Finance Manager

Finance Manager

  • Location

    Shropshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a medium sized Schools Trust based in Shropshire who are recruiting for a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA,CIPFA) to join them as a Finance Manager.

The role is an all encompassing assignment that reports directly into a CFO with considerable exposure to Trustee's. Whilst the role does offer great exposure it should also be viewed as a lifestyle role with large amounts of flexibility in terms of working hours/days & working from home. There is also an option for this role to be part time for the right candidate.

Skills: Finance Manager, Shropshire, £42,000 or Part Time

  • A proven track record in managing a finance function to the highest of standards, constantly striving to seek improvements in processes·
  • A relevant professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA)·
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with staff at all levels including Trustees and Senior Leaders. ·
  • Strong IT skills and the ability to manage, manipulate and interpret data, with experience of managing and operating key financial systems·
  • The ability to manage time and a finance team, delegating as appropriate, multitasking and working to tight deadlines

Experience: Finance Manager, Shropshire

  • At least 2 years' experience of managing a finance function
  • Experience of working with computerised Accounting (Sage is desirable), Budget modelling systems, MS office packages particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience of business planning and monitoring including the production of monthly management accounts and associated MI and commentary
  • Experience of facilitation and management of External Financial Statements Audit
  • Experience of preparing financial statements including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statutory cashflow and associated notes
  • Experience of preparing financial reports and information for Senior Management and external stakeholders
  • Evidence of financial modelling including rolling forecasts and 3 to 5 year projections
  • Experience of financial appraisal of projects, capital and revenue and applying appropriate decision making techniques

For more information on this fantastic Finance Manager role that offers huge scope and flexibility please do get in touch


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