Finance Manager

Location
Bristol
Salary
£30000 per annum
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
00067709
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is ideal for someone who is part qualified and has a desire to play a key role in an SME growth Company. It's an exciting opportunity to join a growing and developing company with 65 franchises across the UK, Ireland and Australia.

The role offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the company will make a commitment to fund training to full ACCA or CIMA qualification.

You will be able to put your stamp on the way the Bristol office, franchises and international operations develop their financial systems and provide autonomy and opportunity for innovation for company finance systems and processes.

The role will be responsible for analysing and reporting on company financial information to ensure the company boards receive timely, accurate and relevant information to enable them to make effective decisions.

Working with a range of stakeholders you will be responsible for varied and diverse finances across the globe and have overall control and management of the company's accounting function including payroll, invoicing, credit control, payments and reconciliations

Main Responsibilities
- Monthly reporting and advising to the board including profit and loss statements and balance sheets
- Working with international currency transactions and accounts
- Payroll management
- Monitor and manage the company purchase ledger
- Credit control and ensuring debts are paid in a timely manner
- Managing direct debit set up and processing
- Bank account management and reconciliation of payments (intercompany and external)
- Assist in preparation of the annual budgets
- Carry out all necessary actions to ensure that the Company meets its financial and legal obligations
- Preparation of accounting ledgers and reconciliations for yearend reporting
- Draft and manage the setup of new client and supplier accounts including client agreements
- Keep the company up to date with new and innovation financial management techniques and practices
- Review external contracts and services provided by suppliers to ensure that these are operating effectively

Skills and Experience
- Part Qualified ACCA or CIMA (Required)
- Must have practical experience of Sage and preferably XERO
- Likely to have a minimum of 3 years financial management experience.
- Demonstrable financial management experience and proven track record of success.
- Proven experience in formulating and delivering financial plans and budgets to support the overall business
- Experience in monthly management reporting is essential
- Experience of critically analysing and evaluating financial and business management information.
- Experience in a growth businesses would be advantageous
- Ability to influence others at a senior level.
- A team player
- A positive "can do" attitude.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent telephone manner
- Accuracy and attention to detail paramount.
- Commercially aware of needs of small businesses
- A sense of humour
- Flexibility is essential