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Job Title: Finance Manager
Salary: £40-50k + benefits
Location: Leeds

We're very excited to be recruiting for a Finance Manager to join a rapidly growing, highly acquisitive manufacturing based business on the outskirts of Leeds.

This business are highly innovative, market leading in their respective field and are undergoing a period of rapid growth, so there really is no better time to join!

The Role

As Finance Manager, you'll be working closely with the Group FC to run a finance team of very driven, talented and ambitious professionals and help drive the business through a period of rapid growth and expansion.
This is a diverse role offering full oversight of the whole business, plenty commercial exposure to business partner the wider stakeholder group to help add value, support decision making, and also oversee business performance.

Given the diversity of the role, duties could include but are certainly not limited to:

  • Overseeing the production of the management accounts
  • Manage, support and develop a small team of Assistant Accountants and trainees.
  • Full P&L responsibility, ensuring any varying performance issues across subsidiaries are understood
  • Ensure new acquisitions are successfully and efficiently integrated into the business.
  • Manage working capital and cash flow forecasting
  • Business Partner with the wider stakeholder group and departments (Marketing, Product Development, Sales etc) to provide useful insight and analysis to help drive performance, identify opportunities and aid business growth.
  • Assist the Group FC with the annual budgeting process.
  • Provide commercial support and help drive continuous improvement.


Your Profile

The ideal person for this role will be a career driven, ambitious Management Accountant looking to work in a high growth, highly acquisitive, forward thinking manufacturing firm, offering a clear succession plan and opportunities for progression.
You'll be passionate about driving growth and adding value in a business facing role, and able to work in a very fast paced ever changing environment.

To be considered for this role, you will ideally:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA will be considered)
  • Have an appetite to further grow a highly acquisitive business
  • Be competent in the month end routine and the production of the P&L, balance sheet, budgets and cash flow forecasts. Exposure to Group Accounts and consolidations also ideal but not essential.
  • Have demonstrable experience of adding value to a business, provide insight and analysis to shape strategy and aid decision making.
  • Be confident liaising with Senior Stakeholders and challenging the status quo to provide value add recommendations.
  • Be self motivated, driven and able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • A background in Manufacturing would be highly advantageous but not essential.



Salary & Benefits

  • Salary £40,000-£50,000 + benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flex-time and flexible working offered
  • Competitive wider benefits package