Finance Manager

Recruiter
Kennedy Pearce Consulting
Location
London
Salary
60000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently hiring a Finance Manager reporting to the FD for a professional services company based in London. This company have amazing open plan offices with a great work/life balance. There is 20 people within the finance team and this person will need to have management experience.

Responsibilities:

Monthly Management Accounting

Timely production of monthly management information for main trading entity with the focus on operating expenses

  • Working Closely with ledger teams to resolve any queries
  • Analysis of monthly results vs budget, forecast and prior year
  • Balance sheet control, analysis and review identifying risks
  • Working closely with the financial accounting team to communicate results
  • Working with non-financially literate budget holders to provide high quality, accessible information.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts for all overhead departments

Staff Management

  • Manage a team of five individuals within the accounts payable and treasury function

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing year-end audit information and liaising with auditors
  • Preparing the VAT return for the UK group
  • Continual monitoring and enhancement of procedures and reported information
  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster + Partners procedures and standards
  • Contribute and assist as required Essential Qualities and Skills required

The Candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • Experience in various ledgers, Purchase, Cash book and Sales Ledger including Reconciliations
  • Prior experience with people management
  • Advanced excel skills along with a good knowledge of financial systems
  • Methodical, accurate and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent attitude to customer service
  • Flexible attitude