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Finance Manager

Cheltenham   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Control
  • Cash Management

About Our Client

The role has come about following recent expansion, internal reorganisation and to support further planned business growth and represents a great opportunity for a committed & driven individual to add value to their CV & expand their existing skill-set.

Job Description

  • Managing the controls framework and compliance procedures surrounding the transactional finance activities of the organisation to include assessing, testing and reporting on the strengths and risks of existing controls methodologies to effectively mitigate business risk.
  • To ensure accurate and timely execution of quarter end accounting processes (to include full reconciliation pack) and the delivery of the reporting management pack with appropriate commentary and analysis
  • To lead, plan, co-ordinate and deliver a holistic corporate financial planning process
  • Work closely with the CFO/FC to ensure the smooth operation of the year-end audit process and provision of information in a format to support statutory accounts production
  • Day to day management of the cash and debt position of the Group ensuring accurate payments and timely communication to all counterparties (bank debt and shareholders funding)
  • Ensure the Group remains fully compliant with all covenant calculations under the terms of the banking documentation and proactively manage the forward looking compliance
  • Finance champion of the key contracts in the business ensuring the accurate calculation of income/expenses in relation to those contracts.
  • Successful management of the sales/purchase ledgers and payment function servicing the entire business, ensuring all reporting to internal and external partners is accurate and all transactional accounting treatments are applied accurately and in line with best practice
  • Manage indirect taxation and ensure the prompt submission for VAT, PAYE, PSA and P11D

The Successful Applicant

  • Part Qulaified ACA/CIMA/ACCA with up to 3yrs PQ experience in a relevant role within industry
  • Experience of running a back office accountancy function to include as a minimum treasury management (including cash forecasting), credit control, internal reporting, systems development and tax (excluding corporation tax)
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of producing full management accounts including; balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis and full responsibility of the P&L
  • Strong degree of experience in controls and compliance methods from a similar role
  • Computer literate with strong excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles including BACs
  • A strong influencer and stakeholder manager, with a proactive, confident approach who is comfortable challenging and being challenged, with a proven ability to manage relationships at all levels.
  • Proven track record of outperformance, owning issues to conclusion and delivering high quality output to tight deadlines
  • With the ability to work autonomously, identify problems and implement changes to drive continuous process improvement.
  • Excellent eye for detail and diligent knowledge of finance systems and software principles (including BAC's)
  • Be able to critically review the output of more junior staff while mentoring

What's on Offer

  • Employer pension scheme to be effective from January 2016
  • Private health care
  • 25 days annual leave