Since its formation just over five years ago this business has enjoyed steady growth to circa £4m t/o, led by a visionary entrepreneur they have disrupted their sector and recent investment in new technology has positioned the company for accelerated growth over the next few years. They have a loyal and diverse customer base, including some leading brand names and are one of the only businesses in the UK operating in their field. A new position has now arisen for an experienced Accountant to manage the finance team and report into the MD and part-time Finance Director. The role will involve supervising two accounts / admin staff and requires an individual with previous experience of working in a growing SME who can improve processes, use initiative to resolve problems and be part of a team tackling the variety of issues that arise in a dynamic, innovative business. Duties for this Finance Manager role will include:
- Responsibility for the month end process ensuring accounts are prepared to trial balance
- Preparing information to support preparation of cashflows and forecasts
- Calculating journals - accruals and prepayments
- Control accounts, bank reconciliations
- Depreciation and Fixed Asset register
- Responsible for all sales and purchase ledger transactions
- VAT Returns and PAYE
- Preparing reports and ad hoc analysis
Good experience with Excel would be useful in this role as the Directors are keen to develop more MI to drive the business forward, reduce cost and drive efficiency. You will also be responsible for managing and developing the existing staff and ensuring that financial information is prepared to a high standard for internal and external stakeholders. An accountancy qualification is not essential for this Finance Manager position but candidates must have experience of managing an accounts office.
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