Connecting...

Matthew Wainwright

Senior Consultant - Finance
W1siziisijiwmtcvmtevmjmvmtcvmtkvmtyvnduwl01hdhrozxcgv2fpbndyawdodc5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijq1mhg0ntajil1d
  1. 01384 446158
  2. matthew.wainwright@jonlee.co.uk
  3. Linkedin profile
  4. @JonLee_Recruit

Matthew is an MSc qualified and experienced consultant. He specialises in the identification and placement of Accounting, Finance and Risk professionals, from newly qualified to board level across a range of engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Possessing the ability to clearly understand and translate business needs, he has an excellent track record of delivering exceptional candidates with the required qualifications, experience and personality to meet the client’s needs and objectives.

With success working on confidential retained assignments as well as contingent projects, his client base ranges from local SMEs to corporates with international operations. Our professionalism and integrity means that we take the time to listen to your requirements and provide only the best people for your roles, aiming to find clients and candidates their perfect fit for fulfilling, long-term placements.

Download our Accountancy, Finance and Risk brochure

Browse Matthew's latest jobs

Accounts Assistant

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT To £25,000 / Equivalent Hourly Rate Contract - 4-6 months. Near Immediate Start. Accountancy (Automotive) Lichfield The Role This position plays an integral part of the Accounting Team, supporting the finance function with general ledger and management accounting activities: Analysis of the Balance Sheet, reconciliations, and posting journals. Assisting with month-end accounting. Other general accounting activities as required. The Person This opportunity is ideal for an Accounting professional, who is available at short notice, to gain work experience in a cutting-edge business in a desirable industry. You will possess: Previous experience of general ledger accounting, balance sheet reconciliations, and management accounting activities. Good Excel ability and a familiarity with SAP. AAT qualifications, or equivalent, are desirable. The Company Our client, located in Lichfield, is a manufacturer of high-tech components which are primarily supplied to the automotive industry. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Contract / Lichfield, Staffordshire

FP&A Accountant

FP&A ACCOUNTANT To £40,000 + package Permanent Leicester Aerospace The Role This position supports the Finance Director of this Leicester division of a global aerospace business: Undertake monthly, quarterly and annual forecasting activities. Assist the Finance Director and wider team in developing budgets for projects in different business areas, including commercial work, CAPEX, and investment appraisal. Use sales information to undertake profit margin analysis. Analyse spend against budgets, reporting on variances. Report key financial information to departmental heads. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Finalist or Qualified Accountant who is looking to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Be able to demonstrate excellent commercial awareness and be able to partner with multiple stakeholders. Be capable of developing complex budgets & financial forecasts, and performing variance analysis. Possess advanced Excel skills. Hold a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification, or be at the final stages of study. The Company Our client is a UK division of a US multi-billion dollar business which manufactures components to be supplied to the aerospace and defence industries. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Senior Accountant

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT £50,000-£58,000 + Bonus, Car & Benefits Permanent Stafford Manufacturing / Off Highway The Role This position sits in a key business area, overseeing the accounts for the site and using data to make informed business decisions: Provide end-to-end management accounts and month-end reports. Produce regular budgets and forecasts, and deliver to senior management to assist in decision making across the business. Provide financial information to support investment, CAPEX and procurement spend. Ensure import/export compliance in regard to VAT and tax. Take responsibility for accounting activities relating to material spend, inventory accounting and fixed asset reporting. Assist in the development and management of junior colleagues. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Finance Manager or Senior Accountant to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Be able to undertake a wide range of accounting tasks, including management accounts, financial reporting and budgeting & forecasting. Have gained industry experience with a large/multinational business, ideally in a Manufacturing setting. Be willing to oversee the work of junior colleagues, and partner directly with senior leadership across different disciplines. Hold a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is a large manufacturer and supplier of components to off-highway vehicles and heavy machinery. They now seek a capable and dynamic finance professional to work in a commercially focussed business area. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

Senior Credit Risk Analyst

Senior Credit Risk Analyst To £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits Permanent Financial Services Solihull, West Midlands The Role This position will play in important part in determining the direction of Risk frameworks and improving upon existing infrastructure. Key activities include: Developing Credit Risk & Lending Policy across the business. Analysis and review of Credit Decision models. Analyse customer portfolios, with the aim to maximise profitability whilst minimising exposure to bad debt. Implement changes across the Risk department, delivering against agreed project timescales. Assist in the management of a small team of junior analysts. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Credit Risk professional to play an important part in the continued development of a commercially focussed department. You will possess: Detailed understanding of Credit Risk Modelling & Analysis within the Financial Services sector, ideally Consumer Lending / Retail Credit Risk. Good ability in Excel and regular use of SAS and/or SQL. Some knowledge of Risk implementation tools and Decision Engine Systems. These may include Experian NBSM, Probe, Triad or similar software packages. A degree in a Mathematical or Business-related subject. The Company Our client is an established financial services provider in the retail banking space, with an upbeat culture and ongoing training & development opportunities. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Solihull, West Midlands

Corporate Finance Manager

CORPORATE FINANCE MANAGER (Industry) £60,000+ Bonus, Car, Benefits Permanent Financial Services Birmingham The Role This position will offer an exciting and ever-changing environment for a Corporate Finance (CF) or Transaction Services (TS) specialised Chartered Accountant to develop a set of skills that are highly sought after: Assess financial stability of the business's Banking and Retail partners; evaluating & advising on future deals or new partners. Advise on the acquisition and/or disposal of client portfolios. Present recommended action plans to multiple internal Risk and Finance Committees at a senior level. Oversee a team who are responsible for analysing partners' financial information against KPI's, internal commercial underwriting frameworks and Risk management. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Chartered Accountant with experience of Corporate Finance or Transaction Services to take the next step in their career. You will possess: Through knowledge of Mergers & Acquisition (M&A / Deals) accounting, including appraisal, due diligence, and risk management. Experience of leading a team of Finance & Risk professionals, and partnering with senior internal & external stakeholders. A full ACA / ACCA qualification, ideally gained within a Big 4 or Top 10 public accounting practice. Good communication & technical accounting skills. The Company Our client is an established financial services provider in the retail banking space, with an upbeat culture and ongoing training & development opportunities. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Solihull, West Midlands

Technical Estimator - Cost & Pricing

TECHNICAL ESTIMATOR - Cost & Pricing £27,000-£35,000 + Benefits Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire Manufacturing Permanent The Role This position plays a key part in the Commercial team, reporting to the Sales & Commercial Director, whilst working closely with Engineering colleagues: Analyse CAD designs to estimate material usage and associated costs. Record and report on costs such as labour and overheads for the manufacturing processes. Use the gathered data to price products depending upon run size, to ensure work is competitive and profitable. Support the Sales & Commercial Director in presenting key data & management information to the Senior Management Team. Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a person with a numerical and analytical skillset. You will possess: Good understanding of Costing and Pricing. Experience in any of the following roles: Estimator, Cost Accountant, Pricing Analyst, Cost Engineer, Commercial Analyst, or similar. Familiarity with the Manufacturing and/or Engineering industries, and be able to understand how CAD designs translate to a finished product. Ability in Microsoft Excel to create large data sheets and formulas. The Company Our client is a medium sized, owner manager, manufacturing business which supplies components to a range of industries, including the automotive, aerospace, and recreational sports sectors. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Droitwich, Worcestershire

Management Accountant

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT To £40,000 + package Permanent Leicester Aerospace The Role This position supports the Finance Director of this Leicester division of a global aerospace business: Undertake month-end accounting in full, and other standard management accounting activities. Analyse spend against budgets, reporting on variances. Analyse fixed overheads and variable costs for the business unit. Report key financial information to departmental heads. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Finalist or Qualified Accountant who is looking to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Be able to demonstrate excellent commercial awareness and be able to partner with multiple stakeholders. Be capable of compiling management accounts and month-end reports. Possess advanced Excel skills. Hold a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification, or be at the final stages of study. The Company Our client is a UK division of a US multi-billion dollar business which manufactures components to be supplied to the aerospace and defence industries. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Financial Controller

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER To £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits Permanent Aerospace Leicester The Role This position supports the Finance Director and Managing Director of this Leicester division of a global aerospace business: Oversee the activities, and manage the development, of a team of junior colleagues. Finalise and submit financial and management accounts to tight deadlines, with the assistance of the team. Report on costs and margins, performing analysis to ensure ongoing operating profit. Formulate monthly and quarterly forecasts. Ensure controls are in place and met, reporting under US-GAAP and ensuring Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) compliance. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified Finance professional to gain experience in an autonomous role, where they will be able to have an impact on the day-to-day activities of the business. You will possess: Previous Accounting experience at a Manager level, gained in a high-volume manufacturing environment, such as the Aerospace, Automotive or general manufacturing sectors. Proven ability to manage and engage with a small team of junior finance colleagues. Experience in a US owned business, hence familiarity with SOx and US-GAAP. A full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is a UK division of a US multi-billion dollar business which manufactures components to be supplied to the aerospace and defence industries. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire
W1siziisimnvbxbpbgvkx3rozw1lx2fzc2v0cy9qb25hdghhbi1szwuvanbnl2jhbm5lci1kzwzhdwx0lxrlc3rpbw9uawfscy5qcgcixv0

testimonials

don't take our word for it...

  • I am very satisfied with your service! Really impressed how fast you could come up with CV’s of candidates having such a good fit with role and company.

    Achim Fromm

    Finance Director
  • I have been working Jonathan Lee for 9 months on a contract based in Rainham Essex. At the beginning Matthew helped me through all the legal documentation and insurance requirements to be able to undertake the assignment and we have been in regular contact throughout. The assignment itself is great and I am glad to have found this through Jonathan Lee. I would and already have recommended Jonathan Lee to my friends and colleagues to use in the future.

    Robert Chambers

    Contractor
  • The way you conducted yourself and the impression you gave of Jonathan Lee is exactly the kind of integrity and professionalism we are looking for

    Anna Everitt

    Fowler Welch
  • I would like to thank your company for its efficiency, professionalism, and, ultimately, for delivering on our original brief. The psychometric testing proved to be an excellent tool to assist us in the final selection, Henry was most helpful and made his time and insights freely available.

    Simon Garantini

    MD
Linkedin_tracking _code