Finance Manager

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Finance Manager

We are working exclusively with one of the global leaders in Home Mechanical Ventilation, Airway Clearance and Sleep therapy on an extremely exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to join their site in Stratford-upon-Avon as part of the UK management team.

The Finance Manager will have overall responsibility for the UK Finance function, including management of the finance team.

Essential Tasks:

  • Overall responsibility for the UK Finance function including leading and guiding the local Finance team to reach expected Finance work
  • Member of the UK Management team and a business partner for all other functions
  • Month and year-end closing, ensure that monthly closings are performed timely and with high quality and according to regulations
  • Financial reporting, internal reporting to HQ and management team, and external reporting to UK authority’s, including Annual Financial Statements
  • Ensure compliance with and enforce adherence to all financial requirements, including reporting & taxation
  • Analyse and follow up on business performance and KPIs
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and long-term planning
  • Cash management, including cash flow forecast
  • Plan, coordinate and lead external financial audit
  • Bank contact, including financing short term and long term
  • Approve all financial transactions to include payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivables.
  • Credit management to include customer terms, credit limits and collections
  • Sign off on all purchase invoices and approve weekly BACS payment run
  • Tax declaration of income statement, VAT and administration of taxes
  • Develop and improve routines and processes within Finance, including closing, reporting and analysis
  • Work closely with the business to drive simplification processes in P&L and finance flows to gain business growth
  • Update job knowledge and ensure competence in the field of finance and tax
  • Superuser JDE, for Finance UK
  • Close cooperation with Finance at HQ

HR & Payroll - Following HR responsibilities are to be covered within the Finance department, not necessarily by the Finance Manager

  • Administrate and process monthly payroll (manage and record employee vacation and absences etc for processing by external accountants)
  • Administration of insurance, pension schemes etc
  • Manage and administration of employee benefits, healthcare scheme etc
  • Manage transactional HR tasks in various employee life cycle processes, e.g. onboarding, change, offboarding. Ensure contractual elements in line with legal requirements and company practices
  • HR reporting to authorities
  • Ensure UK HR master data accuracy in Breas’ HR systems. Ensure HR data processing in accordance with GDPR.
  • Support local execution of global HR processes, track progress
  • Support HR business partner with UK specific information and/or third party connections on a needs basis
  • Support Global Legal team with UK Insurances renewals
  • Secure alignment with WHS regulations (Work Health Safety Inspections etc)
  • Oversee alignment with the Competence, Awareness & Training procedure
  • Responsibility for UK training curriculums in line with local and global procedures


  • 5+ years experience within Finance
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with tier 1 ERP system
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Extensive knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Experience working in an international group - preferred
  • Experience from manufacturing entity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be extremely detail oriented
  • Hands on in the day-to-day working tasks
  • Leadership skills with the ability to delegate, motivate and inspire team members
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team focused, accountability and strong work ethic a must
  • Ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in a clear and concise manner
  • Working experience within Payroll and other HR related issues - preferred
  • Hybrid model possible - 3 days in office as a minimum

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Required skills

  • Finance
  • Finance Department
  • Finance Manager
  • Finance Team
  • Financial Controller

Reference: 51517043

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