SmartPA are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to work closely alongside our team with a key focus on driving forward the finance team and enhancing key relationships with stakeholders. We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and engaging finance professional to lead our Finance Department. Strong communication skills and a positive outlook are essential. Ideally you will have experience of working within an established organisation with either a UK wide or global reach. The ideal candidate will be A self-motivated and driven individual Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interpret and explain complex information Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work with speed and accuracy Work to strict deadlines under pressure. Work both independently, flexibly, and across departments to strengthen working relationships. This role will report into the senior leadership and key responsibilities in the role are: Full responsibility of accounts function To maintain the Company's Bank accounts and Cash flow account To identify and calculate monthly prepayments Preparation of the Company's budget Monthly forecast for Head Office reporting Financial audit, preparation, reporting and liaising with auditors Liaising with all internal departments Maintain Petty Cash Preparation of the monthly management accounts and continued improvement of the month end process Monthly cashflow analysis and preparation of annual budget Liaise with senior management over strategic plans, forecasts and budgeting Involvement in improvement of office systems and processes This role would be well suited to an individual looking to make a move from an accountancy firm and also presents an excellent opportunity to develop and progress within the business. To apply for this position, email with your CV and a cover letter telling us exactly why you're the right person for the role, including all relevant experience.