Finance Manager

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
£50,000 DOE
31 May 2022
28 Jun 2022
Where will they be working?
Full Time

We harness the power of collective thinking to create digitally led marketing solutions which unlock potential and unleash digital performance.

Delivering best-in-class creative and technical website builds with hosting and support services, coupled with an integrated search offering of channel marketing strategy, SEO, PPC, social, content and display advertising.
We offer audience behaviour and UX insights via analytics and research. Our ideas are produced from a rich blend of fact and creativity, and we deliver digital infrastructure via a mix of relevant technologies, system integrations, design and build.

We live and operate in a complex world, and this is no more highlighted than in the challenges and opportunities facing our clients and their digital ecosystems.

There’s a lot to do, a lot to keep in mind, to have skills and experience in and, to make matters worse, everything that you thought you knew tends to change at velocity.
In simple terms, our belief is that no one individual can ever hope to truly have all the answers. And chances are any changes you make to your website or digital marketing activity will have implications for other components of your digital ecosystem and customer experience.

The role

We are seeking an experienced finance manager with strong numerical skills to manage Positive’s day to day financial operations and help improve overall performance.   

Working closely with a Finance Director, your skills in sound financial planning will assist Positive in maintaining an effective financial model, managing debt, improving revenue, and maintaining a healthy financial position.  

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, exceptional numerical proficiency, and the ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines. 

Your responsibilities as a finance manager are:  

  • Bank postings and reconciliations on xero. 
  • Responsibility for bank payments, including staff expenses, Petty Cash and company credit cards and the reconciliation of all of these related accounts. 
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis and Profit and Loss Analysis  
  • Sales and Purchase ledgers - Processing client and supplier invoices and actioning payments. Circulation of weekly debtor and creditor reports. 
  • Dealing with monthly accruals including media spend within xero. 
  • Dealing with monthly prepayments and deferred income calculations within xero. 
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Registers and calculate Depreciation charges within xero. 
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT return within xero. 
  • Preparation of financial summaries per client from xero. 

What you'll need 

  • AAT qualified  
  • Significant exposure to the accounting software Xero 
  • Possess commercial finance industry experience  
  • Exceptional analytical and data manipulation skills (Excel/Google sheets)  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with all departments and have the confidence to challenge  
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills  
  • Initiative to identify opportunities to drive process improvements 
  • Enthusiasm to be part of a growing company in a rapidly changing digital Industry  
  • Experience within the MarComs industry would be beneficial 


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