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Finance Manager - Industry

Finance Manager - Industry

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Manager is responsible for managing the finance team.  He / She shall be accountable for team training and development, budgeting, forecasting, month-end reporting, profitability analysis, dealing with external auditors and other ad-hoc financial activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial budgets:

  • Prepare budgets, forecasts and cash forecast

Risk Management:

  • Ensure policy adherence: for finished goods stock levels, production to stock and for recycling of rejected materials.
  • Ensure counting policy is adhered to.
  • Perform internal audits and ensure compliance to internal control framework.

Cost Control:

  • Identify areas of cost reductions and operational improvements.
  • Monitor expenditure against rolling budgets and ensure it is adequately supported with appropriate documentation.

Credit Management:

  • Maintain and report credit limit requirements based on budgets, forecasts and sales orders.
  • Identify gaps between credit limits and security held and assist the Financial Controller in eliminating unsecured credit.
  • Monitor debt levels and proactively work to decrease overdue balances.

Financial Reporting:

  • Produce management accounts and internal reporting in a timely manner.
  • Prepare profitability analysis reports on forecasts that are actionable and that can influence management to improve profitability margins.
  • Prepare reports that analyse revenue generation by employee and measure performance.

Compliance:

  • Plan and support external auditors in carrying out the financial audit of the company.
  • Prepare income tax computations, tax payments and other tax related reporting.
  • Ensure compliance to tax legislation and other regulations (such as those issued by Malta Enterprise).
  • Escalating risks and issues to the Financial Controller.

Team Management:

  • Plan, assign and review the team’s work.
  • Conduct performance evaluations in a timely manner and provide fair feedback to the team.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • ACCA or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Financial Accounting skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Management accounting and financial management skills.
  • Process analysis and project management skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • ICT and ERP system skills.
  • Able to support team with day to day queries and with change management, to ensure that operational and financial deadlines are met.
  • The person must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and must be able to build strong teamwork.
  • Able to make effective presentations to senior managers using effective presentation aids and dealing with questions if raised. 
  • Able to facilitate workshops and training sessions.