Finance Manager

£48000 - £52000 per annum
03 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
Greg Holden
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time
A premium FMCG company are seeking to recruit a new hire of Finance Manager as a key role within the company being the No.2 in finance. In essence you will support financial decision making by collecting, analysing, investigating and reporting financial data, whilst also providing insightful recommendations. You will possess very strong analytical, technical, communication and organisation skills. In more detail, you remit will be: 
  • Managing the financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems including the production of monthly Management Accounts pack and financial commentary, VAT returns and Intrastat.
  • Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and forecasting
  • Analysing change and providing marketplace and trend analysis
  • Managing budgets and reporting variances
  • Reconcile the bank accounts
  • Liaising with auditors and preparation for annual audit
  • Manage the payroll function for the company and ensure full compliance with all payroll related matters
  • Managing AP and AR staff (currently 3 in total) ensuring that payments are made to suppliers and received from customers according to payment terms
  • Credit management including setting up accounts, credit risk and assessment, escalation of aged debt matters
  • Manage & improve system processes within the business
You must be a qualified accountant with a professional accounting qualification ACA/ACCA/CIMA and be experienced at a broad range of financial and management accounting including analysis.  Your knowledge of MS Office products especially Excel (pivot tables; formulas; V- lookups) will be important and knowledge of SAP B1 beneficial. Ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure will be expected as well as having some exposure to leading a team. Excellent communication skills and the ability to business partner across the company with a positive, pro-active manner is also essential.