This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Finance Manager

Michael Page
London, Hounslow, England
Closing date
7 Sep 2022

View more

Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

As a Finance Manager the role is very varied. Day-to-day duties include - Management of the Accounts Department (10), team workload allocation, budget preparation, month end reporting, commercial projects, system reviews and implementations, and assisting the Finance and senior management team with the related presentations.

Client Details

The world's largest independently owned courier company by successfully finding bespoke solutions for hard to service destinations.



  • Lead, manage and develop the Accounts receivable, payable, and nominal ledger teams.
  • Review and approve payments processed by the accounts payable team.
  • Monitor and forecast cash flow and initiate pre-run transfers between bank accounts.
  • Actively manage the month-end process
  • Review and enhance processes and controls.
  • Perform account reconciliations tying back to the TB, and prepare the related month end file for each legal entity
  • Manage data integrity on the Accounts Payable and Nominal Ledgers
  • Journal entries as required
  • Bank/loan and any other reconciliations as required
  • Assisting auditors, to ensure a smooth efficient audit and that financial matters are promptly addressed.
  • Analysis of the monthly Profit and Loss accounts.
  • Manage the on boarding of other Companies onto the accounting system - and set up the related processes.
  • Dealing with High/Low Value Delivered Duty Paid in EU
  • Provide assistance to resolve issues in Skynet Germany and Belgium Branch
  • Other adhoc office duties as and when required
  • Reporting: Month/ Quarter/ Year
    • Balance Sheets/ Profit & Loss (P&L)/Cashflow
    • Budget Cycle
  • Facilitate the smooth operation of the Purchase Order process


Desirable skills:

  • Ability to deal with management and employees at all levels of the organisation
  • OPERA accounting package
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Work well as part of a team, with a high attention to detail

Essential skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of the Outlook 365 Suite - Excel, Word and Teams
  • Previous accounts experience with knowledge of Opera 3 or similar accounting package
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Staff management skills

Job Offer

Competitive package and compensation package


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

Sign in to create job alerts

Sign in or create an account to start creating job alerts and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert