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Finance Manufacturing Manager

  • Job reference: 931200
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 23/06/2020

Orion Group are recruiting a Global finance shared service manufacturing manager on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Clients on an initial 12 month contract based in Liverpool

Manager, Global Finance Shared Services - Manufacturing entities


We currently have a vacancy for a Manager in our Global Finance Shared Service overseeing our manufacturing entities at our site in Liverpool.

This role will be responsible for overseeing the financial reporting activities of the three manufacturing entities including the people management of the three Senior Financial Reporting Accountants and two Accounts Assistants. Key part of the role involves process improvement in the key areas of manufacturing processes as they relate to the financial reporting activities.


  • Manages day-to-day accounting service activities in accordance with the organization's

accounting policies and procedures

  • Leads the month end, budget and forecast process for the manufacturing entities.
  • People management and objective setting for five direct reports.
  • Maintain, reconcile and review, account reconciliations, financial statements and reports
  • Ensures that transaction entry verification procedures are followed by performing and submitting for review KPIs on journal metrics
  • Reviews financial reports and accounting statements for accuracy and ensures activities

are completed accurately and on time

  • Lead process improvements and consistency in areas of manufacturing processes as they relate to financial reporting activities.
  • Successful candidate will be the key point of contact for the internal and external audit process and support completion of statutory accounts.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree in related field desirable


* Professional certification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) preferred

  • 5+ years' relevant experience in a multi-national company
  • 1-3 years' supervisory or demonstrated leadership experience

* Good Microsoft Office skills - in particular Excel and Word.

* Results orientated and results driven individual who takes ownership and works independently.

* Good communication skills, persuasive, pragmatic and flexible.

* Previous experience of SAP desirable.

  • History of process improvement in prior roles.

* Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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