Finance Manager, Guildford

2i Recruit Ltd
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
For: Finance Manager, Guildford £40,000 to £50,000

Job Description

Job purpose

  • Manage the day to day running of the finance department ensuring adequate resources are in place to enable an efficient workflow while meeting all regulatory requirements
  • Produce monthly management information and process financial information in a compliant manner.
  • Provide administrative support by providing management reports and information, liaising with colleagues throughout the company. 
  • Key result areas 

  • Productions of budgets and forecasts
  • Responsible for payroll and pension auto-enrolment
  • Preparation of all applicable regulatory returns including RMAR
  • Production of monthly bordereaux/insurer statements and payments
  • Reporting line by line detail to underwriters
  • Preparation and application of month end journals - salaries, accruals, prepayments, etc
  • Follow financial policies, procedures and controls that conform to generally accepted accounting principles and meet regulatory requirements
  • To be responsible for the production of the monthly management accounts
  • Liaise with Directors for the review of monthly management accounts 
  • Responsible for accurate processing of raw financial data and any applicable analysis as required
  • To be responsible for the accurate completion of the cashbooks and perform bank reconciliations on a regular basis.
  • To be responsible for cashiering, BACs payments, cheque writing and bank transfers
  • To be responsible for the accurate and timely operation of the office purchase ledgers
  • Responsible for preparation of draft statutory accounts and audit files.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as required by management
  • Administrative support, including post handling
  • Liaise with colleagues to resolve issues and queries 
  • Office based role.
  • Incoming work mainly self-determined but also distributed by Directors.
  • Regular meetings take place with Directors to establish requirements.
  • Incoming enquiries are dealt with as they arise. 
  • Skills and competencies 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to build successful, mutually beneficial business relationships. Communication skills - able to communicate to people with various levels of knowledge face to face, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Problem solving
  • Computer literate and thorough understanding of relevant company software
  • Report writing
  • People management 
  • Qualifications

  • Relevant finance qualifications
  • Technical experience
  • Strong knowledge of Sage 50
  • Strong Excel skills 
  • Knowledge of foreign currency reporting 
  • Experience

  • Minimum 3 years in finance role