Finance Manager

6 days left

Location
St Albans
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
10 Aug 2021
Ref
1148698
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Interim Finance Manager – Retail
  
Ignata Finance are delighted to be working with a household brand in the Retail world to recruit a Finance Manager on an interim basis for 3months. You will be responsible for overseeing a small team, producing the management accounts and board pack, and providing insight. You must have retail or hospitality experience for this role. You will be required to travel to the office in St Albans 2 days a week.
  
Responsibilities:
  • Line management and development of the management accounts team.
  • Ownership of the monthly management accounts and preparation of the Board Pack financials.
  • Supporting the management accounts team in the preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations and review of the teams’ reconciliations.
  • Supporting stock and margin management accountant with reporting monthly transactions and investigation of any variances. Presenting the month end margin accurately to senior management.
  • Accountable for intercompany balances.
  • Balance sheet reconciliation preparation and review of wider teams’ reconciliations.
  • Ownership of the monthly close process
  • Preparation of schedules and supporting the Financial Accountant with year end audit and tax requirements
  • Supporting the FP&A team on the budget and reforecast process.
  • Continuous review of finance systems and processes, identifying weaknesses and managing change process.
  
Skills and experience required:
  • Qualified accountant with significant post qualified experience in retail or hospitality.
  • Strong team management experience required.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to liaise confidently and effectively at all levels of the business and external stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail must be second-to-none, ability to review work and ensure completed to a high standard.
  
Day rate: £400-450 depending on experience