Finance Manager

Nigel Wright
Bishop Auckland, UK
06 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new role:

Nigel wright Group are delighted to be recruiting a Finance Manager for an exciting business close to Bishop Auckland. This role will be reporting into the Financial Controller and will suit someone ideally newly qualified ACA or ACCA from a practice background, seeking to make their first move into industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performing and reviewing all balance sheet reconciliations monthly, ensuring data integrity.
  • Producing appropriate timely and accurate monthly management accounts.
  • Working with managers to continually refine appropriate management accounts packs, including variance analysis and development of KPI's.
  • Providing adhoc reports as required.
  • Working closely with managers to ensure data is accurately reported and useful to end users, supporting managers as required to ensure they have data that allows them to make key business decisions.
  • Managing three members of the accounts team with support from the FC.
  • To be a key lead alongside the FC in the preparation of budgets, forecasts and business planning process for the company.
  • To lead on year-end processes, audit packs and statutory accounts preparation. Performing reconciliatons of management accounts to statutory accounts ensuring any year end journals are performed and opening balances are correct.
  • Reviewing processes in the department and streamline those processes in order to bring down month end production timelines.
  • Proactively monitor and evaluate financial information systems, designing and implementing improvements where needed.
  • To be the lead on VAT, calculating and submitting returns, whilst also continually advising on how the business can be more effective in reducing irrecoverable VAT.
  • Identifying any inaccuracies in source data, challenging workflow to ensure accuracy, quality and completeness of accounting data.
  • Providing operational support to the FC.

As the ideal candidate you will:
  • Be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA - ideally with a background in practice.
  • Be experienced in multiple accounting systems and developing reporting.
  • Be proficient in Excel.
  • Experience of managing staff.

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