My client, an expanding and acquisitive group of companies is keen to appoint a qualified Finance Manager into a divisional role.

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, you will manage a small finance team and partner with a designated Division. Taking full responsibility for the finance function in that business area with the support of a small team.

Responsibilities include:
•To lead the processing and production of accounts for the Division including cash flow forecasting and related analysis.
•Production of P&L, balance sheets and business forecasts and the identification of balance sheet improvements.
•Responsible for producing Statutory Accounts for multiple businesses in the Division.
•Ensure the Division complies with relevant statutory and industry regulations and requirements (VAT, PAYE and CIS).
•Work with the Directors to prepare divisional budgets including providing ‘what if’ scenario planning and independent challenge.
•Support Divisional Directors in ensuring accurate business reporting and good operational/cost control.
•Identify potential process and system improvements, taking recommendations to the Group Financial Controller, Group Finance Director and senior executives prior to driving through the approved developments.
•Recruit, coach, develop and manage the performance of a small team.
•Ensure the transactional processes are being performed in a timely and professional manner.
•Participate in or lead business projects i.e. strategic planning, acquisitions and integration, new system implementations etc.

This is a challenging role which is crucial within both group finance and the division. It is a broad role involving hands on management and financial accounts reporting through to advising and partnering with divisional directors on their business strategy. It will suit a resilient candidate who is both hands on in their approach, with strong business partnering skills and the ability to advise senior management at a strategic level.

Role will suit a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with up to 3-5 years PQE, with a proven track record of management / financial accounting and experience of managing and coaching other finance team members.

You will have an analytical mind with excellent attention to detail and have a strong flair for systems development (advanced Excel is a must). Previous experience of acquisition integration would be advantageous but not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a continually expanding business into a pivotal and important role with genuine prospects for future growth.

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