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Finance Manager


West Cornwall

Ref EB9311

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Finance Manager - West Cornwall - £45-60,000 

* Please note that this client will consider applicants seeking either a four or five day working week - please specify preference at point of application *

Every problem gives rise to a new opportunity. And that is exactly what this business specialises in. They’re an engineering business that have found a solution to age long problem with an innovation that has gained serious traction in recent years. They’ve taken their solution through in house R&D, engineering, and have now taken their product to market with serious success. The business is poised for growth and as such are developing their team accordingly. 

Trial Balance Consulting have been exclusively engaged by the company to source and experienced Finance Manager, a permanent position that can be operated on either a four or five day working week to suit both sides. The role will be based onsite between St. Ives and Hayle. This will be a key role within the business and one that will work very closely with a highly experienced CEO (and acting CFO), as well as the wider senior management team. The role will initially take the form of a standalone position where the successful candidate will take full control of accounting controls but also design and develop procedures for maximum efficiency. 

We’re seeking a candidate with strong all-round accounting experience, ideally within an SME/OMB environment, and with strong management reporting and statutory accounting exposure. Key focus of the role: 

- Production of monthly management accounts

- Statutory and financial reporting as required (VAT, Corporation Tax computations etc.)

- Payroll for a small team

- Accounts payable

- Accounts receivable 

- Reconciliations, banking and petty cash control

- Project costing and budgeting

- Stock control and management

We’re looking for an experienced Finance Manager who has previously assumed overall operational responsibility for the day-to-day financial responsibility of a fast paced business. Applicants may either QBE, AAT or part/fully professionally qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA. The business promotes a modern working environment making the most of current technology; this role would suit a candidate with strong IT aptitude and excellent skills in the use of MS Excel and digital accounting tools (ideally with a working knowledge of Xero). The successful candidate will be a key point of contact across all departments of the business so excellent communication skills required in addition to the ability to supervise and develop an enthusiastic team. 

For further details, including a detailed role specification, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB9311. Our client is keen to initiate interviews as soon as possible.     

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