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Finance Manager

Posted 14 February by The Consultancy Group Easy Apply Ended

Our client, a rapidly expanding retail business based in Central London are looking for a Finance Manager to join the business in a newly created role reporting to the Finance Director.

Managing a team of two the role also includes overall ownership of the sales and purchase ledger.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Undertake the month end process, ensuring the data used is consistent and accurate.
  • Review of month end reporting with the Retail Finance Director.
  • Overall responsibility of AP/AR functions.
  • Analysis of creditors' ledger - review of statement recs, sign off new suppliers etc.
  • Debtors' analysis / support of credit control.
  • Supervision and development of a team of 2.
  • Sign off of weekly payment runs.
  • Resolving queries in relation to customer orders / purchase orders.
  • Preparation of cash flow forecast to submit into group finance.
  • Liaising and meeting with cost centre managers to ensure their expenses are captured timely.
  • Provide day to day financial support for the sites managed.
  • Monitoring of site KPIs.
  • Maintaining and producing financial reconciliations for Balance Sheet areas associated with your sites as well as reviewing those produced by the team.
  • Assist in the production of annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Project work drilling into the opportunitiescan maximise, cost cutting exercises and any potential threats to the business.
  • Completion of legislative reporting i.e. Intrastat, EC Sales List.
  • Managing external audit process.
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as requested.

What we arte ideally looking for..

  • Strong and robust character, confident in challenging at all levels.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work under own initiative and collaborate across departments.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • "Solution driven" as opposed to "problem focusing".
  • A fully qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA) with good accounting experience and preferably from a multi-site leisure / hospitality / retail background

Reference: 34196530

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