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Finance Manager - Engineering

Ref #: LJ32225
Location: Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Milton Keynes
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 £
Working Arrangement: Working from home (partly)
Sector: Management, Manufacturing, Engineering
Type: Permanent
Finance Manager - Engineering April Quest 2022-01-01


A global organisation specialising in mission critical solutions for various industries including space, aerospace, security, military and communications are looking to engage with a Finance Manager on a permanent basis. The company are true innovators, designing and delivering high reliability products for customers throughout the world.



  • Car Allowance
  • Competitive salary with opportunities for salary progression
  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Salary exchanged pension scheme with enhanced Company contributions (6%) above statutory minimum
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme with free access to confidential counselling services
  • Annual flu jab
  • Paid compassionate leave
  • Generous Company sick pay entitlement
  • Occupational health support
  • Recognising & Reward scheme



Info about what the Finance Manager role entails

The Finance Manager will provide financial planning, analysis and guidance to the senior leadership team. Partnering with Engineering and Product management this role focusses on and enables the business to effectively quote and win new innovative business, launch new products to grow orders, revenue and maximise cash flow. Reporting R&D project profitability and work closely with Engineering managers to forecast and report project performance.  This position is key in month and year-end reporting / forecasting processes, responsible for the management of R&D accounting processes and the provision of accurate information for financial reporting. The continuous improvement of reporting processes and systems is a key enabler of this role.


Essential Requirements of the Finance Manager


  • Fully qualified accountant with a recognised accountancy qualification, ideally CIMA
  • At least 3 years post-qualifying experience
  • Relevant experience gained in and engineering R&D and manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of ERP based systems
  • Strong cost systems background
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles


Nice to Have Requirements of the Finance Manager


  • Knowledge of SQL



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