Finance Manager

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Lowestoft
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to work in the Lowestoft area on a permanent basis.

Overall responsibility for the running of the finance function, who will be responsible for aiding business planning and decision-making tasks by providing appropriate financial advice and undertaking related accounts administration.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for all statutory accounts and reporting
  • Responsibility for all management reporting including production of a detailed monthly management report
  • Providing a control framework for all financial processes
  • Responsibility for all tax and VAT returns
  • Responsibility in managing cash collection, reporting weekly cash flows etc.
  • Ensuring outstanding invoices are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Attend management meetings
  • Ensuring of timely client invoicing and overseeing projects to ensure cash flow positive and delivery in line with client expectations
  • Reconcile balance sheet control accounts monthly
  • Maintain monthly analysis of fixed assets, prepayments, accrual accounts and other balance sheet accounts
  • Develop external relationships, for example; bankers, accountants
  • Liaise with auditors
  • Keep on top of changes in regulation and legislation and new industry developments


To be successful you will need:

Desirable

  • At least AAT Qualified or qualified by experience
  • Confident self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present to a broad range of people internally and externally including non-finance specialists
  • Knowledge of Sage50


Essential

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and a computerised accounts / bookkeeping software package
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Professional courteous and positive manner
  • Comfortable with lone working
  • Excellent analytical ad interpretive ability
  • Experience of developing, delivering and monitoring financial strategy
  • Highly organised with ability to manage numerous projects at any one time and be disciplined within a flexible organisation
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in both accounting and management
  • Occasional work on evenings and weekends during the busy season may be required


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