Finance Manager

Posted 16 May by Truman's Beer
Finance Manager Job DescriptionOverview

The Finance Manager works closely with the Senior Management Team to provide critical insight into all aspects of financial performance of the business in order to deliver business objectives. They will assist the Senior Management Team in the business planning & reporting cycle (strategic plans, budgets, outlooks and forecasts). It is envisaged that this is a full time role, however the company can be flexible for the right person.

Operational & Management Reporting

Responsibility for all operational sales analysis reporting and monthly management accounts

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure daily/weekly/monthly operational reporting and analysis is completed to schedule for all sectors of the business (brewing & brands; retail)
  • Complete monthly close (Revenue, Costs, Assets & Liabilities)
  • Complete and issue monthly management accounts
  • Complete adhoc management reporting as required
Cash Management

Responsibility for weekly cashflow forecast, paying suppliers & inbound credit control

Key Deliverables

  • Complete cashflow forecast on a weekly basis for review with Managing Director
  • Ensure key suppliers are paid to agreed schedules
  • Ensure debtors are managed to agreed terms
  • Ensure available cash balance is managed
Statutory Reporting

Owner of annual external audit process and completing all statutory returns

Statutory Accounts

Key Deliverables

  • Ensure statutory financial accounts are prepared to schedule and are free from qualification
  • Manage relationship with external auditors

statutory returns

Key Deliverables

  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Monthly beer duty returns
  • Annual and adhoc ONS returns

Responsibility for fortnightly and monthly payrolls

Key Deliverables

  • Complete payrolls and HMRC reporting
  • Sending out new starter packs
  • Issuing new contracts based on Company templates

The Finance Manager will be an ambitious and commercially focused qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a proven track record of financial delivery ideally in a manufacturing business. They will have demonstrable understanding of complex organisations, key business issues and balance sheet controls/reconciliations. They will have a strong history of business partnering including experience of providing challenge and insight to senior business managers.
They will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and develop relationships and have the resilience to perform at a high level in a fast-moving change environment.

Required skills

  • Cash Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Sales Analysis
  • Multi Tasking
  • People Skills

Application questions

Do you have more than five years of post qualification experience?
Do you have experience of working for an SME?

Reference: 37990860

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