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Finance Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jonathan Moss

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:


Finance Manager

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

Location: Manchester / home working

Duration: fixed term contract

Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a Finance Manager on a fixed term contract for a successful and instantly recognisable business based in Manchester. The business has outperformed their competitors over the past few years and will continue to do so by driving their strategic plan, delivering further improvements and changes that will make a real impact on the whole business.

You will be responsible for delivering great financial accounting services across the team, as well as guiding a variety of stakeholders through large-scale transformation projects. You will be responsible for the delivery of financial accounting services, reconciliations, controls and reporting across the different business areas. You will support the Record to Report manager in delivering finance transformation, leading the team through change and making sure that the teams are motivated and working well together.

General responsibilities:-

  • lead financial accounting activity to completion, including financial control, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset and stock management, life plan management and management accountant support to the business
  • monthly reporting on financial control, providing insightful updates to the business
  • make sure that any queries are resolved quickly and accurately by the team
  • work towards agreed timescales and targets
  • provide direct support to the Record to Report manager in delivering transformation and leading the team through a significant period of change
  • manage the continuous improvement of processes, procedures and best practices
  • build strong working relationships with senior leaders across the different business areas
  • mentor, guide and inspire the team, identifying areas of improvement and encouraging personal development

The successful applicant will be ACA or ACCA or CIMA qualified and have a background in a similar Finance Managerial role from a shared services environment.

You will have previous experience leading large teams through business transformation, a proven Record to Report experience, experience implementing a new ERP system into a finance team and SAP Finance experience would be a bonus, but is not essential.

You will have the ability to develop and implement strategy across a high-performing finance team coupled with excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at a senior level and build strong collaborative teams.

Ideally, you will have experience from a similar dynamic and complex business and have the ability to juggle multiple conflicting priorities, working to tight deadlines. More importantly, you will have the ability to build successful relationships with partners across the business.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this commercial finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.

Sellick Partnership is a market leader in financial recruitment operating across the UK. Over the last ten years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers, and our expert team of consultants boast up to date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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