Finance Manager - 11 Month Contract

Elevation Recruitment Group
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Senior Finance are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager on a contract basis for at least 11 months for a leading non for profit organisation in Wakefield

This role is an exciting opportunity to join a changing organisation and lead on the development and transformation of all aspects of Financial and Management accounting, and Business Information. You will contribute to the delivery of the finance service and make a positive and proactive contribution to the overall financial strategy and management of the organisation. Supporting the Finance Director in the development of an efficient and effective finance function for the company in promoting and improving the services provided and be responsible for the leadership and motivation of the Treasury, Cash Collection, and Financial Accounts teams through line managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Deputise for the Finance Director in their absence
-Monitor, produce and prepare timely monthly financial results in accordance with the business, regulatory, and requirements and best practice
-Ensure that the company meets all its taxation obligations, including completion of tax returns, and to advise on the methods for ensuring the most beneficial tax position for the company specifically to ensure that VAT shelter planning is effectively discharged
-Prepare and present reports to the Board and committees, often at short notice, keeping them appraised of performance and procedures, new legislation and policy
-Responsible for the production and presentation of the organisation's Annual Statutory Financial Statements within agreed timescales and liaise with the internal and external auditors as necessary
-Reporting on all aspects of Treasury Management, ensure regular monitoring of the company's debt repayment profile and advise on rescheduling as and when required, ensure that any surplus funds are invested in line with the company's Treasury Policy and through monitoring, ensure compliance with loan covenants
-Provide financial expertise to support the capital improvement program and to ensure its delivery on target and on budget
-Co-ordinate and finalise the production of the organisations monthly management accounts reporting pack, all financial returns, and all relevant reports to the Corporate Management Team, Board and Committees
-Ensure that the company's financial systems comply with the statutory requirements and best practice, lead on the development and monitoring of policy, procedures, regulations and standing orders, ensuring adherence to standards of accounting practice and financial probity
-Deliver an effective procurement, payments and invoicing service to ensure that creditors are paid accurately and in line with policy
-Ensure that the company maximises its income within statutory and policy constraints
-Contribute to the delivery of an effective system of internal governance and control to comply with the Regulatory Code and other audit requirements
-Contribute to the overall development of strategies and business plans and add personal value to the process and be responsible for implementing the organisations service planning and performance management systems so that they are effectively embedded at all levels
-Responsible for any future development of the organisation's business plan related models and for appraising and analysing of external growth within a charitable organisation. Undertake any other duties commensurate with the overall purpose of the job and grade

Skills & Qualifications:

-Capable of delivering results to tight deadlines and under pressure
-Significant post-qualification experience within a Finance function of a large organisation
-Experience of managing and maintaining the financial viability of an organisation
-Experience of communicating effectively and building effective working relationships with customers, both internal and external, and other stakeholders
-Up to date experience of accounting systems and financial reporting standards
-Knowledge and practical experience of using IT as analytical and management tools
-CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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