Finance Manager / Controller

Reed Accountancy
Tottenham Hale
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a well established, forward thinking and innovative mulit channel communications company. Their offices are based in Tottenham, North London and the West End.

They are currenty seeking to appoint a new Finance Manager to replace the current incumbant who is moving on after 7 years in the role. The overall purpose of the job is to manager the Finance Team of 8, ensure accuracy and timeliness of information,manage the cash resources and physical assets and also support the audit and tax compliance of the group.

You will report directly to the Finance Director who has been in position for 8 years.

The key responsibilies of the role will include -

• Ensuring that the monthly management accounts are produced accurately and in line with published timetable and that the sales and purchase ledgers are closed on time
• Overseeing the purchase ledger team and ensuring that the new procedures are being followed.
• Attending meetings with major suppliers where contract terms/pricing is on the agenda
• Supervising the sales ledger/credit control function and assisting as required
• Work with the account managers to ensure sales invoices are raised on a timely basis
• Preparation of daily cash sheets and including monthly cash flow forecasts
• Maintain the nominal ledger
• Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet at all times
• Maintain the fixed asset register
• Arrange the year end stock takes and valuations
• Keep stat books up to date
• VAT Compliance and preparation of VAT returns
• Advise AMs re VAT treatment of services
• Liaise with tax advisors re calculation and payt of Corp tax
• Assistance with R&D tax credit claims
• Liaise with accountants in Czech Republic re preparation of branch accounts
• Assist with preparation of accounts for VideoSmart Subsidiary
• Calculation of salesmen’s commission
• Development and appraisal of finance team members

You will liaise with Directors, Department Heads, Account Managers, Banks, Auditors and the HMRC

The candidate sought for this role will -

Be an experienced Finance Manager / Financial Controller who has worked in a variety of environments
Ideally have knowledge of the SUN Accounts package
Have substantinal Management Accounting experience and Statutory Accounts
Have good working knowledge of VAT and Corporation Tax

On a personal level they are looking for excellent communication skills and strong leadershp qualities.

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