Finance Manager

Finance Manager - Exceptional progression opportunity to Finance controller within 12 months
Grantham (Hybrid model with occasional travel to other sites)
High growth PE backed SME
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
SF Recruitment are currently recruiting for a qualified Finance Manager for an exciting business in Grantham with PE investment to help to scale and grow the business. If you are a talented Finance Manager looking for a role with extensive opportunities to progress this role could be ideal for you. Our client's business has gone from strength to strength over recent years and with further change planned (with a number of acquisitions in play and planned) it's a key priority for them to ensure the right person for this next phase of growth. Reporting in to the CFO this role is pretty hands on, if you love a broad role within a smaller business environment and the ability to really own day to day finance operations this could be for you.
Our client would love to hear from strong Finance Managers who see themselves as Finance controller in the medium term. More importantly you will be excited about a broad role where you can really own day to day accounting operations whilst playing a pivotal role in the growth of our clients business.
Day to day your role will entail:
- Management of the accounting functions for the division, across different sites
- Responsibility for the Financial Controls and Processes as well as the balance sheet, management accounts and financial accounts.
- Preparation of divisional Management Accounts Information, including Analysis and monthly/weekly reporting to the Group, Board and Investors
- Cash flow forecasting and close management of cash flows
- Preparing statutory accounts, working with external advisors and implementing recommendations
- Responsible for onboarding new acquisitions, implementation of accounting policies and processes and possible change of systems
- Projects around continuous improvement including streamlining of financial processes
- Responsible for the tax requirements of the division with support from external advisers, including VAT, payroll and corporation taxes.
This role is ideally suited to a 2nd mover from practice or an industry trained Finance Manager looking for a real opportunity to progress in to Finance Controller/Head of Finance very quickly. You will be excited about working within a high growth SME environment (Its likely your experience to date includes working within this environment already) and you will enjoy the challenge of a fast paced and broad role. In addition to the technical skills you bring to this role, its equally important to hire a person who can demonstrate a can do attitude, flexible and positive approach with the ability to build brilliant colleague and stakeholder relationships.

East London, England, UK