Finance Manager

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Location
Leicester
Salary
GBP45000 - 50000 per year
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
DVP99074414
Contact
Dhruti Patel
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The Finance & Accountancy Division at SF Recruitment are exclusively working with a Private Equity Backed business in Leicester. My client is looking for a Finance Manager to join a growing and dynamic team.

This is a full time, contract to permanent role and is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a busy and challenging Finance Manager role.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, your duties will include but not limited to:
- Manage the work and development of staff members consisting of full time Purchase Ledger Clerk, full time 2 Credit Controllers and one part time Senior Payroll Clerk
- Production of weekly cash flow forecasts
- Bank reconciliations
- Timely and accurate preparation of monthly board packs, operating results and financial position and variance explanations.
- Balance sheet reconciliations
- Review and approval of quarterly VAT returns
- Maintenance of the company fixed asset register.
- Calculation of accruals and prepayments.
- Assist in budgeting and forecasting
- Prepare Qrt'ly forecast update, primarily by working closely with department heads in forecasting their department's overheads.
- Prepare and overview annual audit for the external auditors.
- Assist in the preparation of annual audited financial statements.
- Review intercompany billings to parent company, including the follow up of payment.
- Assist the Director of Finance in preparing the annual corporate budgets.
- Assist the Operations and Commercial Business Partners
- Take Finance lead role in new ERP system
- Special projects as required.
- Assist in the development of KPIs for the finance department
Payments and Treasury
- Weekly cash flow forecast - create weekly supplier payments list to be reviewed by Financial Controller and MD
- Weekly bank reconciliation of current accounts and review and reconcile fixed funding accounts quarterly.
- Prepare weekly payment runs
Month end
- Liaise with Finance team to agree month end time table
- Close ledgers following month end
- Prepare monthly payroll journals
- Production of monthly P&L and balance sheet
- Full balance sheet reconciliations
- Full responsibility for Finance, Operations, Distribution cost centres including budgets, forecasts, accruals, prepayments, analysis and commentary
- Provide month end analysis and commentary on key movements vs budget and prior year (rent, rates, distribution, utilities, professional & legal, salaries, bonus)
Other
- Provide support to the Head of Finance & MD as and when required
- Support Finance Team, and take lead responsibility in own area, for evaluating current finance systems / processes and suggesting improvements.
- Assist in the preparation of annual budgets
- Assist in the completion of year end accounts and year end audit
- Assist in external grants reporting submissions

The suitable candidate must meet the following requirements:
- Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 2 years post qualification experience
- Two+ years of experience, including two years of supervisory responsibility. Controller or equivalent experience highly desirable.
- Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail
- Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
- Ability to meet and establish deadlines.
- Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- Intermediate to advanced applications software expertise (Excel and accounting software).
- Corporate accounting experience, including overheads and payroll.
- Experience in forecasting and budgeting.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
- Must be willing to roll up their sleeves and get work done

My client is urgently looking to fill this vacancy, if you are interested please apply today.

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