Finance Manager

Finance Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Mel Poulter

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Purpose of role:

Responsible for managing the core financial functions of AP, AR and Banking. Maintaining good financial controls of these areas and use your understanding of them to monitor the cash flow of the business.

You will manage the financial reporting and analysis of the company's overheads. From the inflow of supplier invoices, reviewing costs, including month end accruals and prepayments, working with budget holders to understand variances, through to paying the invoices at the end of the cycle.

Management of the payroll team, which is responsible for the monthly payroll run for circa 1500 employees, increasing each month in line with the company's growth.

As the business is rapidly developing, you need to be able to continuously adapt and improve finance processes

Duties include:

  • Responsible for day to day management of the AP, AR and Banking
  • Managing the payroll team and relationship with the payroll bureau
  • Managing and developing the skills of the team - 4 people
  • Cash flow reporting
  • Month end reporting and management accounts
  • Overhead analysis, through AP management and month end duties
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Assist with budgets and forecasts
  • Assist with implementation of new finance system
  • Assist with preparation of year-end financial statements and statutory audit
  • VAT Returns
  • Other finance duties as required

What will you bring to the role?

  • Preferably Qualified in either ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Minimum of 5 year's experience in finance
  • Experience of managing a transactional team
  • Management Accounts experience
  • Strong excel skills essential
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail

Whats on offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home opportunities
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Peer recognition and awards scheme

A friendly and helpful working environment

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