Finance Manager

Posted 8 February by Howett Thorpe Featured

Howett Thorpe is proud to be working with a local business in the recruitment of their Finance Manager post.


Reference: HT14360

About The Role

The main function of the finance manager will be to provide the company with a first class accounting function. You will work closely with the Commercial Director along with managing a small finance team of three settled staff. You will report to the Commercial Director and Group’s head office who are based in mainland Europe and as such will require knowledge of FX currency (Euro’s and US Dollars experience is advantageous). You will be required to produce reports to both finance and the sales team in delivering monthly and DSO performance vs targets. You will look at process improvements across the whole of finance. The group are going through a systems upgrade from Sage and are moving to SAP Business ByDesign.


About Our Client

A Farnham based business that import predominately from Europe but also from the Far East and distribute their products through a number of wholesalers, distribution hubs & outsourcers. The company is an SME with a turnover of circa £20M.


About You

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) who is currently working within or has had previous experience of an SME environment. You will be used to fully running a finance function and managing staff. Knowledge of FX payments, VAT/PAYE returns, aged debt, daily cash reporting and periodic reconciliations of key balance sheet accounts. The ability to work with minimal supervision, strong communicator to both finance and non-finance staff. Knowledge of SAP Business ByDesign would be a distinct advantage although not essential.


Things You Should Know

This is a small, family feel business that look after their staff. Along with the basic salary you will also receive a bonus (10% year 1, 20% thereafter). 25 days holiday + BH. 6% pension.

Commutable from: Addlestone, Aldershot, Alton, Andover, Bagshot, Basingstoke, Bordon, Bracknell, Camberley, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Frimley, Godalming, Guildford, Hook, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, London, Maidenhead, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Reading, Redhill, Reigate, Slough, Southampton, Staines, Sunbury, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Yateley.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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Reference: 34125873

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