Finance Manager

Top Banana
16 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager

Top Banana is an award-winning event production agency who specialise in leadership driven events. They work with highly prestigious global brands to help them bring their strategy to life and help their leaders communicate business critical messages.

Position: Finance Manager
Location: Stourbridge, West Midlands
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

We are looking for a Finance Manager to join our West Midlands office. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established accounts department and will be a crucial role suiting someone who thrives in a fast paced, challenging, agency environment. You will be involved in financial elements across the business including supporting our Event Management and Venue Finding teams. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy is a must, along with the ability to multi-task. You will have a strong finance foundation and be able to adapt your finance knowledge to a variety of situations.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of end to end accounts processes and be responsible for the quality control of all work produced by the team in line with our department standards

You will be responsible for setting the monthly schedule and ensure adherence to it by the team. You will train, support and develop team members whilst overseeing their day to day activities and work load

You must be pro-active, make decisions and work quickly whilst having an ability to retain and rely on solid accounting foundations and apply them with 100% accuracy even when under pressure

About you:

-Have sound knowledge and ability in double entry and reconciliations, being AAT qualified/part qualified or qualified by experience
-Good working knowledge of Sage and/or Xero preferable
-Good knowledge of the service industry and the UK, EU and International VAT systems that apply
-Knowledge of management systems for all accounting functions including purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, cash and banking, nominal ledger
-Experience of working in an agency or similar fast paced environment preferred
-Excellent communication (both oral and written and excellent interpersonal skills) with both financial and non-financial members of staff
-Ability to be proactive and use your initiative
-Excellent attention to detail
-Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
-Ability to lead and develop team members
-Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and deliver to deadlines
-Personal Integrity and Confidentiality
-Excellent time management and organisational skills - ensuring internal and external deadlines are met and to the required standard
-Analytical thinking
-Problem solving

You may have experience of the following: Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Part Qualified Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Corporate Accountant, Management Accountant, etc

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