Finance Manager

Michael Page
Greater Manchester
£40000 - £50000 per annum
07 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Olivia Greer
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time

The main remit of this North Manchester based Finance Manager role will be to manage a small team, take full responsibility for the month end, and provide commercial analysis to the board - commenting on performance and adding real value to the business.

Client Details

Michael Page are working exclusively with a North Manchester based SME.

Having built up the business in their niche sector from scratch, this is a great time to join a close knit and successful organisation.


This North Manchester basedSME Finance Manager role will carry out the following tasks:

  • Conduct month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes.

  • Supervise and oversee accounts team

  • Maintain the trail balance , profit & loss and weekly cash flow

  • Preparation of business unit financial reporting for local and HQ, including budgeting and forecasting.

  • Provide operational financial analysis to senior none finance stakeholders

  • Assist with annual financial statement audit.

  • Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement in accounting processes.

  • Analysis of all expenditure-direct and indirect.

  • Negotiation of supplier contracts/ services and insurances.

  • Provide support / analyses to inventory reduction and stock control.

  • Participation on global corporate projects as directed.


The successful candidate for this North Manchester based SME Finance Manager role will be:

  • A fully qualified accountant - ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Used to working as a small part of a larger business
  • A diligent, hard working Finance Manager with a keen eye for detail
  • A team player, able to manage and motivate a team
  • Open to new ideas, able to improve processes and add value
  • Able to take full responsibility for month end reporting
  • Able to spot commercial wins for the business

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this North Manchester based SME Finance Manager role will receive a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.

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