Finance Manager


£36000 - £38000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Blackpool

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A superb opportunity has arisen to work within a growing, international, SME business based in Preston and working closely with the strategic decision makers to lead the finance function.

As a Finance Manager you'll partner with the business to enable the senior leadership team to make informed business decisions by providing financial insight & advice. You'll gather & analyse financial data, & forecast future trends making recommendations to improve business performance. You'll look for ways to reduce financial risk & business costs.

You'll be responsible for;

  • Strong P&L / balance sheet management
    *Production of management accounts / budgets / forecast / strategic plans
    *Ability to lead a small team of staff (2-3 direct reports)
    *Oversight of budgeting and forecasting for the business
    *Review balance sheet reconciliations
    *Management of the financial reporting and cost controls
    *Provide inputs & commentary to the preparation of monthly / quarterly reviews

The ideal candidate you will be :

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) or QBE
  • *Strong interpersonal skills (ability to lead a team of 2-3 staff)
    *Strong technical accounting knowledge
    *Able to analyse / interpret data using Excel skills (V-Lookups, Sum ifs and Pivot tables etc.)
    *Strong attention to detail & deadline-orientated

The client will offer a great salary package, flexible working as well as above average pension contribution.

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