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Finance Manager
Chichester, West Sussex

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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

Benefits: Competitive benefits package
Reference number HT13644
Added on Apr 10, 2017

About The Role

My client is looking to recruit a qualified Finance Manager, preferably ACCA or CIMA to join their new but growing business. You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role from a FMCG background (food if possible). This role will work closely with both the Managing Director and the Commercial Director is helping to drive the business forward and working towards their growth plans. You will used to working in a fast paced environment, understand importing of goods and accounting in both Sterling and Euros. Along with Month and Year End statutory reporting you will also need to be adapt at Budgeting and forecasting along with managing cash flow.

About Our Client

A small FMCG food business based in Chichester and looking to grow to circa a £20M T/O business. Passionate about their products. Fast paced & Entrepreneurial. 

About You

You will be a qualified accountant, ideally ACCA or CIMA and looking for a challenge. Your background will be FMCG with food being their preference. You will have worked closely with senior management and not be afraid to make your voice heard in a constructive manner. This role will be managing a very small team and you will need to be able to be both hands-on and strategic. You will work closely with the business in forecasting and budgeting and help in identifying opportunities. Most importantly you will have business acumen and gravitas that will add value to the business.

Things you should know

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Private Medical
  • Gym
  • On-site parking


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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