Finance Manager

Posted 6 July by REED Accountancy Featured
My client based in Richmond are looking to appoint a full time permanent Finance Manager. This role would be working closely with the Assistant Accountant and working within a small team. Set in the centre of Richmond this is an exciting opportunity for a successful Finance Manager hoping to progress within their career. 

Purpose of the job role: 
To monitor and be accountable for all day to day financial operations within Union Street, review financial data to produce monthly and annual reports as required.

Key duties include: 
Sales Ledger

• Raising and issuing sales invoices in aBILLIty and posting to Sage 50
• Oversee the processing of bank receipts to the finance system
• Answer customer queries, liaise with other departments
• Oversee credit control

Purchase Ledger

• Oversee posting of supplier invoices to Sage 50
• Oversee the processing of approved supplier payments via online banking
• Oversee posting bank payments to Sage 50


• Preparation and processing of monthly payroll for approx. 90 employees
• Making bank payments for payroll in time to be received for the last working day of each month
• Posting the payroll journal to Sage 50
• Processing and payment of staff expenses
• Preparing HMRC PAYE & NI payments to meet the payment deadlines
• Management of pension scheme
• Management of HMRC PSA and related activities
• Processing year end payroll, issuing P60 and P11D to staff

Month End Duties

• Preparation and presentation of accurate and timely management information including narrative
• Bank reconciliations
• Prepayments and accruals
• Nominal code reconciliations
• Control account reconciliations

Quarterly duties

• Preparation and submission of quarterly vat return
• Ensure HMRC are paid according to payment deadlines

Year End duties

• Calculation of Work in Progress and posting to Sage 50
• Liaising with Auditors, providing information to support the audit including Sage 50 and Sage Payroll backups, copies of documents as required and answering queries
• Processing year end adjustments provided by the auditors to Sage 50
• Running year end process in Sage 50

Other duties: 
• Creating new Nominal Codes as required
• Periodic Sage 50 Accounting and Sage Payroll software updates
• Any other duties that may be required from time to time and that are commensurate with the level of the job.

Desired Skills: 
• Working experience of Sage Accounts 50
• Working experience of Sage Payroll
• Experience of Excel and formulae
• Ability to convey information accurately, clearly and simply in a manner easily understood
• Ability to pay attention to detail and be accurate
• Ability to organise, schedule and adapt work tasks to meet conflicting deadlines and respond to changing situations
• Ability to work on own initiative and to organize and prioritise own work.
• Professional approach
• Work within the prescribed process and procedures for ISO and GDPR compliance
• Provide guidance and support to assistant accountant

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Have you previously worked with Sage and Sage Payroll?
Would you like to be part of a small Accounts team?

Reference: 35217230

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