Finance Manager

Hutcheon Mearns have been engaged by our private equity backed client to source a Finance Manager on a full time, staff basis. This role is non oil and gas and will be based in Dyce on a hybrid basis. You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the accounting function, supervising a small team and providing support to Senior Management.

To be considered you will be currently working as a Finance Manager or looking to take a step up into a managerial role. Candidates taking their first step from practice are also encouraged to apply.

The Opportunity 

  • Lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the Aberdeen Finance team responsible for ensuring information is correctly captured and presented, managing all team queries
  • Completing month end procedures and understanding the throughput from the Manufacturing division
  • Review of month end – thorough review of finance teams work and processing, analysing, and questioning data to ensure correct and nothing is omitted, and the Balance Sheet is supported
  • Analysing trends and data in various areas and comparing results to budget and investigating reasons for variances
  • Hold monthly P&L reviews with Director, Head of Finance and regional managers
  • Review and authorise weekly payments
  • Manage the accounting systems to ensure financial integrity is maintained, reported on, and developed to meet the needs of all stakeholders
  • Assist with the production of statutory reports and annual budgets. Review and provide support to the various budget holders
  • Manage the annual audit process
  • Support on project work
  • Handle queries from internal and external stakeholders ensuring they are resolved in an adequate and timely fashion
  • Motivate, manage, and develop the Aberdeen based finance team

Background and Experience

  • CA/ACCA/CIMA qualification or QBE
  • Practice or industry experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous staff management experience
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Creativity to think laterally in problem solving
  • Good Excel skills

Flexibility and Benefits

  • Flexible hours
  • Hybrid working (3 days in office)
  • Newly refurbished office
  • Excellent working environment, friendly office
  • Free parking 
  • Career progression opportunities 

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you! To apply please send a full CV. For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Morgan McPherson at Hutcheon Mearns on 07568 226388. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.