Finance Manager

We Are SSG
30000.00 GBP Annual
07 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Finance Manager

GBP30,000.00 - GBP40,000.00 per annum DOE


Monday to Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

About the Company:

We are recruiting on behalf of our client based in Staffordshire who are within easy access from Stoke on Trent and Wolverhampton. For numerous years our client has been one of the top manufactures and suppliers into the construction industry. Through hard work they have become synonymous with quality products and services.

They are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager to join their fast-growing family run business to ensure the overall effective of financial management and reporting of the business. You will actively contribute to the financial planning and strategic growth of the company as a key member of the management team.


Assisting in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to financial management, budgets and accounting by being responsible for, participating in and supervising duties such as -

  • Managing the overall accounting practices and oversee accounting, budget, tax and audit activities
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and reports
  • Preparing financial and statistical reports for management and board use
  • Undertaking of budget preparation, management of budgets and ensuring that all practices are in line with legislation and regulations
  • Creation of the Customer Spend Report
  • Internal audits of financial systems and developing procedures to improve existing systems
  • Undertake VAT return preparation and completion
  • Cost analysis and rate studies
  • Management of internal audits of accounting and administrative controls and develop procedures to improve existing systems
  • Management of Petty cash
  • Creating 'Orders not invoiced' report to check for any missed invoices
  • Assisting with expenses, you will reimburse these according to the payment schedule and policy
  • Carrying out the weekly bank reconciliation
  • Vendor Management - creating Vendors on the inhouse system, entering supplier invoices, chasing retentions
  • Invoicing - Quarterly invoicing to tenants, creating proforma invoices, raising sales invoices
  • Debt - creating credit notes, actively chasing outstanding debt by sending reminder letters
  • CIS Return and payments with the HMRC

Experience Required:

  • Two to four years' experience of working in a similar position is essential
  • Qualified (ACCA or CIMA,) would be an advantage, however we are happy for Qualified by Experience (QBE) candidates with strong experience to apply for this role
  • A flair for numbers
  • Strong experience in financial report analysis with the ability to recommend improvements
  • Advanced Microsoft Excels skills for analysis and reporting purposes
  • Experience of MS Dynamics NAV or similar software

Personal Profile/Qualities

  • Strong interpersonal skills to encourage and motive
  • Sharp presentation skills with regards to reporting financial information
  • Organised with a keen attention to detail
  • Flexible to meet tight pressurised deadlines

Additional Info

  • 28 days holiday including Stats