Finance Manager to run our finances as professionally and smoothly as the rest of the business currently runs. Reporting into the two Company Directors, you will be responsible for helping guide the company's financial future and managing all finance related matters, including billing, payments to suppliers, debt collection, payroll, budgeting, expenses, financial analysis and financial planning matters. You will ideally be AAT qualified, have strong excel skills, be familiar with Xero, and confident in providing high quality customer service and experienced in debt management. Initially this will be a very hands on role, but we are looking for someone capable of growing a team around themone of your first tasks will be to appoint an assistant to work with you, and then potentially grow and manage a team as the business expands. Prior experience is hugely advantageous and those familiar with, and having worked within, children's nurseries. Roles will include: Updating of customer database Managing suppliers and payments Accurate invoicing of client fees Maintenance of manual cash book Purchase Ledger Payroll Cash flow forecasting and ability to plan budges for short and long term goals Cash management and bank reconciliations Debt collection Maintaining nominal ledgers Month end management accounts Year end work to prepare accounts for external Accountancy scrutinya A professional, caring and friendly work environment. including paid time off during Easter, Summer and Christmas closures.