Finance Manager

Brook Street UK
£35000 - £45000/annum
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Manager for my client, an exciting, growth focused organisation in Peterborough.

If you are a career motivated individual, seeking an exciting and varied role, then this could be the ideal next career step for you.

The Finance Manager will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with a depict a can-do, affable presence. With the ability to supervise, manage and lead staff effectively.

The purpose of the role is to effectively support the Head of Finance and Finance Director and to managing the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department.

To lead the preparation of monthly management accounts and financial reporting.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

* Line manager to 6 finance team members.
* Setting and reviewing objectives for each team member through the company PDR process.
* Continuous development of the finance team members, processes and procedures.
* Preparation of monthly management accounts to agreed timescales, including balance sheet reconciliations and variance commentary.
* Reporting on departments key performance indicators (KPI'S) to the Head of Finance/ Finance Director.
* Responsible for fuel card and credit card management .
* Responsible for documenting, reviewing and enhancing the Finance team standard operating systems.
* Frequent monitoring and assessment of internal controls with regards to finance and business processes to reduce risk and increase automation efficiency.
* Assisting with the annual budgeting process.
* Assist with the year-end audit.
* Assist with the centralisation of finance activities as and when required.
* Providing accurate and timely financial reporting including margin and department reporting.
* Maintain accruals and prepayments schedules
* Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
* Work closely with the Finance Director to ensure the financial systems are fit for purpose, sustainable and that users have correct access rights
* Financial governance - to ensure the organisation`s policies are current and are being adhered to.
* Work with the Finance Manager/ Director on Finance initiatives and process improvements
* Any other tasks required by the Finance Manager/ Director
* There may be occasions when it is necessary for duties to be undertaken away from the office therefore there may be overnight stays which will be required away from home.

Key skills:

* Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA)
* Experienced in managing a team effectively
* High proficiency in Excel
* Must be a people person
* Strong teamwork skills essential
* Positive `can do` attitude
* An appetite to develop or change processes to improve efficiency
* Commercially aware
* Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and a method

If you are a career motivated individual, seeking an exciting and varied role, then this could be the ideal next career step for you.

Salary: £35,000-£45,000 DOE

If this sounds like you, please contact Megan at Brook Street, Peterborough on (Apply online only)