Finance Manager

Lyons Recruitment
West Yorkshire, UK
£44000 - £46000/annum Parking, Working from home options
24 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
The Business & Opportunity:

Fantastic opportunity to join a renowned and established Leeds based business operating within the hospitality and leisure industry. Due to continued growth, they have created a new Finance Manager opportunity for their £20m turnover operation. Being part of a wider global group, future progression opportunities also exist for an ambitious candidate.


As Finance Manager, you will ensure the accounts function provides an exceptional service to venue clients and customers. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will manage a small team, taking responsibility for all finance activity. This will include:

* Produce timely and accurate monthly management accounts, along with analytical data and MI including wages, GP and spend analyses;

* Supervise, coach and develop a small transactional finance team, ensuring their duties are carried out to a high standard;

* Prepare monthly management reporting including balance sheet to the group reporting timeline and in accordance with group framework;

* Assist with forecasting and budget preparation;

* Review of the effective production and control of JV financials;

* Ensure an accurate and up to date fixed asset register is maintained;

* Build & maintain strong relationships with key members of other teams around the business. This includes the cashiering team and non-finance;

* Monitor and review key venue client accounts to ensure information is provided accurately and on time;

* Review monthly commission statements to venue clients;

* Continual improvement and development of processes, procedures and key controls;

* Support with Year End Audit and preparation of documentation;

* Work with Head of Finance to review and assist with new systems, and carry out adhoc project work;

Skills & Experience Required:

* Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ACMA, or ambitious Part-qualified or Finalist.

* Likely to have worked in an SME, where you have performed a varied role;

* Good knowledge and appreciation of systems, processes and procedures;

* Advanced Excel skills, together with a good knowledge of other IT systems;

* Experience from the hospitality/leisure industry will prove advantageous, but by no means a pre-requisite. Perhaps more important is an appreciation of how multi-site businesses operate;

* Possess the kudos and gravitas required to effectively supervise a small team and liaise with the wider business;

* Strong interpersonal skills with a natural positivity, tenacity, intellect, energy, passion, and ambition to drive the business forward;

* Commercially astute to be able to analyse problems and implement solutions.

What's On Offer:

* A competitive salary of c45k (negotiable);

* Free on-site parking;

* Based on the East side of Leeds, they are conveniently located close to the motorway network, hence will appeal to candidates from Leeds, Castleford, Pontefract, Wakefield, Selby, Wetherby, York and further a-field. They are also easily accessible via train and bus;

* Genuine Career Progression Opportunities;

* Flexibility of occasional working from home.

Apply Now:

* Interviews are being conducted asap, hence you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience;

* N.B. Lyons Recruitment are exclusively retained on this recruitment campaign, hence any CVs submitted from other sources will automatically be redirected

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