Job Description

Finance Manager

MacKenzie King are representing a modern and dynamic financial services organisation in Ipswich in the recruitment of a Finance Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Accountant looking to make their first move out of practice into industry into a varied and progressive management role.

Duties will include:

  • Management, mentoring and development of the financial reporting and client finance teams
  • Responsibility for delivery of full & complete processing and reconciliations of client transactions.
  • Responsibility for timely and accurate delivery of Financial Reporting Packs and general ledger reports to clients for use in their own accounting records & statutory reporting.
  • Responsibility for the delivery of investor reports to Trustees & other 3rd parties as required.
  • Ensuring the support of client and internal audits, provision of data to auditors, responding to queries as appropriate.
  • Representing the Financial Reporting Team in internal changes, cross-team and external client related change projects.
  • Oversee external client audits to schedule in work, oversee the provision of audit evidence, resolve queries and review and contribute to audit findings.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve the performance of the Client Finance and Financial Reporting functions through the optimisation/automation of processes, controls and systems. Performance management, training & leadership of teams to ensure development of strong finance professionals.


  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • 2 + years post qualification experience in senior finance role

Required Skills & Knowledge

  • Audit background either from practice role or leading a business through audit on a regular basis.
  • Experience with working with senior stakeholders and dealing with complex queries.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet set objectives in tight timescales.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, quality and accuracy.
  • Aptitude to multi task and be highly adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

This is a unique opportunity for someone to make their first move into industry into a broad role managing a finance team. The company offers a generous benefits package including 25 days holiday, company pension scheme and holiday buy option.