Finance Manager

Finance Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a successful SME business based in Birmingham City Centre who are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) to join them as Finance Manager.

The role offers great exposure to the wider business as well as progression and autonomy. Lots of flexibility around working from home is also available.

Key Duties: Finance Manager, Birmingham City Centre, £60,000

Management Accounting

  • Preparation, review and submission of monthly Management Accounts P&L
  • Maintain YTD profit reconciliation, ensuring approved margins are achieved
  • Explanation of variances to forecast, last month, last year and budget
  • Review reported costs and follow up on cost overruns and the correct treatment

Financial Management

  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of financial and statistical journals
  • Taking full responsibility for transactional account accruals and prepayments, ensuring integrity of data is correct and anomalies are investigated and reported accordingly
  • Maintain financial integrity in profit results and balance sheet

Forecasting & Budgeting

  • Preparation of mid-month EBITDA forecast
  • Preparation of annual budget: financials and PowerPoint Presentation with use of Hyperion as key planning & reporting tool

Process Improvement

  • Development of financial and operational processes to ensure effective financial control and accurate, timely reporting
  • Improving accounting systems to streamline and reduce the need for manual intervention

Key Skills & Experience, Finance Manager, Birmingham, £60,000

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA)
  • Outstanding IT skills; must be highly advanced / proficient in Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Effective, clear and confident verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to work within strict and challenging deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative, resolve problems and seek continuous improvement

For more information please do get in touch

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