Finance Manager

Recruiter
Aspire Personnel Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1161614828
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is looking to recruit a Finance Manager to join their busy team and rapidly growing Group.

This role would suit a recently qualified or part qualified Finance Manager who has a couple of years experience behind them and is hungry to grow and develop with an expanding company.

Role Purpose

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Manage the Finance functions of all Group entities, ensure adequate financial control and prepare monthly management accounts

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Execute the duties, responsibilities and obligations of a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and support the management team by the provision of management information outside of the monthly accounts

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Manage and lead business functions including: Finance, ICT, Legal, Insurance, Infrastructure & Premises

Key Responsibility - Finance

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Ensure Sales, Cost of Sales and Gross Margins are accurate and reflect accounting principles such as matching concept; particularly for deferred income

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Prepare the Gross Margin reports in the monthly management accounts pack. Investigate and report on margins which fall outside expected levels

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Review nominal accounts, including bank, prepayments, accruals, deferred income, payroll, pensions and depreciation and prepare & post monthly journals as required

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Prepare monthly revenue forecasts

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Reforecast to year end and investigate monthly variances to budget

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Prepare the monthly management pack for SMT and Board members; including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Forecasts and Key Performance Indicators

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Prepare monthly gross margin reports

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Improve the quality of the management reporting information provided to the SMT/Board to facilitate informed business decision making

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You

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Qualified/Part-qualified (CIMA/ACCA)

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Knowledge of SAP Business One or similar SQL-based database and reporting is essential

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Advanced Excel knowledge including pivot tables and external data links is essential

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Ability to manage and prioritise a range of tasks to meet time deadlines

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Excellent computer skills and at least 5 years' experience using Microsoft Office on a day-to-day basis and similar experience of working with accounting software

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Experience in leading others

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An eye for detail

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Excellent self-organisational ability

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A commitment to quality

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