Finance Manager

Finance Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Taylor

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a divisional 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/group 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 - £65,000

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 - £65,000

  • 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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