Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4662

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re currently recruiting for an experienced Finance Manager on behalf of a Distributor, part of an international group. The company is growing year on year and my client is seeking candidates with experience of working within a multi-channel retail business.

    The successful candidate will monitor and manage the day-to-day financial operations within the company, as well as providing insightful analytical information to the Managing Director to assist with strategical decision making.

    This is an interesting and varied role and presents a wonderful opportunity to join an enterprising and cohesive team, with the joint vision of driving forward the continued growth and success of the company.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Review financial data and prepare monthly P&L, cashflow and variance analysis reports and present to SMT
    • Prepare monthly financial analysis to budget for group
    • Collation of payroll for external accountant and submission to HMRC
    • Year-end reporting and work with external auditor for group audit requirements
    • Management of an Assistant Accountant
    • Multi-currency accounting and reporting
    • Intercompany reconciliations
    • Overseeing payment runs
    • Overseeing the completion of VAT returns within the legal deadline dates both UK & Ireland Tax authorities
    • Overseeing the debtor management process to ensure that debts are recovered on time and to minimise bad debt – seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company
    • Tracking the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
    • Maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
    • ‘hands on approach’ to assisting other areas of the business as working within a small but growing team


    Skills and experience required:

    • QBE or relevant accounting qualification
    • Over 5 years’ experience within a similar role
    • Experience of multi-channel business desirable
    • Strong Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and experience of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 365 desirable
    • Technically knowledgeable along with good commercial acumen
    • Demonstrates a growth mindset and an interest in seeing the role and business develop


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.00pm with (1/2-hour lunch break)


    Salary and benefits:

    • £40,000 – £45,000
    • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
    • Pension
    • Discretionary company bonus