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Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Hampshire, England / Hampshire, England, Southampton
GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + + Bonus
Closing date
1 Mar 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Finance Manager for busy finance team in Southampton

Your new company
leading supplier of infrastructure maintenance, repair, and renewals solutions. Working for key infrastructure owners and operators including Network Rail, Highways England, UK main airports, National Grid, MoD, and UK ports.

Your new role

  • Primary contact for financial reporting of overheads; calculating accruals and prepayments, distributing reports with analysis to functional directors, ensuring that costs are understood and controlled. Preparation of annual budgets and reforecasts, supporting the functional directors through the process.
  • Production of monthly, three-month lookahead cashflow forecast. Liaising with Commercial Managers, to understand and challenge assumptions on cash collection. Weekly update of expected cash position to Group Treasury.
  • Managing a team of four finance administration staff to maintain the smooth running of the Purchase Ledger and Sub Contractor Ledger payments.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller during the month end process, ensuring that revenue and cost of sales accruals are understood.
  • Approving payments in banking system.
  • Ensuring cross role competence to cover planned and unplanned absence.
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to processes and reporting.
  • Liaising with third party software providers and the IT department to ensure systems are maintained and developed as required.
  • Liaising with external Auditors and preparatory work for the annual audit.
  • Ad hoc project work as and when required

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with industry experience.
  • Familiar with the construction specific requirements around CIS deductions and reporting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to communicate with confidence to both finance and non-finance senior managers.
  • Experience of preparing accounts to trial balance.
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines to a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience in the use of Oracle Cloud an advantage.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
Highly competitive salary
Bonus Scheme
Private healthcare
Paid holidays

What you need to do now
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