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Group Finance Manager

Location: Darwen Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum

Group Finance Manager

Based: Darwen area

Salary: up to £45k dependent on experience

Our client is a rapidly expanding business (SME) who have doubled their turnover recently with a new acquistion. With plans to continue this, they are looking for a Qualified Finance Manager to join them, supporting the business/Directors through an exciting period of growth over the next 5 years+. They are looking for a strong, qualified Finance Manager/Financial Controller who has experience at this level from an SME background who can lead a small team, be fully involved in financial/management accounting but also able to work commercially/operationally to support the Directors day to day


  • Working closely with the Finance Director and Managing Director
  • Overseeing business finances and accounting activities, responsible for a team of 3
  • Producing effective month end, year-end and MI reporting
  • Producing management accounts for group businesses
  • Attending meetings internally to present month end findings, full commentary and analysis
  • Preparing accurate annual budgets and forecasting with Finance Director
  • Monitoring cash flow and producing reports
  • Financial accounting - dealing with external audit, ensuring statutory accounts completed
  • Finance analysis for Directors throughout growth, liaising with sales, operations to get correct data
  • Providing accurate quarterly reports to Directors
  • Assisting with finances related to business acquisitions and sales
  • Acting as key contact for departments - business partners with Managers


  • Qualified Accountant with at least 2 years post qualified experience
  • Strong data analysis experience (strong Excel)
  • Experience of acquisition process desirable but not essential
  • Strong manager, able to motivate and manage a small team
  • Confident, able to present to Director Level and work with them to grow the business

Please send your CV for immediate consideration

In return you will receive a competitive salary of £40,000-£45,000 per annum along with other attractive benefits.

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