Finance Manager

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Starting the new year with a new opportunity, experienced and knowledge within finance?


In this Finance Manager role, you must have the ability to oversee and lead a team of expert purchase ledger, sales ledger, and procurement individuals, whilst having a solid understanding of management accounting functions, where you will work with inflows and outflows of around £20m.


This Finance Manager potion will see you working directly with the Finance Director, where you will have a fast-tracked progression plan for your career, ideally within the first 1 – 2 years hitting more senior potions.


This role would suit someone with in depth knowledge around day-to-day finance functions and activities, with a real passion for audits and naturally gifted at working with high value numbers and complex finance procedures.


What are the benefits of this role?

  • 30 days Holiday Plus Bank holiday + 5 days off over Christmas
  • GPS defined benefit pension scheme (including life assurance)
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free on-site car parking
  • On-site fitness suite
  • Refectory and Cycle to Work Scheme


Your responsibilities as a Finance Manager

  • Building effective lines of communication with the Finance Director to support high quality cost and cash management.
  • Responsibility operating budget after consultation with budget holders.
  • Oversee the main revenue grant requirements.
  • Preparation of the first draft salary budget for submission.
  • Preparation of timely monthly financial statements
  • Oversee the month-end and year-end processes.
  • Preparation of the first draft pre-audit statutory financial statements.
  • Bringing anomalies to the Finance Directors attention at the earliest instance.
  • Dealing directly with Budget holders on the Finance Directors behalf.
  • Lead and line-manage the Finance team including recruitment and appraisals.
  • Develop improvements in financial reporting systems, providing managers with reports that are timely, accurate, presentable, and relevant.


The experience expected for this Finance Manager position:

  • Proficient in Excel & Word.
  • A willingness to learn and exploit systems including power-point and similar presentational systems
  • Commitment to excellent communication channels with the Finance Director in order to maintain the clean audit record and excellent financial accountability standards.
  • Excellent report presentation skills.
  • Well organised, especially with regard to administration, prioritising workload, and meeting reporting deadlines.
  • Excellent stakeholder service skills and reputational awareness.
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