Financial Operations Manager

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Scope / Purpose of Role The position of Financial Operations Manager will be required to maintain internal finances, ranging from transactional duties, up to the production management accounts. You will also work closely with the...

Scope / Purpose of Role

The position of Financial Operations Manager will be required to maintain internal finances, ranging from transactional duties, up to the production management accounts. You will also work closely with the Finance Director to provide real-time information to support decisions and strategy. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a proven track record as an all-round company accountant.

Reports into: Finance Director  

Direct Reports: N/A  

Key Stakeholders: Senior Management Team

Key Result Areas

  • Prepare accurate monthly management accounts for each area in the group to include Trial Balance, Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account by the end of the month
  • To present the monthly management accounts to the Finance Director and be able to explain in full any variances arising against prior periods, expectations and budget
  • To reconcile monthly all the balance sheet/control accounts to include company reconciliations across the group and loans/current accounts
  • To be an integral team member in maintaining a strong level of internal control across the finance function
  • Strive for continuous improvement, drive the development of automated accounting procedures to increase productivity and business efficiency
  • Assist the Cost Analyst  with product costing and analysis of bill of materials (BOM’s)
  • Keep abreast of any new legal and financial regulations that may impact on the Company's operations
  • Preparation of the statutory accountant with the auditors
  • To carry out year-end procedures as required
  • Maintain effective regular contact with the stakeholders, as required to facilitate the preparation of accurate and timely monthly management accounts
  • Maintain and manage the development of ERP, as required, and liaise with the Group’s external providers and training in order to maximise its use to the group's benefit
  • Coach and mentor other members of the team
  • Any other duties required

Key Performance Indicators

  • Reduction in case management resolution time
  • Reduction in case number 
  • Reduction in absence levels
  • Delivery of aligned projects or other activities on time and of agreed quality
  • Suggestion and Implementation of continuous Improvement Initiatives

Skills & Experience

Qualifications:

Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)

Skills

  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Ability to perform well in a team as well as deliver independently
  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Ability to communicate complex financial strategies to lay persons to enable informed decision-making throughout the business
  • Ability to work at pace, when at times there is a level of uncertainty about direction

Experience

  • Strong management accountant experience 
  • Experience of using and developing ERP systems
  • Experience in manufacturing (desirable)

 

Please note, we retain the right to close this vacancy or keep it open subject to volume and quality of applications.  We would, therefore, encourage candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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