Finance Manager / Senior Accountant - Placed

North Dorset | £45,000-£55,000

A well- established luxury brand, based in North Dorset are hiring a Finance Manager/Senior Accountant to work closely with the Finance Business Manager and the wider team during a period of growth and innovation. The company are seeking an experienced Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CA) to join the team at this exciting time.

The role:

As the Finance Manager/ Senior Accountant you will prepare the management accounts for a group company, delivering financial reports in a timely accurate manner.  As well as complete ownership of one group company where you will have responsibility of cash movements, some transactions (very low), and the reporting requirements.  A key element of the role will be to work closely with the FBP and prepare annual budgets and rolling forecasts for all statutory entities.  You will work closely with operational managers and understand the key success factors, enhancing the understanding of the business performance versus targets, developing proactive liaison with non-finance to improve performance and continually enhance reporting.  A pivotal part of the job will be to control balance sheets for 2 entities, as well as developing the reporting through automation and the production of the Group VAT return.  In addition, this role works closely with the buying teams producing buying forecasts for currency requirements. There are a huge amount of projects going on with the growth of this business so plenty to get your teeth into.

The role will suit:

  • Ideally a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)/management accountant or active studier/finalist with a strong management and financial accounting background.
  • You will have a commercial outlook with the energy and enthusiasm to drive continued business success. You will be able to communicate across the business and be process orientated. 
  • A key for the detail, as well as an accountant who can improve efficiencies and bring new ideas to the forefront. You will be a hands-on individual keen to roll up your sleeves and support your team.
  • This role requires an Accountant who can present a business case, as you will support the business as a finance business partner and liaise with the budget holders and Directors enabling them to steer the business by the financial information provided.
  • You will also be ambitious, keen to contribute to the management team and someone who wishes to add value make changes and bring ideas to the table!

In return:

A competitive and attractive salary, pension, cycle to work scheme, amazing staff discounts and 25 days holiday plus other benefits.


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