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Finance Manager Job Description


Job Overview
To manage the company's financial accounting, reporting and control activities and to ensure they are carried out efficiently and in line with best practice. Deliver monthly accounts, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and account preparation and payroll.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Deliver monthly accounts, budgeting, forcasting, reporting and account preparation and payroll
- Develop systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the company's finances
- Manage the financial accounting, reporting and control activities
- Line manage the Accounts Assistant
- Act as the main point of contact to external auditors and provide all required information
- Ensure accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards and that group policies are followed
- Recommend changes that will improve the company's financial performance and financial controls
- Draft statutory accounts for the group of companies

Skills / Attributes Required
- Full or part qualified Accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
- Previous experience in a similar position, with hands on experience in the management of monthly accounts, budgeting, forcasting, reporting and account preparation
- Experienced in budget control and taking overall responsibility for finance and administration
- Experience of working with SAP Accounts system or knowledge of
- Experience of managing staff within the Accounts department
- Excellent Excel modelling skills
- Effective communications skills
- Demonstrable experience in improving systems
- Ability to communicate budget controls and financial reporting effectively

Typical Salary Range: 
£35,000 to £50,000