Finance Manager

S2Consult Ltd
15 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


£30,000 - £35,000


Reporting to the Director, you'll need a clear focus on business profit and be credible and comfortable in dealing with people at director level as you take on responsibility for the financial functions of the business. You'll be a hands on and proactive accounts professional, but you'll be flexible enough to step in and provide administrative support where needed.


· Manage the Administration Assistant and provide cover during holidays / sickness
· Work with the Administration Assistant to ensure completion of all aspects of Sales ledger process/post invoices and customer payments with strong credit control and customer care.
· Undertake all aspects of Purchase ledger - check/post/match purchase invoices deal with supplier queries. Reconcile supplier statements and process supplier payments.
· Bank Account/Credit Cards - all postings and reconciliations/online banking-Daily/Weekly cash flow.
· Preparation of Annual Accounts up to and including Trial Balance.
· Produce monthly management accounts as well as supporting commentaries for the directors.
· Improve reporting processes and steamline controls across non finance areas of the business.
· Process Quarterly VAT returns.
· Process Monthly Company Payroll and all monthly/annual PAYE reports and year end.
· Providing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines to include reviewing and evaluating for cost reduction opportunities and management mechanisms that minimise financial risk.
· Develop external relationships with Accountants, Solicitors and Bank etc
· Use all online processes for Bank/HMRC/Credit Cards etc.
· Stock Control and checks with reconciliations
· Arrange Company Insurances
· Process all financial transactions through the financial reporting system (cash, debtors, creditors, fixed assets, P&L etc) and ensure that finance ledger integrity is maintained at all times.
· Manage daily cash requirements of the business, including chasing of outstanding debtors and timely payment to suppliers.
· Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations and investigate differences arising.
· Complete the annual budget and reforecast requirements.
· Complete monthly and year-end reporting requirements.
· Complete the annual corporation tax analysis.
· Provide financial support to directors
· Analyse financial information detailing revenues, costs, assets and liabilities to proactively understand the operations of the business and support key decision makers on matters as required.
· Develop and improve improved monthly and ad-hoc management reporting to the business.
· Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the level of responsibility of the job.


· At least 2 years’ experience of financial and management reporting
· IT literate – with an in depth knowledge of an accounts packages such as Sage, Pegasus, Opera
· Confident MS office user including email, Word and Excel
· Open to learning new software and systems as the business evolves
· Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit
· Well presented and business like
· Ambitious and dedicated, willing to work hard and grow with the Company
· A self starter with the ability to use own initiative to resolve problems
· Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
· High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
· Continually seeking to identify new processes to improve control and reporting
· Able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
· Ability to challenge

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