Robert Half

Finance Manager - Maternity Cover

Robert Half
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£45000 - £50000 per annum
22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
William Sides
Job Role
Finance Manager
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Finance Manager - Maternity Cover

Robert Half are pleased to be working with an SME business in Leeds to recruit a Finance Manager to for a maternity cover. This is a pivotal role for the business in an expanding finance team. The role has a broad remit; it will focus on management accounting, budgeting and forecasting as well as statutory accounting reporting, and will be responsible for a small team internally.

  • Business Partnering- working across the business with various senior leaders and budget holders on their budgets and forecasts and any explanation of any technical information or advice including monthly variance analysis against budget with insightful and informative commentary, proactively digging into variances where appropriate.
  • Full P&L/Balance Sheet ownership across the GL ensuring all results are accurate and reported to FC and FD
  • Detailed involvement in preparation of the annual budget, working with the Operational Directors to create and present the proposed departmental budgets. Re-forecasting spend against budget on a quarterly basis.
  • Management and development of junior members of staff
  • Financial and statutory reporting


You will be a strong all-round accountant with at least 24 months post qualified experience looking to move into a bigger role with more stakeholder engagement and more team leadership. You will be a candidate that loves change, developing new processes and improving the way the business works and values finance. FMCG experience is desirable, but not necessary.

Salary & Benefits

£45,000 - £50,000 for a 12-month fixed-term contract, plus company benefits.

For more information please reach out to Will Sides at Robert Half on 0113 242 8978

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