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Finance Manager

  • Location: Slough
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012784_1684334184

I am exclusively recruiting a Finance Manager for one of the UK's fastest growing education providers; they have a national presence and have been growing organically and by acquisition for quite some time. This growth is expected to continue and this is a newly created role to support current & future needs.

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the Finance Manager will manage a small team and lead the accounting, reporting and control functions across the UK business. Specific duties include:

  • Lead the month-end close process - ensure timely & accurate financial reporting.
  • Manage the accounting teams (3 staff) to deliver excellent support across the business.
  • Maintain financial controls in key areas e.g. payments, bank accounts, reconciliations, assets.
  • Act as a Business Partner across operating businesses, head office; ensure budgets are managed.
  • Support a range of projects (e.g. ERP implementation, CapEx investment, Treasury management).

The successful candidate for the position of Finance Manager will:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA).
  • Enjoy working in a hands-on manner and be keen to continue getting stuck into the detail.
  • Have FRS102 experience and a good awareness of controls around reconciliations & month end.
  • (Ideally) possess some experience of managing staff and experience in a multi-site business.
  • Seek to gain experience in implementing an ERP system and helping a business to modernise.

Salary: £60000 - £65000 + 10% bonus + 27 days + bens.