Finance Manager

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
00074492
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A publishing and events organising private company with turnover circa £15m and staff of 115 is looking for a Finance Manager. Managing the sales and credit control functions with a team of four, the successful applicant will be a newly or recently qualified chartered accountant who has trained with a medium sized firm.

They will have a wide range of company experience, be a proactive self-starter and have strong attention to detail. Reporting to the Finance Director, this role would suit someone looking to make their first move from practice to industry.

Preparation of year-end accounts

- Produce final accounts and consolidation for audit.
- Produce all working papers.
- Balance sheet reconciliations
- Profit & loss review and reconciliation to management accounts
- Financial analysis
- Statutory disclosure
- Deal with auditors

Taxation

- Produce Quarterly UK VAT returns
- Produce Overseas VAT returns
- Produce Corporation tax returns and analysis and estimates
- PAYE reconciliations and returns

Preparation of budgets and review forecasts and monthly management accounts

- Review of trading
- Review detailed management accounts and revenue / cost analysis
- Key performance indicators
- Discuss performance and projections with budget holders
- Collate and review budgets and plans
- Produce cash flow projections and assess foreign currency exposure
- Regular balance sheet reconciliations
- Staff costs and time allocation forecasts and budgets
- Monitor listed investments
- General management reporting

Maintenance and development of accounting systems, procedures and financial controls

- Development of budgeting, forecasting and reporting templates
- Report writing within Sun, Excel and Vision
- Specify and document accounting processes and procedures to meet the changing needs of the business
- Monitor and improve reconciliation and risk management procedures
- Internal checks and audit

Day to day staff management of sales processing, credit control and banking cycle

- Ensure processing is carried out accurately and on a timely basis
- Ensure tight financial control over all transaction processing
- Ensure compliance with company accounting procedures
- Ensure credit control is undertaken in a timely and efficient manner
- Develop and train junior staff

Other miscellaneous items

- Pension scheme accounts
- Company secretarial matters
- Third party reporting

Person Specification

- Attention to detail
- Hands on, prepared to get into transactional detail to resolve issues
- Ability to work independently but willing to ask questions when necessary
- Ability to explain complex financial issues to non-financial staff
- Excellent inter-personal skills