Finance Manager (Part time - 15hpw)

Recruiter
Cobham Consulting Ltd
Location
Hemel Hempstead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
1239959422
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is looking for a Management Accountant to operate all aspects of the finance function and produce monthly management accounts as part of a small Administration Team under the overall management of the Administration Manager

Finance Management
  • To operate the income and expenditure spreadsheets, reconciling them with the budget
  • To oversee the production of invoices and receipt of payments
  • To oversee all aspects of cash management including collection and security of cash
  • To reconcile bank accounts with the I/E spreadsheets
  • As part of the Admin team, to authorise BACS payments and sign cheques
  • To manage the transition to appropriate software if appropriate

Management Accounts
  • To provide the Finance Committee (which meets every 2 months) with management accounts and update the current forecast
  • To provide management information and statistics (eg bookings Income)
  • To provide ad-hoc reports as requested.

Annual Accounts
  • To assemble and process all relevant data for the production of the annual accounts
  • To oversee the audit process and liaise with the auditors
  • To reconcile and adjust the accounts post audit
  • To provide information for the Finance Committee and the Board

Budget
  • To manage the structure of the accounts
  • To manage all the data within the accounts
  • To liaise with the Trustees and department budget holders
  • To produce the draft budget and assumptions
  • To assist with formulating and implementing the budget plan

Making Tax Digital
  • From the quarter starting 1 October 2019, we will be required to submit VAT returns digitally via MTD-ready-software. We will need to have this software installed and be ready to start submitting our VAT returns digitally by the end of that quarter.

Statutory returns
  • To complete and submit quarterly VAT returns (including partial exemption calculations)
  • To prepare and file the accounts with the Charity Commission.

Financial Oversight
  • To attend and inform the Finance Committee
  • To provide information to the Trustees as required
  • To attend managers' meetings, which are generally monthly

Experience &
Skills Required:
  • Strong Excel skill set is essential;
  • Relevant qualifications: CIMA / ACCA;
  • Experience of Charity Accounts;
  • Positive team attitude, open to working as part of a close-knit team but capable of working independently;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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