Interim Finance Manager

Fixed Term | £60,000 per annum

We are recruiting an interim Finance Manager to work for a successful business based in South Wales.  This role offers the chance for a qualified accountant to work in a finance team dedicated to providing high quality and insightful management information to support the needs of the business.

The role reports into a Financial Controller, you will also work closely with the Finance Director.  This role would suit a qualified accountant with demonstrable experience in management accounts, month/year end procedures and who has strong commercial acumen.  The business is part of larger group; therefore, this role is a great opportunity for a finance professional to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment. The role is to cover maternity leave for approximately 9 months.

The job

  • Manage the weekly & monthly management accounts process
  • Provide management information for key stakeholders within the business on a regular and timely basis
  • Assist in the preparation of year end & half year end management and statutory accounts and deal with external auditor’s queries providing full audit files and reconciliations
  • Assist the Financial Controller with quarterly forecasts and budgets
  • Oversee internal payroll function to ensure timely production and accurate journal entries
  • Play an active role within the control system environment
  • Responsible for internal and external reporting, including overseeing the preparation of monthly VAT returns, intrastat and EC sales reports
  • Manage the fixed asset process
  • Management of customer terms & provisions.

The person specification

  • Fully qualified with at least 3 years subsequent experience in industry, ideally manufacturing
  • Strong project management skills e.g. capable of preparing and running the plan to deliver the budgets
  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate effectively, both internally (all management and directors) and externally (auditors and management of holding company)
  • Must have a flexible approach and be willing and able to work additional hours where necessary
  • Must be computer literate (all Microsoft packages) with strong Excel skills. IT experience in implementing / developing financial systems would be a real benefit
  • Good technical knowledge – IFRS, UK GAAP, VAT, Intrastat.

 Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is up to £60,000 per annum; depending on experience NB:  Daily rate or fixed term employment will both be considered.
  • Pension scheme
  • Parking

How to apply

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply immediately with your CV and covering note, or feel free to give us a call to find out more.

If this position is not quite right for you, but you would like a confidential discussion on your career please contact us, we would be more than happy to support you in the search for your next role.

At a glance

Job title
Interim Finance Manager
£60,000 per annum
Date posted
Wednesday 21st August, 2019