SME Finance Manager

Page Personnel Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to run all accountancy duties for a small but rapidly expanding client in the food sector.

Client Details

Our rapidly expanding SME FMCG client can boast growth over over 25% year on year for the last 5 years and are employing over 20 staff with a turnover of over £3million and very exciting growth plans


  • Reviewing Management accounts on completion to highlight month to month changes, but more importantly explain the reasons for them when presenting figures to the Directors

  • Consistently produce the information required by FD each month in good time so it can be reviewed

  • Look at the figures produced each month and suggest, in discussions with the Directors, changes/savings that could be made in the business

  • Produce cash flows for the business and year end accounts for review by accountants

  • Review the stock system to create a monthly stock value so that margins remain consistent. Making sure that price changes & stock is correct where possible

  • Bank reconciliation, matching customer receipts & supplier payments

  • Updating purchase invoices onto supplier accounts

  • Get supplier invoices/statements from previous month ready for payment & ensuring all credits & invoices have come through & are on the system

  • Set up supplier payments onto bank account ready for payment & control cash flow to work within overdraft limit

  • Complete the monthly payroll, to be signed off by a Director

  • Other areas such as accruals, depreciation etc

  • HR & Health & safety in association with Peninsula Business Services

  • Responsibilities for the fleet in association with transport dept. & a director regarding insurance claims/leasing etc

  • Credit Control - Set up a debtor follow up routine to avoid ageing debts.


  • Strong understanding of the whole accountancy function within a small to medium organisation
  • Complete knowledge of Sage 50 accounts & Sage Payroll is an advantage

  • Must have flexible mind to cope with a large amount of small transactions
  • Must have good confident organised telephone manner, especially when under pressure, sensitive and firm when needed

Job Offer

Basic salary between 337000 and £35,000 depending on experIence