Interim Finance Manager (Part Time) - Greater Manchester

c£60K (Pro rate 3 days ), 3-6 months FTC or Interim Day Rate - Private Sector - Qualified
Ref: 261 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Nov 2021
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We a recruiting an Interim Part Time Finance Manager for this SME engineering firm in East Manchester. Paying c£60K (pro-rate) for a 3 day week, this is great role for a hands-on Financial Controller who is not looking for a full-time role.


This is a hands-on role, supporting the MD and European & US Group with high quality financial reporting, whilst mentoring a capable and competent Management Accountant and Assistant

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and approve weekly sales & profit reporting, prepare and present the monthly business KPI performance
  •  Review and approve monthly management accounts, including presentation to senior management
  • Produce monthly and quarterly returns and the quarterly reporting pack to Group
  • Rolling weekly cash flow forecast
  • Review & approve monthly payroll and the quarterly VAT return, ensuring full HMRC compliance
  • Preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasting
  • Provide finance support to the wider business in a business partnering role


  • You will be a fully Qualified Accountant with similar experience of working within an SME environment, whilst being able to report at a higher level to a much larger Group (£Bns)
  • You will have strong commercial and financial acumen and enjoy mentoring small teams to develop and stretch themselves
  • You will be a natural communicator, able to partner the Operational MD, other stakeholders across the close-knit management team and the wider Group
  • The role is envisaged to be 3 days a week for a 3–6 month period, whilst the organization decides its longer-term permanent strategy for the role. You must be able to start in early January to be considered for this position