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Finance Manager

  • Permanent
  • North East
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Consumer Goods Sector

Finance Manager – North East – Consumer Goods – £35,000 – £40,000

The Finance Manager is a key appointment for the Finance function and the business. The Finance Manager will report to the Commercial Management Accountant and will be responsible for the day to day running of the UK Finance function. The role will involve the management of a team across all areas of Finance. Responsibilities of the role will include (but not exhaustive):


Key areas:

  • Day to day running of the UK Finance function involving support and execution across all areas of Finance and appropriate administration activities
  • Driving improvements and enhancements in systems and processes across the Finance function
  • Oversight and performance of key control account reconciliations
  • Ownership of the inventory control and reconciliation process across the business for raw materials and finished goods.
  • Ownership of revenue to fulfilment reconciliation and control
  • Review and manage standard costing mechanisms across the business
  • Oversight of the credit control function including the management and reporting of KPIs
  • Oversight of the Sales Promotion process including the management and reporting of KPIs
  • Oversight of finance administration activities including Payroll and PAYE/NI reporting, VAT, Management of benefits
  • Preparation and issuing of departmental budgets


Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter/highly motivated individual
  • Dynamic
  • Highly analytical
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Self-organised and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Eagerness to learn and grow with the business
  • Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to influence others
  • Not afraid to raise issues with senior management


Qualification / Experience / Skills Required

  • Fully recognised accountancy qualification – ACA, CIMA, ACCA
  • At least 7 years PQE
  • Strong IT/Systems experience including strong excel skills
  • FMCG / Consumer / Inventory experience desirable

If you are interested in this role or would like to hear more then please contact Tom Lakey or apply now.


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