Finance Manager

Finance Manager

A rare opportunity arises for an experienced Finance Manager to join our growing company. A role that entitles the holder to autonomy and ownership of this small company’s accounts, including supportive self-development to further knowledge and experience.  

The role is for a Finance Administrator coordinating the day-to-day activities in a busy Electrical Engineering Consultancy and Training business, working in a small office with a tightknit team supervised by the Managing Director. Our work environment is a relaxed atmosphere with a friendly and supportive team.


The Finance Manager is responsible for:

  • Assisting with day-to-day financial operations of the business, liaising with the management team.
  • Maintaining records for all transactions including accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank accounts, processing payroll and preparing financial statements.
  • Liaising with the Board of Directors and preparing monthly and quarterly financial reports, assisting with budgeting, forecasting and auditing and liaising with internal company departments.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, and all transactions involved.
  • Prepare and process invoices, payments, and other financial documents
  • Credit Control using both written and verbal communication, providing customer service and support
  • Monitor and reconcile bank, PDQ transactions and credit card accounts
  • Preparation of vat returns, payment of corporation tax and PAYE.
  • Processing and reconciliation of expenses and reimbursements for employees, including car mileage claims.
  • Participate in payroll processes, providing information to the accountant to assist with payroll and P11D 
  • Identify and address account discrepancies.
  • Be involved in the development and implementation of internal process controls with the team
  • Assist with audits and other financial reviews
  • Analyse financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, and other financial projections with the Managing Director
  • Report on financial projections (e.g. liquidity and cash flow)
  • Management of Customer online portals for uploading of invoices / payments etc.

Requirements & Skills

  • Ideally AAT Qualified with proven work experience as a Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software – ESUK uses Sage 50 Accounts
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and charts and using financial Excel functions)
  • Good understanding of bookkeeping procedures
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Confidentiality

Personal Development 

  • Well Organised and have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent Communication Skills and strong customer focus.
  • High energy and enthusiasm and be a strong team player.
  • Keep ahead with Personal Development – Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.

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