Acquisitions Finance Manager

  • Location:

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + + bonus

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Lucy Regan

We are currently working with a fantastic technology business based in Harrogate who are looking to strengthen their commercial finance function. This business has remained strong throughout the pandemic making them a safe and stable organisation to progress your career within.

They are now looking for a Acquisitions Finance Manager to join their finance team. This is a unique opportunity at this level, as it reports directly into a highly motivational and ambitious CFO. Therefore, the exposure you could gain from taking on this exciting, newly created role could fast track someone's commercial finance career.

The ideal candidate for this position would be an individual who has trained at a well-known accountancy firm and can now demonstrate 1-2 years' experience working in a commercial environment since qualifying. Business partnering experience with non-finance individuals will be key to this position.

As the Acquisitions Finance Manager, you will support the CFO in delivering special projects that support the long and medium-term business growth strategy. This highly strategic position will involve effective stakeholder management and therefore requires an articulate and confident individual.

The position will include the following duties on a day-to-day basis:

-Perform due diligence checks on potential acquisitions and present back to the SMT on your findings, high-lighting any areas of concern
-Business partnering confidently and effectively with the sales function to provide commercial analysis to support decision making
-Determine new pricing strategies
-Work with the CFO to identify and appraise strategic initiatives
-Build new and strong connections between the finance and operations team by behaving like a true finance business partner
-Provide key management information to the operational teams
-Financial forecasting, Board reporting and management of the company's overall financial position
-Compliance with the company's policies and procedures
-Implementing new and effective policies and procedures where requires

This really is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress quickly and be mentored by someone brilliant.

If you think you fit the profile that my client is looking for then please either apply or get in touch with Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale for further information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.