Finance Manager

Vargo Recruitment LTD
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vargo is recruitment a Finance Manager for a group of companies based in Cardiff. The company has sites throughout the UK with a central back office function in Cardiff. As a Finance Manager, you will report to the Finance Director supporting them on all day-to-day finance activity and oversee a ledger clerk. The role will involve producing the finances for the subsidiary companies including supporting the FD on producing the consolidated accounts.

This role is a great opportunity for a part or recently qualified accountant to secure a well-rounded finance role. You will have autonomy to improve processes and procedures within the department and to suggest efficiencies where appropriate.

Other duties will include:

  • Carrying out day-to-day bookkeeping and financial management tasks
  • Support the ledger clerk in maintaining the ledgers including overseeing ledger reconciliation activity
  • Liaising with sites throughout the UK to ensure they report their finances on time to Head Office
  • Issuing of sales invoices
  • Credit control
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Managing payroll
  • Cash flow management
  • Set up and administration of pension scheme
  • End of year accounts preparation
  • Analysing financial data and preparing reports for the management team
  • Supervising the ledger clerk
  • Making suggestions and improvements to the finance system & processes
  • Deputising for the FD when they are away from the office

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of AAT qualified or at least studying towards an accountancy qualification
  • Competent user of Excel
  • Must be happy work in a fast paced environment
  • Must have several years experience working in a commercial finance department