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Salary£45000 - £50000 per annum
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LocationGrays
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This highly successful family run organisation are looking to expand their finance team as they enter into a period of growth. They are renowned for delivering quality work founded by entrepreneurs they achieve success through dedication, innovation, and the excellence of their business teams.
They are looking for a Finance Manager to support the Head of Finance to deliver the finance function for the business. Managing this the day to day function and team you will be an integral part of day-to-day delivery and business improvement.

Overview of the role:

The Finance Manager is responsible for first line management of the finance team and performing statutory reconciliations and maintaining the balance sheet controls.

Main accountabilities will include:

  • Build effective lines of communication with the Head of Finance to support all statutory filings and financial accounting.
  • Act as the first point of contact for the finance team, escalating to the Head of Finance as necessary.
  • Preparation of timely monthly reconciliations, coordinating with sales & purchase ledger staff and supporting them as necessary.
  • Oversee and coordinate the month-end financial close process.
  • Preparation of statutory submissions, including VAT and CIS, and the first draft pre-audit statutory financial statements.
  • Support the Head of Finance to ensure the delivery of improvements in financial reporting systems, and assist in providing reports that are timely, accurate, presentable, and relevant.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be well organised, prioritising workload, and meeting reporting deadlines.
  • Be proficient to an intermediate level in Excel.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Have a willingness to learn and develop the functionality of the finance system.
  • Be committed to achieving excellent communication channels with the Head of Finance to maintain clean accounting records and financial accounting standards.
  • Have a positive can-do attitude and hands-on approach.
  • Be initiative-taking with the ability to work independently and take initiative when required.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing demands.
  • Have some experience of managing a small team.
  • Qualified or part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA an advantage.
  • SAGE 200 experience an advantage but not essential.
For further information please contact Hannah Flindall 
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