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Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £50000 per annum + company car

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lucy Regan

Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working in an exclusive partnership with a highly respected, iconic brand based in West Yorkshire, who are recruiting several exciting new finance roles due to their increased growth. Their people are at the heart of everything they do, and they have become the UK's largest player within their industry because of them. They pride themselves on not just being the biggest in the field, but also the best! Their visions and values stand out from the crowd, which is reflects the personality of this proud, family-owned company.

It is no coincidence that this business has one of the lowest staff turnovers that we have ever come across. Not only do they provide a fantastic working culture, but they also continuously offer multiple opportunities from within where their employees can expand their knowledge and experience across all areas of finance.

One of the unique opportunities they are now recruiting for is a Finance Manager. This is a pivotal role in the business to support the Financial Controller and to take leadership of the finance team, consisting of 15 people. This a vibrant and busy finance function, consisting of part qualified and transactional finance individuals, who are looking for a strong man manager to show them what excellent looks like. You will manage the team in the delivery of accurate financial reporting and be the key finance person to provide financial guidance to operational colleagues.

Your role will include the following responsibilities:-

-Manage the accounts team on a day-to-day basis, driving influence and motivation throughout the team by doing effective one to ones on a regular basis
-Ensuring that the monthly management accounts are completed in a timely and efficient manner, providing commentary and analysis to highlight any areas of concern
-Monitor financial performance and provide key performance indicators for all sites and departments
-Advise the operations departments on financial performance, margin costs and overheads
-Analyst and look for ways to reduce costs and expenses for all sits, departments and cost centres
-Ensuring balance sheet reconciliations are completed in accordance with company procedures
-Provide regular and meaningful financial accounts to Head Office
-Oversee the completion of the quarterly VAT returns
-Oversee the production of P11d's
-Support with the overseeing and control of the market area's borrowings, cash flow and liquidity, briefing the Brand Director daily
-Produce an internal year end pack
-Create a team culture of high performance and excellence throughout
-Review and implement any process of system changes

This role requires a qualified accountant who has effectively managed a team and is also interested in enhancing their business partnering experience. You must have skills in negotiating and formulating plans at a strategic level and be confident in influencing at all levels. Strong leadership skills are essential in this position.

Please get in touch with Lucy Regan to discuss this excellent opportunity further.

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.