Finance Manager

Barron Williams Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
31 Mar 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a fast-developing, specialist FS business, set-up with a clear business plan to address identified needs in specific markets. With an experienced board and senior team in place, the business is now in the process of executing the business plan and developing suitable internal financial systems and processes as part of the planning and preparation for market launch into their chosen market sectors.

A high calibre management accountant is now required to take on the role of Finance Manager and efficiently oversee the day-to-day financial management of the business. Initially, you will lead on the project to bring in-house operations that are currently outsourced. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be tasked with developing the control frameworks within the finance department, with a focus on implementing streamlined business activities relating to the collation of key financial data. You will play a vital role in developing the Finance function and ensuring that it meets the needs of the business as it grows to reach its full potential.

Job Title: Finance Manager

Reports to: Financial Controller

Reports in: None initially (though anticipated as Finance Dept. expands as planned)

Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare monthly management accounts

* Review and monitor the ongoing effectiveness of internal controls (Financial, Operational & Compliance)

* Support on the preparation of annual financial statements

* Identify control weaknesses and implement group-wide control frameworks as appropriate

* Liaise with auditors for annual monitoring

* Manage the budgeting and forecasting process, including the identification of variances against budget

* Manage the processing of staff payroll, supplier invoices and manage short term cash flow requirements

* Reconcile bank accounts and deliver HMRC reporting, including the completion of VAT returns

Package: Negotiable salary & benefits package

Location: NE England

Candidate profile:

* Ambitious ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified with a track record of producing highly valuable management information in commercially focused organisations

* Able to operate as part of a high-calibre management team, proving flexible and adaptable as the organisation grows

* Comfortable working in regulated sectors requiring high standards of reporting and compliance

* A Financial Services (or similarly regulated services) background would be useful

* Able to grow the Finance Dept team as the business progresses through planned growth stages

* Systematic and diligent, able to lead on systems and process implantation, creating processes that can adapt as the business expands and revenues grow

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