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Finance Manager

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  • Ref: JM100

Finance Manager opportunity working for a very exciting organisation based in Exeter. This client is looking to appoint ASAP; therefore, they are ideally looking for someone to start on a temp to perm basis, however they will also consider candidates who are just looking for a permanent role. The post holder will be responsible for the company’s finance function but will also have some HR responsibilities. Reporting to the Finance & HR Director, you will be controlling the income and expenditure of the business and providing information to superiors to assist in financial planning, monitoring, decision making and HR Strategy. 

Finance Manager responsibilities include...

Responsibilities of this role will include:

  • To ensure the maintenance if the nominal, sales and purchase ledgers and that all authorised payments are made in time
  • To manage the company’s bank accounts effectively
  • To maintain an accurate and timely debt control system
  • Payroll responsibilities including preparing monthly salary payments to staff and weekly wages to visiting staff, including the correct tax, NI and other deductions
  • To ensure regular preparation, reconciliation and payment of all statutory payments and returns including PAYE/NI, VAT, PRS and other returns
  • To ensure all employees and zero contract workers receive appropriate contracts
  • To manage the work of the Finance Officer to ensure that all aspects of the company’s finance function are carried out effectively
  • To provide timely, accurate and high quality financial information to assist budget holders
  • To assist the Finance & HR Director and in the preparation of the annual budget
  • To prepare annual and project accounts
  • To keep abreast of financial legislation
  • To keep the systems, information and services of the Finance & HR section under review to support budget holders
  • To induct new staff and support all staff in the use if the company’s finance and HR procedures and systems

Finance Manager requirements include...

Requirements of this role will include:

  • An accounting qualification, fully or part-qualified
  • Demonstrable experience of working at a senior level within an Accounting position
  • Strong HR skills, with experience of working within a challenging HR environment
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Payroll experience is essential
  • Experience of producing statutory and management accounts
  • Experience of improving finance controls, complying with statutory legalisation and improving debt collection
  • Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills
  • A highly competent Sage user
  • A confident, can-do approach who is used to working on a standalone role 

In return, this client offers an interesting and fun working environment, with a great ethos and flexible approach on hours. If you are looking for a non-standard approach to work this company could really suit you! Please get in touch today if you are looking for a hands on finance role, with scope and potential to learn and develop your skillset! 

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