Finance Manager

Swansea, UK
29 Jun 2019
17 Jul 2019
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Finance Manager About Our Client: They are a contracting company based in South Wales with revenue sales in excess of 10 million pounds. They have a number of high-profile clients within the UK as well as operations outside of the UK and Europe. Job Description: This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving SME. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of Finance within the business, including maintaining awareness and keeping up to date with any changes that might affect the company. The ideal person for this role will have a strong sense of commercial awareness. As Number 1 in Finance, you will work closely with the Managing Director & General Manager on business strategy, as well as heading up a small finance team. Your main responsibilities will include:
• Assist the MD & General Manager by undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic financial planning
• Lead the annual budgeting process
• Produce monthly management accounts to specific deadlines
• Monitor the performance of cash flow against budget, including foreign exchange
• Prepare and interpret financial statements, business activity reports and forecasts
• Ensure that all legal requirements for finance are met
• Ad hoc project and process improvement initiatives
• Review Company financial reports and seek ways to reduce costs
• Coordinate month-end checks including stock control and its value
• Administer Sage accounting system - Sage 200 & WAP
• Develop and manage financial systems/models as required
• Supervision of Stock Controller
• Ensure the payroll duties and general salary administration including P11D functions effectively
• Responsible for quarterly VAT returns
• Responsible for year-end audit preparation The Successful Applicant: To be successful in this role you must;
• Hold a relevant financial qualification - CIMA/ ACA/ ACCA
• Be self-motivated and eager to progress. This role is the perfect steppingstone to an experiencing FD.
• Possess strong strategic analysis skills and a sense of commercial awareness. This role goes beyond your typical Finance Manager role so strong commercial acumen is required.
• Hold relevant Financial Management experience in a comparable organisation.
• Be strong on systems and MS Excel.

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