Finance Manager

Paul Mitchell Associates
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager

Our client is a highly successful retail and distribution business. It seeking to appoint a Finance Manager to strengthen its team.

Job Purpose

To ensure that an efficient and accurate accounts function is maintained within the business.

Main Responsibilities:

*To manage the accounts receivable and payable ledgers

*To reconcile payments, readings and receipts of store PDQ transactions weekly

*To input data associated with business transactions and invoices into relevant accounting system

*To manage the payroll process and resolve bonus queries including end of year requirements

*To process weekly stores sales transactions and resolve reconciling issues

*To prepare and submit quarterly Value Added Tax returns.

*To manage the receiving and processing of invoices, expense forms and requests for payment

*To reconcile direct debits and manage mandates effectively

*To manage any petty cash transactions

*To monitor any repayments and credits due

*To reconcile utilities against readings and demands received

*To highlight irregularities

*To support other colleagues with financial queries and ad- hoc reporting

*To create a positive environment that results in stable financial systems and records

*To assist in periodic preparation of financial accounts and liaise with auditors

*To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested

Key Measures

*100% balance on reconciliation
*Evidence of and clear continual process improvement
*Clear increased productivity and profitability of stores
*Clear value for money and savings identified

Key Contacts/Relationships

External customers
Directors of the group
Internal customers across all areas
Human Resources
External auditors / Stakeholders
Regulatory bodies

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Needed for the Job

*Practical accounting experience
*Demonstrable and strong attention to detail
*Highly organised with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
*Ability to be methodical and flexible in their approach to tasks
*Previous retail experience desired
*Holds a clean driving licence
*Demonstrate best practice at all times
*Looks for improvements


*Customer focused
*Excellent communicator
*Drives the bigger picture
*Strives for success

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