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Finance Manager

£ 42,000 - £ 42,000 per a:1:{s:8:"en_title";s:6:"annual";}
 

Job Description

Role Overview

Our client is currently in the market for a Finance Manager to come and join their busy team! The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of all financial data as part of managing and controlling the monthly close process, including reconciliation controls, and presenting and interpreting results.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and oversee financial processes and controls to ensure completeness and accuracy of monetary information.
  • Oversee the payroll process and relationship with the external payroll bureaux to ensure staff are compensated accurately and in compliance with HMRC regulations.
  • Supervise the month-end close process, including review and questioning of monthly performance reports with budget holders.
  • Generate monthly management accounts by agreed deadlines, including insightful commentary to elucidate results against expected performance.
  • Manage the year-end process to produce the accounts to trial balance for our client and its subsidiary, working in close collaboration with the Director of Finance and Operations.
  • Prepare year end audit file working papers and support the creation of financial statements and liaison with auditors.
  • Take the lead in preparing reports on a regular and as-needed basis according to funders/donors requests by collaborating with the Fundraising team to understand reporting requirements and timelines, supporting in the preparation of donor presentations, applications, and budgets where appropriate.
  • Assist the Director of Finance and Operations in the annual review of monetary policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the production of the annual budget process and intermittent forecasts.
  • Oversee the reconciliation of banked income with the Fundraising system.
  • Reconcile all nominal ledger control accounts monthly, investigating queries and approving any resulting journal entries.
  • Lead the project to improve or upgrade the financial system, working with other stakeholders to collect user requirements, contribute to the analysis of the tender submissions and selection of vendor, and lead in the implementation of the new system within agreed project timescales.
  • Supervise the petty cash, banking, monthly cash flow, expenses, and credit card processes, ensuring staff are reimbursed by agreed deadlines.
  • Maintain and update the fixed assets register.
  • Oversee quarterly VAT returns and supporting schedules.
 

Requirements

  • Professional experience of working as a Finance Manager or similar
  • Charity Finance experience
  • Hands-on transaction processing with strategic input
  • Proven experience of managing payroll
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