Finance Manager

  • Job Reference: JB-49
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Archers Recruitment
  • Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


  • Lead and develop the transactional accounting team for the site ensuring processes are continually reviewed to optimise efficiency
  • Partner with the local and UK Management Team to provide real time support and analysis to add value and drive commercially focused decisions
  • Lead the legal entity budgeting and forecasting processes to Group reporting deadlines , implementing improvements to balance sheets forecasting to enhance accuracy
  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely monthly management reporting to the group
  • Ensure all relevant year end reporting is complete for group and site, adhering to deadlines including management of the legal entity audits
  • Ensure all statutory and fiscal reporting for the site is completed to relevant deadlines
  • Ensure a robust control environment is maintained both in finance and the wider business
  • Hand on support for the team in times of holiday cover and busy periods inclusive of cash/invoice postings, VAT and other ad-hoc duties
  • Fill current gaps in skills and train out as appropriate i.e. Depreciation, VAT, Consolidation files including Absorption and Mills journal
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects as needed by the unit


Essential Skills  

  • Excellent Attention to detail
  • Methodical, rigorous, persistent
  • Highly organised, diligent and highly motivated
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and influence others
  • Ability to problem solve and implement solutions to prevent re-occurrence
  • An attitude to drive and implement improvements
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict reporting deadlines
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to manage and train team members and drive accountability and results
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • Demonstratable ability to mentor and advance team skills
  • A positive team and culture fit

Essential Experience/qualifications        

  • Experience of working within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Qualified Accountant with several years post qualification experience
  • SAP/SAGE/BCP (or similar ERP) experience.  


  • Systems implementation experience
  • SAGE experience would be helpful