Finance Manager

Posted 12 February by AJ Chambers
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Finance Manager

AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a leading Manufacturing business based in the heart of South East Essex

This exciting new Finance Manager role is open for someone with good experience within a Manufacturing, FMCG or Engineering environment. The ideal candidate will be a qualified professional who is either CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent.

This position would suit an inquisitive individual with good experience within a commerce and industry setting, happy to get involved on the 'shop-floor’ and engage with all staff and customers and is also able to demonstrate good commercial 'know-how’ and the ability to communicate at all levels.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the new Finance Manager will have four members of staff reporting to them, which includes a Company Accountant, Purchase Ledger, Credit Controller and Office Administrator.

Job Description

Main Purpose of Role:

  • Overseeing the company Finance function and supervising the Accounts Department staff.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the Monthly Management Accounts Package in conjunction with the Company Accountant.
  • Budget Management and Preparation of Annual Budget.
  • Daily monitoring and periodical forecasts of Cash-flows.
  • Stock-takes / Cost of Sales: Organise regular counts, valuation of the stock and calculation of the Cost of Sales.
  • Salaries and Benefits: Running monthly salaries, Medical cover, Life Assurance/DIS benefit, Company Cars, including breakdown cover, Pensions administration, Managing Group Employee Benefits.
  • Sales Finance.
  • Fixed Assets.
  • HP / Finance.
  • Other Ad Hoc duties: Inter-company account, Apprenticeship levy, Gender Pay Gap, Director’s current accounts, Liaising with the Group Financial Director on matters such as Energy supplies and foreign Exchange Rates.
  • To provide support, and absence cover, for Company Accountant and other Accounts Staff in your team.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Accounting Skills - Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA).
  • IT Skills - Word, Excel, Outlook & Winman (or other ERP/MRP system).
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbally.

For further information on this Finance Manager position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

Required skills

  • CIMA
  • Engineering
  • Finance Manager
  • FMCG
  • Manufacturing

Reference: 42005939

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