Finance Manager

Location: Ripon

Yorkshire and Humberside

Salary: Competitive

Reference #: 129403

About the role:

Wolseley UK are currently recruiting a Finance Manager to support the Senior Finance Manager in managing a specialist team within Financial Accounting & Control in Wolseley UK.  You will be responsible for managing a team of up to 3 Accounts Assistants as direct reports and mentor a team of up to 5 Accounts Assistant indirect reports.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to manage direct reports to meet monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines. To identify process improvements across the Department liaising with the other teams.  Ensuring financial control framework is operating for area of responsibility. 

You will also be responsible for:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely preparation, review and submission of all information required from direct reports for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting
  • Deliver compliance of internal and external accounting policies and procedures in area of responsibility as directed by Senior Finance Manager
  • Effective management and development of a team including those studying towards professional qualification
  • Ensure compliance with all base financial controls responsibilities
  • Reporting of complex technical data in a format that can be understood by business stakeholders


What we are looking for:

  • Recognised Accountancy qualification with a minimum 1 – 3 years PQE
  • Excellent knowledge of current Accounting Standards (UK GAAP and IFRS)
  • Experience of operating financial controls within a complex business environment


About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to suceed in your role, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 

Our people get benefits including:

  • Pension plan
  • Holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • Staff discount
  • Profit share.



About us

Wolseley UK is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.

Today we operate Plumb, Parts, Drain, Pipe and Climate Center as separate businesses. We are working towards bringing every part of our businesses together to form one specialist trade merchant called Wolseley.

We are the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant. Soon, our entire product range will be accessible under one roof. That means customers can easily reach all our products and specialisms, delivering on our promise of helping them achieve more.

Wolseley, and our above brands, are part of Wolseley UK, which is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.


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