Finance Executive

Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about working for a premium, forward-thinking brand which focuses on sustainability? As Finance Executive you will work closely with senior managerial and directorial staff. Responsible for the smooth running of the company's finance department. Monitoring and processing the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as posting supplier invoices/ Bank Reconciliation/ Purchase ledger/ and other transactions.
PLEASE NOTE - This is a contract role to cover 9 months of maternity leave.
Duties of the Finance Executive:
* Preparation of internal monthly management accounts.
* Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT return digitally (via Sage 50).
* Track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
* Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company
* Research and analyse sales report, financial reports and market trends
* Provide insightful information and expectations to senior management to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
* Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports/forecasts
* Present financial reports to senior management, stakeholders, and clients in formal meetings
* Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
* Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
* Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
* Negotiating contracts to achieve the best value for money.
Human Resources Management including preparation of contracts for new starters.
Liaising with external agencies on the recruitment of new staff.
Management of staff holidays.
First point of contact with any HR related issues.
Provide monthly payroll information to outsourced payroll company.
First point of contact for any IT related issues.
Liaising with the external IT department to resolve IT issues.
Skills required for the role of Finance Executive:
* commercial and business awareness
* excellent communication and presentation skills
* an analytical approach to work
* high numeracy and sound technical skills
* problem-solving skills and initiative
* negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
* strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
* the ability to balance the demands of work with study commitments
* good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
* the ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
* the capacity to make quick but rational decisions
* the potential to lead and motivate others
* good IT skills.
Essential for your application:
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance / Maths / Business related degree
* 2 + years of experience as a Finance Executive or in a similar role
* Experience working with Sage 50 software
* Good understanding of technologies
If you're a finance professional looking for a role within a business that promotes positive change and development, then this is the role for you. Apply online now or contact our Recruitment Team to find out more

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