Finance Manager - 12 month FTC - Insurance Broker

Posted 30 December 2020 by Lawes Consulting Group
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Job Title - Finance Manager - 12 Month FTC - Insurance Broker
Contract - FTC 12 Month - 3 Days per week - Potential to go Permanent
Salary - GBP35,000 - GBP40,000 (Pro Rata)
Location - Kent
Industry - Insurance (Finance, Accounts, Compliance, Auditing, )

An exciting opportunity has now become available for a Finance Manager within a well-respected insurance brokerage based in Kent.

Job Objective:-

Day to day management and control of the finance department and accounting systems
Report/develop financial and management accounting information to Board of Directors
To ensure the Group adheres to the required corporate, accounting, FCA and regulatory body standards
Management of:
- Finance Accountant and Accounts Assistant
- Accounts Administrator/ Personal Assistant
- Head of Accounts
Cash flow management
Ensure financial resources of the group companies meets legal requirements
Act at all times for the exclusive benefit of the business and its customers
To lead and deliver by our corporate values ensuring positive outcome for our customers

Key Skills/Competencies & Qualifications:-
A competent level of knowledge of Sage Line 50, IRIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook, Acturis.
Good numerical, written, oral, communication skills and ability to prioritise a varied workload

Main Duties & Responsibilities:-

Financial / Management Accounting for all companies incorporated:
Responsible for provision of accurate financial accounts
Trial Balance/P&L Account/Bal sheet. Check/analyse each account for accuracy/correctly posted
Balance sheet a/c reconciliations, monthly/year end
Annual Budgets across group
Provision of Monthly Financial information for Directors
Provision of Divisional reporting information
Complete/Supervise monthly journals e.g. Accruals/Prepayments
Monthly Income reconciliation/journals
Fixed Assets/Depreciation. Record fixed assets purchased/calculation of depreciation.
Maintain Fixed Asset Register. Complete journal, posting into sage.
Provide financial information and advice to colleagues
Regulatory Business Plan. Provision of Financial Information
Financial year end. Liaise with external auditors, pre-year-end audit meetings,
Preparation of audit packs, e.g. all accounts reconciled, accruals/prepayments.
Prepare draft accounts.
Liaise with Head of Accounts - Client account balances accurately reflected in final accounts.
Main point of contact for external auditors re office account, queries/back up info/amendments. Post year end journals. Ensure Sage reflects final audited figures.

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