Company: Recruitment Genius Ltd
Location: Manchester, North West

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Finance & Administration Manager

South Manchester

cÂŁ50K basic + bonuses and benefits

The company, part of a highly successful international manufacturing business, is a leading supplier of speciality chemicals used in a variety of industrial applications. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a profitable, growing business as Finance & Administration Manager, be part of their senior management team and play a major role in the future development of the organisation.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

– Ensure timely production of monthly management accounts including investigation and analysis of variances
– Prepare management accounts and balance sheet ahead of annual audit
– Cashflow management, forecasting, credit control, P&L analysis
– Preparation of annual budgets
– Maintain asset register
– Manage payroll and associated administration
– HMRC VAT returns, PAYE / NI and employee earnings / benefits – P11Ds etc
– Provision of regular and reliable management information to the MD
– Reporting and liaison with European HQ in respect of finance function
– Develop process improvements and drive efficiency in the business
– Maintain effective financial controls and policies
– Supporting the MD in the day-to-day running of the business
– Managing the administration function through a small support team

A qualified or part-qualified accountant ideally, or perhaps qualified by experience, you should be able to demonstrate the following experience and characteristics:

– Proven track record of effective financial management and control, preferably within a manufacturing environment that operates internationally
– Sage Line 100 experience would be preferred
– Strong IT and Accounting systems knowledge
– Sound commercial skills
– Strong leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills, good communicator
– Ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level
– Proven track record of business improvement and managing change
– Comfortable with working to strict deadlines
– Excellent attention to detail