Finance Manager - Surrey

£45,000 to £55,000
Ref: 5666 Date Posted: Monday 08 Aug 2022
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Our Clients are a well-established Design and Marketing business.  They have recently created this interesting Finance Manager role suitable for a Finalist or Newly Qualified Accountant.  Reporting to and working closely with the Financial Controller responsibilities of the role will include

  • Managing and developing the day-to-day finance function and workflow to ensure transactional accuracy and efficiencies.
  • Acting as support for the finance team on systems and procedures, resolving any finance queries as required.
  • Delivering financial reporting of management accounts to given deadlines, achievement of KPIs, and developing commercial knowledge across the business.
  • Managing business WIP to ensure accurate forecasting and revenue recognition, and disciplines of order to invoice processes are adhered to per client requirements
  • Overseeing sales and purchase ledgers including Divisions and Intercompany controls.
  • Producing monthly profitability reports, and deferred income calculations 
  • Managing tight credit control and debtor days in the review of weekly key debtor exposure, highlighting and pre-empting potential risks to the Financial Controller, and monitoring adherence to the Company credit insurance policy.
  • Contributing to weekly cash forecasts, managing daily banking procedures, reconciliations, and general banking requirements to ensure financial integrity.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller in preparation of annual audit and supporting all testing with in-depth transactional insight. Ensuring strong housekeeping controls are maintained.
  • Carrying out monthly 121s with the finance team, daily / weekly production meetings, annual and half-yearly appraisals, and interviews.
  • Providing advanced excel and data analytical skills and knowledge to the department and wider teams.
  • Carrying out any ad-hoc projects as directed by the Financial Controller.

Hybrid working will be offered following a successful 3-month probationary period.  The business is based a few minutes off junction 6 of the M25 or accessible via train from London Bridge.  The ideal candidate will have some experience of managing a small team, be systems literate, and be able to analyse data and present it to the FC.