Finance Manager (Food Manufacturing)

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £40,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Accountancy
  • Job Reference:
    55577

My client is a well regarded SME business, ideally situated within North Leicester (LE4), operating within the Food Manufacturing Sector.

Following a period of change, the business have now engaged FRS on an exclusive basis to assist with the recruitment of an Accountant to join the team as Finance Manager, taking responsibility for all aspects of Finance and Administration for the business, whilst leading a small team.

– Completion of Monthly Management and Financial Accounting Activity
– Responsibility for preparation of the monthly management accounts
– Preparation of monthly sales and margin reports
– Preparing cash forecasts
– Preparing annual budgets and forecasts
– Analysing customer profitability
– Managing annual audits with company auditors
– Preparation of annual group reporting
– Maintaining the Fixed Assets register
– Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns
– Preparing and submitting quarterly duty claims
– Submitting monthly EC sales list and monthly Intrastats
– Reconciliation and valuation of monthly stock movements
– Preparation and posting of journal entries
– Calculating and reconciling monthly prepayments and accruals
– Balance Sheet Reconciliations

– Oversee Transactional Finance Team ensuring the timely management of Purchase, Sales Ledgers and Payroll
– Assisting in preparing monthly payroll, PAYE and Pension
– Preparing and submitting P11Ds
– Supervision of the preparation and processing of sales invoices, and Credit Control and cash collection
– Customer credit checks and setting up accounts on Sage
– Supervision of the processing of purchase invoices
– Reconciling supplier statements
– Employee Expense checking and payment
– Managing the company’s insurance cover

The ideal candidate will be a part qualified or qualified accountant (AAT / CIMA / ACCA / ACA), with previous varied experience gained within a dynamic SME Manufacturing business being ideal (Food Experience highly desirable).

The appointed candidate will need to be self motivated and driven, with the confidence and ability to play a key role in the company’s continued expansion, as this is a lead finance role within the business.

Intermediate MS Excel to include Pivots, Look Ups etc. are essential, and knowledge of Sage Accounting would be a major advantage.

In return, a competitive basic salary coupled with excellent benefits including study support for those still studying, good pension and flexible working hours can be offered.

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.