Finance Manager

Bedfordshire, Bedford
£35000 - £40000 per annum
12 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Joe West
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time

Exciting Finance Manager role based in Bedford overlooking a transactional finance team whilst having full ownership of accounts production and financial analysis. This role is looking for a dynamic and proactive Finance Manager to lead the team but also bring about additional efficiency's through process improvement and the use of best practise.

Client Details

My client based in central Bedford are a 5-10 minute walk from the station with parking on site also. This Finance Manager role will have commercial and strategic involvement with the business to include business partnering with sales, marketing, HR and Operations. The business have a strong and forward looking Senior management team and are looking for a personable character who will get on with internal and external stakeholders whilst driving the financial agenda of the company


Finance Manager duties and responsibilities;

  • Manage the accounts team, leading the proactive improvement of processes
  • Prepare group accounts
  • Assist in producing the financial statements
  • Produce accurate financial reports
  • Oversee the credit control function of two managing the cash flow, cash procedures and bank reconciliations
  • Manage the cashiering and Accounts Payabale teams
  • Up skill the current team and be involved in recruiting new staff, appraisals and training
  • Compile KPI's for regular review with the team
  • Ensure accuracy of the teams preparation and posting of inter company transactions


Essential and desirable experience and characteristics of the successful Finance Manager;

  • 3 years of staff management or experience In a team leader/supervisory position
  • Experience of presenting financial and management information, driving strategy
  • ACCA/CIMA part qualified, Qualified by experience or AAT qualified
  • Experience producing accounts from start to finish or exposure to group accounting
  • attention to detail on your own work and that of the team
  • a personable and friendly character with the ability to stay calm under pressure

Job Offer

This company offer great exposure, strong progression and real family feel environment with a strong senior leadership team but also a new and dynamic team below this position which you will have the opportunity to shape.

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