Finance Manager - 18 month FTC

Job details

Posted Wednesday 01 May 2024
Salary £55,000 - £60,000
Job type Contract
Reference 3287
Recruiter Name Gareth Jenkins

Our client:

An amazing employer with a market-leading product found in many homes.

The role:

This is a maternity cover with the opportunity for a comprehensive handover at the start and end of this 18 month fixed term contract. Please note you must be able to start at short notice / immediately and work 4 days in the office with home working on a Friday.

Purpose of the role

  • As Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include overseeing end-to-end finance operations, financial planning and analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, making sure procedures are in compliance to SOX control, company policy and UK GAAP,  as well as ad-hoc projects and requests as and when they come up
  • Manage SOX and Statutory Audit Process with external and internal auditors


Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the team responsible for AP, AR and Payroll, to make sure that finance operations are effective
  • Work with Financial Controller to Manage both SOX and Statutory Audit process with both Internal and External Auditors. Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practice
  • Prepare Statutory Accounts
  • Prepare and/or post monthly accruals, rebates, prepayments and similar accounting entries
  • Produce month end P&L and review results for sign off by Financial controller and MD
  • Leading the analysis of monthly and quarterly numbers and presenting findings to management
  • Produce Tax analysis for benefits in kind and corporation tax
  • Manage VAT and HMRC reporting
  • Dealing with working capital management and production of cash flow forecasts
  • Managing an end-to-end audit process of current systems – while acting as the first point of contact for external auditors
  • Support Budgeting and forecasting

Who we're looking for:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, capable of creating statutory accounts
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with post qualification experience
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to analyse large volumes of data
  • Experience of ERP systems like Dynamic 365, OneStream, Power BI, Basware or similar
  • Experience of AP and AR
  • Experience running annual audit
  • Strong people skills with team leadership experience, ability to delegate and manage the work of others

What's on offer:

£60,000 per annum plus benefits

An 18 month assignment

The opportunity to work for a supportive employer - a global company with a strong market position and an outstanding product