Finance Manager

Recruiter
HARRIS HILL
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Ref
1242801230
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Harris Hill are recruiting for a Finance Manager to work for the Global Head of Finance and Operations for this international charity based in London/Surrey boarder

The Finance Manager will produce accurate internal financial data and external financial reporting; compliance with accounting practices and UK tax requirements; promote continued process improvement; and provide user-focused financial services in a strong controlled environment.

Responsibilities Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

Financial Management
  • Lead team responsible for day-to-day accounting operations in UK office, including invoice processing, staff and volunteer expenses, and payroll.
  • Complete financial month end close processes for UK.
  • Complete/review UK balance sheet reconciliations each month.
  • Oversee the UK payroll function, review and posting journals.
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register and record quarterly depreciation.
  • Oversight of THE CHARITY Corporate Insurance policies and procedures.

Finance knowledge sharing and control environment
  • Improve and develop appropriate and effective controls with the Global and UK finance staff.
  • Practice good business partnering skills with all interactions, and assist with training non-finance staff in following THE CHARITY procedures and good practice.
  • Lead on improvement of processes for areas of responsibilities, and support the Global Head of Finance Operations in maintaining relevant and effective finance policy and processes.
  • Active participation in implementation and improvement of UK Finance systems and processes.
  • Maintain up-to-date information in the Global Finance Manual, relevant process guides and training materials for areas of responsibility.

Reporting
  • Support with the production of monthly reporting and KPIs for the Global Head of Finance Operations.
  • Prepare information for statutory reporting for areas of responsibility.

Taxation
  • Ensure THE CHARITY complies with all HMRC current and future tax regulations and maximises tax opportunities, including VAT.
  • Complete all HMRC returns accurately and on time.
  • Undertake on-going education of THE CHARITY staff to ensure understanding of the tax implications of various streams of income and related expenditure.

Essential
  • A fully qualified accountant with a recognised qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Technical accounting skills, especially in relation to statutory accounting
  • Knowledge of Charity specific accounting, taxation and other compliance requirements
  • Strong analytical skills and highly numerate
  • Strong IT skills, including accounting and reporting packages and especially Excel
  • Experience of effectively managing teams and developing staff to deliver a flexible and adaptable team.
  • Hands-on, involved approach to working; proven ability to be detail-oriented.
  • Adaptable and positive view of continuous improvement.
  • Experience of managing a number of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Challenging systems processes and initiating improvements and change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Precise, accurate, articulate, persuasive and concise.
  • Ability to explain financial information to non-financial staff in a clear and concise way.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs