Interim Finance Manager

  • Up to £50000.00 per annum
  • Full Time
  • Manchester
  • Accountancy
  • 10/07/2024
  • Qualified
  • BBBH8003
  • Interim Finance Manager
  • 15 months
  • Contract
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Accountable Recruitment are thrilled to be partnering with a dynamic and forward-thinking organization seeking to appoint an experienced Finance Manager on an initial 15 month fixed term contract.

Based in Greater Manchester you will work a hybrid model.


  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package

Job Duties:

  • Management of Finance Department:
    • Line manage a team of 4 finance staff, ensuring robust and controlled processes.
    • Develop team members through on-the-job training and external programs, focusing on both finance and soft skills.
  • Accounting, Reporting, and Control:
    • Oversee the monthly close process, ensuring clean sub-ledgers and accurate general ledger close by WD3.
    • Approve changes to the BU payroll and manage the submission of actuals and forecast data to Division and Group.
    • Prepare monthly management reporting, including variance commentary, for review by the Finance Director.
    • Review balance sheet reconciliations and manage VAT and CIS returns.
    • Oversee the preparation of annual statutory accounts and tax packs.
    • Liaise with external auditors and manage the delivery of required information.
  • Forecasts and Budgets:
    • Prepare forecasts and projections, including 2-year profit and cashflow forecasts and forward land bank profit projection.
    • Develop biannual detailed business plans/forecasts with support from the Finance Director.
    • Model site financial performance and integrate data across systems
    • Present key budget outputs to non-financial audiences and monitor post-plan performance.
  • Other Responsibilities:
    • Deputise for the Finance Director, attending meetings on their behalf.
    • Support and challenge managers/directors from other functions to ensure the business delivers shareholder value.
    • Visit active sites in the region biannually and respond to data and analysis requests from across the Division and Group.

Who will I report to?

  • Finance Director

When will interviews be taking place?

  • Interviews will be happening as soon as possible

Ideal Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Prior experience as a financial accountant or external auditor and management accountant
  • Proven staff management experience with a focus on development
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Previous industry experience
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