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Finance Manager Job Description

ParachuteCircle Square has extensive experience in the Accountancy and Finance sector and is always looking for highly skilled, talented Finance Managers from various backgrounds.


Our Finance & Accounting Division typically recruit in the following Sectors:


Real Estate, Property, Construction, Retail, Asset Management, Private Equity, Telecoms, Media, Technology, Legal,


Oil & Gas, Corporate Finance


Finance Manager Job Description

We generally look for Finance Managers on behalf of our clients due to expansion within the business or as a replacement. Finance Managers usually report to the Financial Controller or Finance Director.

Experience working in one of our specialist fields would be highly beneficial;

Real Estate / Property / Construction / Retail / Asset Management / Private Equity / Telecoms / Media / Technology / Legal / Oil & Gas / Corporate Finance


Finance Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Business partnering with relevant managers within the company in order to provide financial support and information
  • Liaising with and reporting to the Financial Controller
  • Overseeing preparation of the management accounts pack, inclusive of the monthly P&L and balance sheet
  • Managing and developing other accountancy staff
  • Updating the annual forecast monthly
  • Preparing the annual budget
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Maintain the VAT
  • Improving controls and procedures
  • Depending on the size of the organisation this role may be more hands
  • Full month end procedures


Finance Manager Skills & Requirements

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified
  • Good understanding of month end procedures
  • Staff management background
  • Excellent communicator
  • Proven ability of working under pressure
  • Strong IT skills



Salaries for a Finance Manager vary depending on experience and company size:                                                                                                                  

Finance Managers in a £500m+ business should expect a salary between £50,000 to £60,000                                                                                                

Finance Managers in a <£500m business should expect a salary between £35,000 to £55,000


Career Progression

Most Finance Managers would look to take the natural step to Financial Controller with 2 to 5 years solid experience behind them. Alternatively FP&A positions and FD roles are other options further down the line.


Our Financial Division recruit for Financial Roles including:

CFO / Finance Director / Financial Controller / Finance Manager / Internal Auditor / Client Accountant / Project Accountant / Fund Accountant / Qualified Financial Accountant / Qualified Management Accountant / Service Charge Accountant / Real Estate Analyst / Financial Modeller / Fixed Asset Accountant / Treasury Accountant / Part Qualified Financial Accountant / Part Qualified Management Accountant

If you're looking for Finance Manager Jobs or if you would like more information on our Finance & Accountancy Recruitment.

Other Finance & Accountancy Job Profiles

CFO Job Description    Project Accountant Job Description   Financial Accountant Job Description    Financial Controller Job Description     Management Accountant Job Description   Finance Director Job Description


Our Finance & Accountancy Salary Survey 2015 is now available.


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