Junior Finance Manager

Focus Resourcing
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Successful, growing, firm of Accountants based in Reading have an excellent opportunity to join their team as Junior Finance Manager

Key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Drive monthly cost centre reviews, challenge performance and ensure integrity of monthly forecasts
  • Manage production of monthly management accounts within set deadlines, ensuring accurate reflection of financial performance and variances
  • Monitoring of appropriate KPI's, and other management information, and provide challenge thereof
  • Help assess, mitigate and manage business and financial risks
  • Review and control of the Income Statement and Balance Sheet of the relevant entity(s) - including closing the relevant entities books with a full and commented TB and P+L review
  • Supporting accurate recording of Revenue and Margin in a timely manner ensuring adherence to the month-end timetable,
  • Ensuring month-end reviews and reporting supports the close process.
  • Balance sheet reconciliation sign off
  • Producing work for the Manager, highlighting issues and providing potential solutions


Key Skills/Experience

  • Ability to work independently of supervision and be proactive in all areas of the role.
  • Have experience within a small or medium sized practice (1 years minimum)
  • Qualified in a recognised Professional Accountancy qualification such as ACA/ACCA etc.,
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Attention to detail but also being able to see the "bigger picture"
  • Team player with "hands on" approach
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with non-finance staff and at all levels