Finance Manager (Ops)

Finance Manager (Ops)

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £82000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Finance Manager (Operational)

Our client is an international SaaS client who due to international growth are looking for a Finance Manager to support the Operational Team (8)

It is essential you have proven experience in cash management and financial control. The role will drive development of a first-class operating finance function, providing high-quality cash flow & working capital management reporting and metrics. This is a new role within an established team, following continued growth in the business. The position will report to the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, and develop a best-in-class operating finance function.
  • Ownership of key treasury processes - end-to-end accounts payable and receivable, managing bank accounts, FX, and cash flow of the business.
  • Lead and manage the credit control function, report on performance using DSO and other metrics, delivery of robust cash flow reporting and debtor analysis.
  • Prepare suitable quarterly targets for the team, monitoring and refocussing work to drive continued commercial performance and help ensure wider company goals are achieved.
  • The role will have a key focus on delivering process improvement and implementation of change across the team.
  • Increase efficiency and effectiveness of the operating finance function (Netsuite)
  • Deliver robust working capital and cashflow reporting for inclusion in the management accounts.
  • Responsible for bank covenant reporting, and the weekly provision of a rolling 13week cash forecast
  • Using analysis of cashflow, manage multiple bank accounts across multiple currencies
  • Ownership of VAT and other tax reporting, liaison with payroll and HMRC, ensuring reporting responsibilities and associated payments are made on time.
  • Manage team contributions towards the year end audit process, along with provision of information required for the statutory accounts.
  • Work with the FD on ad hoc projects supporting growth and profitability.
  • Development and management of staff (including HR responsibilities) to ensure they are operating to the best of their ability. Research and resolve team enquiries
  • Support the team in preparing bank and relevant balance sheet reconciliations
  • Update and maintain finance operational policies, procedures, and controls documentation to ensure that they are relevant

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Degree educated qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with strong technical skills
  • Man-management experience overseeing multiple direct reports
  • Experience in a multi-currency organisation.
  • Strong technical background, with Tax experience (Corporation and VAT)
  • Preferable that you have experience within an IT, Telecoms, Retail or SaaS based business where high volume, low value transactions are a key feature of the operating model.
  • Strong people skills with ability both to support and develop a team and build productive relationships with other stakeholders.
  • Strong system reporting skills and extensive experience of accounting software (NetSuite advantageous)
  • Excellent Excel capability
  • You will have effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate financial matters to the business with clarity.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to plan effectively and manage multiple priorities
  • A positive "can do" attitude, enthusiastic and recognised as a supportive team player.
  • Detail oriented, with problem-solving skills, prepared to challenge information received and assess its impact.
  • Proactive self-starter with a continuous improvement mentality


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