Kerri-Ann Hargreaves

Finance Manager

£35,000 - £40,000 Expires in 11 months


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Manager to join a growing business at their head office based in East Staffordshire. This is a newly created position to support the growth of the business and therefore an opportunity for an individual to push on in their career. You will need to be hardworking, efficient and possess excellent attention to detail.

This role is integral to the finance department and will support the business through its next growth phase. Working as part of the head office function and closely with the Finance Director and General Manager – this role focuses on the preparation, development and analysis of financial information for the management team to use when making well-informed decisions, in order to secure future stability, growth and profitability of the Company.

Alongside other duties you will be primarily responsible for managing and reducing operational and production costs and implementing newer, more effective strategies; establishing and maintaining financial policies and management information systems.

Main Duties

  • Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries to specific deadlines.
  • Monitoring and interpreting financial statements and predicting future trends.
  • Analysing change and advising accordingly.
  • Analysing, formulating and advising on strategic and long-term business plans and forecasts.
  • Offering professional judgement on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance.
  • Advising on the financial implications of business decisions
  • Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings.
  • Analysing competitors and market trends.
  • Managing budgets by conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Preparation of data supporting pricing models, methodology and appropriate systems.
  • Managing the working capital of the Company.
  • Negotiating on major projects, loans and grants.
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the HMRC.
  • Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers.

Experience Required

Working closely with a Senior Management Team. Leading a Finance Team. Automotive/Rail/Manufacturing background.

Essential skills

Excellent Communicator and problem solver.


CIMA/ACCA qualified or studying towards with a view to completing. You will hold appropriate experience of operating at this level with an excellent working knowing of Excel. Experience of SAGE would be advantageous however not essential. Candidates who are not professionally qualified are invited to apply.

Essential details

Position – Finance Manager

Location – East Staffordshire

Salary – up to £40k

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