Finance Manager

England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
28 Jun 2021
26 Jul 2021
Hannah Guy
Job Title
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently working with a well-established Manufacturing Business based in Sheffield as they look to appoint an ambitious & professional Finance Manager, initially on a 12 Month fixed term contract to support their finance function during a busy period.

The Finance manager will report to senior management on the financial performance and stability of the business, and control business spending by means of budget management and regularly reviewing financial procedures. The role also ensures that the businesses external financial reporting obligations and audit requirements are met.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Line management responsibility for the Finance Coordinator
* Production of monthly management accounts
* Monthly variance analysis reporting & reforecasting
* Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
* Weekly cashflow update including updating actuals and reforecasting
* Authorise all payments through the bank and manage active direct debits in line with the cashflow forecast
* Main point of contact for auditors and responsibility for ensuring timely submission of statutory accounts to companies' house
* Production and submission of quarterly VAT returns
* Annual budget preparation for approval by the board
* Production of financial KPI's
* Review and authorise the financials for project proposals
* Produce information requested by externals for R&D tax credits
* Review & maintain financial procedures such as authorisation limits and fixed asset policies
* Other ad hoc duties relating to finance

Key Candidate requirements:

* AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4) as a minimum
* Ideally will have already begun CIMA and passed operational level, but not essential
* High level of skill using Microsoft Excel is essential. Must be confident in creating formulas such as sumifs, vlookups, hlookups and creating pivot tables
* Previous experience of Sage 50 Accounts
* Previous experience of managing staff
* Good with other Microsoft Office products - Word & PowerPoint

If this role appeals and you are available to commence a role ASAP, please get in touch with Hannah Guy now.