Senior Finance Manager

Duval Associates
10 Jul 2024
07 Aug 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Finance Manager Awesome and significant 10Mil SME membership organisation!
Manage a team of 2 be hands on build, coach and mentor, implement and improve!
Advise and consult with the executives and provide key metrics to the leadership team!
South London Moving to Vauxhall in Oct / Nov 2024.
Own the accounts function, small team and communicate with key stake holders and deliver!

Organisational / continuous improvement challenging role not–for–profit accountancy management GAME CHANGER? Let s go (2 quick stages at the end of July)
GBP65,000 – GBP72,000 plus outstanding benefits and holidays!

We re looking for a fully qualified or part qualified, accountant / finance manager who fits into this type of SME and can make a difference. With outstanding PMA and communication skills!
Quals: ideally but not critical: degree / ACCA / ACA / CIMA who has proven team management skills, can manage audit, finance and provide oversight and be responsible for extra functions unique to this organisation.
Natalie & are recruiting exclusively, loads more information, get in touch!

This is a game changing senior accountancy role. You ll need to be a strong character with great communication, ready to take on a new challenge. Take over the finance function and take complete responsibility. If you have at least five years track record of successful management of finance teams covering all core aspects of finance operations and reporting and have brilliant managerial and people skills, we want to talk to you! Loads to do and get involved in, lots of variety and a real opportunity to be part of something bigger.

We are looking for:

  • Fully qualified accountant (CIPFA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Significant accounting systems experience and knowledge Access Dimensions, Sage Payroll, CRM database implementation
  • At least five years track record of successful management of finance teams covering all core aspects of finance operations and reporting
  • Experience of managing finances in a membership organisation (desirable)
  • Evidence of senior managerial skills and/or management training; ability to negotiate with and persuade others not in direct line of report; used to working in partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written, ability to communicate financial concepts and information to lay people in a manner which is easily understood and without use of jargon
  • Flexible attitude towards work. A team player with a can do attitude and a passion for excellence
  • Personal strength to withstand professional challenge and argument with the ability to operate under pressure to resolve issues in a controlled and calm fashion
  • Willingness and ability to travel to other offices and locations in the UK as required, staying overnight if necessary

Role Responsibilities: (not limited to)

  • Business Planning and Finance Strategy work with relevant officials, and across the organisation to prepare the wider Strategic Plan. Provide critical input and financial analysis and assist in guiding the Produce accurate management accounts on a timely basis including variance analysis and written monthly reports. Work with all budget holders to ensure effective management of departmental budgets
  • Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of the budget, quarterly forecasts and medium–term strategy in compliance with internal guidelines and timescale.
  • Develop and prepare financial plans to ensure effectiveness and the long–term viability of the organisation.
  • Audit preparation and successful completion in accordance with applicable standards and manage the relationship with external auditors.
  • Complete the quarterly VAT returns and be the point of contact with HMRC
  • Lead on the maintenance of reporting systems, including cost centres, profit centres, hierarchies, and material matters to maintain one system of robust reporting framework.
  • Support the development of reporting tools used to drive functional Key Performance Indicators (KPI), aimed at maximising Union reporting performance.
  • Support colleagues in controlling and managing costs within budget, thereby ensuring optimum financial performance.
  • Manage the monthly payroll processing of staff and representatives, P11D, PAYE settlement and HMRC payroll related data, producing reports as required.
  • Explain complex financial information clearly and accurately to non–finance managers in order to drive financial KPIs and compliance across the union.
  • Provide full and effective leadership and line management of the staff in the Finance team, communicating a positive and achieving culture.
  • Manage and direct the membership function, ensuring that all membership data, reports, and information is accurate and dealt with in a timely and professional manner at all times.
  • Manage the relationship with the outsourced IT support provider
  • Undertake additional tasks (within reason and with prior discussion) when requested

More than just a job, a real opportunity to do something more! Speak to caroline & for all the information.

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