Finance Manager

Michael Page
Bradford, West Yorkshire
£40000 - £50000 per annum
07 Aug 2019
07 Sep 2019
Charlotte Stansfield
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

My client are a well respected business based in Bradford with a turnover of circa £10m. They are growing rapidly both organically and via acquisition and now seek an ambitious Finance Manager to join their team.

Client Details

My client have a portfolio of properties used for leisure activities.


Responsibilities include (albeit not limited):

    • providing and interpreting financial information
    • maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
    • monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends
    • analysing change and advising accordingly
    • formulating strategic and long-term business plans
    • researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance
    • analysing competitors and market trends
    • developing financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk
    • conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
    • managing financial accounting and monitoring and reporting systems
    • liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out
    • developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue
    • producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines
    • managing budgets ensuring that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements
    • arranging new sources of finance for a company's debt facilities
    • supervising staff
    • keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
    • report to management of variances and the reasons
    • assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction
    • compile and report on key business metrics

Any other duties as directed by the Managing Director.


Skills required:

  • Qualified Accountant or Qualified by Experience
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical approach to work
  • Strong numeracy and sound technical skills
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
  • Capacity to make quick but rational decisions
  • Potential to lead and motivate others
  • Strong IT skills - experience with SAGE line 50 and Sage payroll ideal but not essential
  • Project management skills.

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefit.

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