Finance Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
East Boldon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2022
Closes
31 Aug 2022
Job Title
Accountant
Category
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Manager sought by a world leading manufacturer of automotive components to join their team based in Sunderland.
The Role:
Reporting to the Director of Finance, as Finance Manager you ll play a key role in ensuring that the plant achieves its financial objectives and reports accurate information in relation to costs, spend, budget etc. Your responsibilities will include:
Lead and direct financial team to ensure plant and departmental KPIs are met.
Ensure compliance to all legal requirements that are defined by HMRC and other statutory bodies.
Lead on the finance plan preparation for annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, and monthly outlook.
Take ownership in delivering bridge reports of actual against plan.
Own the integrity of supporting data that supports plan preparation.
Provide accurate and timely financial reports as required by business, provide information and present to Plant Manager and group finance.
Work with commercial accountants to manage price and cost evolution for commercial, economics and currency.
Drive team to ensure month end and year end reporting is accurate and timely
Ensure the finance team are fully competent through training and appropriate certification / qualifications.
Deliver a VSA for Finance and related functions with a road map for improvement.
Work closely with other departmental heads to continually improve the quality of service to the plant and ultimately the business performance.
Work with and support the other senior managers to ensure that the business and plant objectives are met.
Facilitate employee development reviews for the team through the Performance Manager Tool and ensure regular reviews/feedback takes place to help team achieve goal status and development plans.
Participate in scheduled and adhoc management meetings and organise regular team meetings to support 360 communications
Manage plant spend and ensure all departmental heads work within plant and departmental budgetary constraints/ requirements ensuring their full compliance with all purchasing, finance and PSL systems and procedures.
Promote and implement measures for continuous improvement and cost reduction.
Join in the plant s wider strategy to deliver 5S, HPT and other lean initiatives.
Adhere to all corporate initiatives and legal requirements including SOX, Ethics, LEM.
Manage and authorise teams holidays to ensure the department is fully manned with the necessary skills to support key planning and reporting dates.
Manage employee performance through the appropriate forums and systems.
The successful Finance Manager will demonstrate the following skills and experience:
CIMA qualified
Minimum 2 years management in the automotive industry
Knowledge and experience of SAP
Experience of managing a small team
IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft packages and systems and processes associated with this role
Self–starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Conscientious, methodical and able to work under own initiative
Task orientated with the ability to build effective relationships
Benefits:
Excellent salary depending on experience
26 days holiday plus bank holidays
Employee wellbeing programme
Flexible working
Enhanced pension scheme and Death in Service benefits
Access to employee discounts
Cycle to Work scheme
Onsite facilities
Ongoing training and career development
3 days in the office and 2 days from home – flexible depending on the needs of the business e.g. month–end
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