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Finance Manager

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  • *Finance Manager– 9 months contract – up to £45 per hour Ltd/ Umbrella (£330 day rate)- Leading Defence Organisation –Glascoed or near Washington(North East)**

Our client is a leading Defence Organisation based in either Glascoed in Monmouthshire or near Washington (North East) who are looking for an Interim Finance Manager. If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:
Support development of the finance team to drive performance and continuous improvement.
Lead a team of four people, two on each operational site. Support the operational managers to ensure they have the information required to aid sound financial decisions/debates.
Deputise for the Financial Controller in their absence ensuring performance and communication is maintained. Monitor the financial performance of the cost base within the IDT ensuring business cost reduction targets are achieved.
Provide liaison with the project accountants to support Monthly Finance Reviews and Monthly Business Reviews. Support process improvement activity around material management and bookings in the ERP system to support product profitability analysis. Provide support, challenge and guidance to wider functions within the operations element of the IDT. Review and challenge key 5-year Integrated Business Plan (IBP) assumptions to meet Board expectations. Provide financial input to and ensure detailed evaluation of investment proposals. Provide decision support to efficiency improvements and workload planning, Support and oversee the inventory control process ensuring accuracy and integrity is maintained. Support and oversee the fixed asset management process within the IDT undertaking asset verification as necessary at the two operational sites. Support reviews and challenge risk and opportunities register to support the expected outturn of the cost base for the year. Ensure sound Financial controls are embedded within the business. Overview and progressing of the Heavy Munitions finance improvement projects for 2019

Ideal experience required for this role:
Qualified Accountant with experience across Financial and Management Accounting (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
Manufacturing industry background or similar sector is highly desirable

People Management experience is essential
Strong communication and influencing skills across functions and various seniority levels is essential
Skilled in use of investment appraisal techniques
Strong commercial acumen is essential
Experience of working to tight timescales and consistently meeting deadlines is essential
Proven record of implementing and maintaining robust financial controls
Highly motivated individual with the desire to succeed
A passion for continuous improvement and ability to look at situations differently
Manage high workloads and be able to prioritise effectively
Approachable and able to support finance team and wider functions resolve issues very quickly
Understands how to build rapport and embed strong internal and external customer relationships
High quality of output with personally pride in the integrity of the information being provided
A degree of flexibility as there will be travel requirements within the role.
Excellent IT systems knowledge and experience

Please submit your CV now to be considered for the Interim Finance Manager position.

Liz Renshaw is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 871 8269 if you have you any queries. REF 824606

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