Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
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    Job description:

    We are proud to be working with an award-winning international software development company who are seeking a dynamic Finance Manager to join their growing organisation.  This is an exciting role for the business as you will not only need a financial hat but also a commercial hat to assist them in driving their business forward.

    You’ll join a hardworking and ambitious team who welcome honest feedback and actively encourage innovation. They’ll want to hear all about your proven track record of delivering accurate and timely financial information, and will invite you to apply your creativity, expertise and acumen to identify opportunities for the improvement and modernisation of systems and processes.  As part of the senior management team you will be responsible for financial overviews into company strategies and projects.

    This is a hybrid role with 1 – 2 days a week in the office.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Management and development of the existing finance team
    • Production of monthly management accounts including profit & loss and balance sheet with supporting variance analysis for the board
    • Preparation of budgets and monthly forecasting and reconciliation of company overheads
    • Multi-currency accounting
    • Producing cashflow forecasts
    • Coordinating the preparation of statutory accounts for external accountants and liaising with auditors where required
    • VAT returns
    • Proactively improving internal processes and ensuring strong financial control exists around the recording and reporting of income and expenditure
    • Collation of payroll for outsourced payroll company
    • Involvement in project work


    Skills and experience required:

    • ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
    • Experience of managing and mentoring a small team
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
    • Strong technical skills and
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Navision (desirable)
    • Confident in dealing with Directors and stakeholders in the business
    • Demonstrates a growth mindset and an interest in seeing the role and business develop


    Hours of work:

    • Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm


    Salary and benefits:

    • £45,000 – £55,000
    • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
    • Life assurance & critical illness x 4
    • Income protection
    • Hybrid working (1 – 2 days office per week)
    • Workplace pension
    • Flexi day every month (extra 12 days holiday per year)
    • Dependent leave
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