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Finance Manager

Wincanton, Somerset,
£40,000 - £50,000


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A leading distributor headquartered in Wincanton with a national footprint has partnered with Halliday Marx to recruit a new Finance Manager on an interim basis for 3-6 months.

Our client has performed strongly through Covid and is under new ownership who have ambitious plans.

The role is full time and will be largely office based.

Permanent candidates able to start immediately would also be considered.
Likely to be full-time but possible a very well qualified candidate could do slightly more.


  • Day to day responsibility for the finance function reporting to Directors and managing team of 2
  • Opportunity to re-organise finance function activities / processes
  • Lay foundations for potential system migration

Looking For:

  • Good management accounting skills (appropriate certifications of QBE) with experience managing a finance function
  • Experience managing payroll (Sage Payroll)
  • Confident and personable liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Ability to pick up new role with limited handover
  • Experience and aptitude to be able to re-shape department and adopt best practice
  • Ability to manage a wide range of tasks (from credit control to supplier management) as well as manage the team
  • Ability to learn a new system quickly (client uses a proprietary system)
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics would be a bonus (potential future system)
  • Excellent excel skills