Finance Manager

Job details

Posted Wednesday 25 October 2023
Salary Up to £65,000
Location London
Job type Permanent
Reference 2986
Recruiter Name Ryan Marner
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Finance Manager – Fin-Tech SME – Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits – Central London (Flexible working: 3 days per week in the office)

The Company

Wade Macdonald are delighted to be representing a thriving SME in the Fin-Tech sector, that are making waves in the financial services industry, as they seek a Finance Manager.

Our client, that have private equity backing, is revolutionizing the way consumers and businesses in their sector access finance.

Nearly 5 years since the company was founded, they are about to launch another new product and anticipate further rapid growth as a result!

A summary of the role:

Due to their sustained, and further expected, growth, they are looking for a Qualified Accountant ready for the next career leap to take on this Finance Manager position in this fast-growing, dynamic financial services company.

Reporting directly to the CFO, the successful candidate will oversee day-to-day financial controls, payment processing, management accounting, liquidity management, payroll, and reporting. In addition, this candidate will play a pivotal role in financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic projects such as debt and equity raising.

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to be involved in the full breadth of finance, as part of a small and close-knit finance team that is genuinely valued by the organisation and offers the successful candidate a chance to have a real impact on business growth.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage purchase ledger and payroll, including invoice processing, expense management, payment preparation, and reconciliations.
  • Maintaining the general ledger, creating necessary reports and oversee the sales ledger, maintaining and reconciling records and accounts receivable
  • Monitor cash flows, conduct daily bank processes, and assist with financial modelling for budgets, forecasts, and strategic projects
  • Prepare month-end journals, reconcile P&L and B/S accounts
  • Produce high-quality month-end finance reports and management accounts.
  • Support the preparation of statutory accounts and coordinate the year-end audit process

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and a systematic approach to problem-solving
  • An ability to produce high-quality work within tight deadlines
  • Strong numeracy skills, attention to detail, and a particular proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of working in industry is essential, ideally in an SME or start-up
  • A full Accountancy Qualification (e.g., ACCA, ACA, or CIMA).
  • Experience in consolidation accounting and statutory reporting with some experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience in financial services regulated by the FCA is not essential, but highly desirable

To Apply

If you're a qualified accountant ready to take your finance career to the next level with a dynamic Fin-Tech SME in the beating Financial Services heart of London, we encourage you to apply and be a part of our clients exciting journey.

Finance Manager – Fin-Tech SME – Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits – Central London (Flexible working: 3 days per week in the office)