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Interim Finance Manager role in Bath

Hays Senior Finance
Bath, Somerset, England
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£150 - £300 per day, £300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

3 month interim finance assignment starting ASAP

Your new company

A fast growing & highly reputable business in Bath are looking for an experienced interim who can come in oversee the Financial reporting and compliance for the group.
The main focus of the role, is producing & reviewing the Management Accounts prior to consolidation by the Financial Accountant. There is also a drive to increase and improve the reporting at group, entity and sub P&L levels and liaising with the wider business.

  • Hands on interim accounting role
  • Line managing a team of 3
  • Produce management accountants for several entities in several currencies
  • Review/ undertake balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaise with wider business & budget holders - relationship building
  • Full-time interim role- 3 days a week required on site (Tues/Wed/Thurs)
  • Teams 1 stage interview next week - to start as soon as possible

You will also be involved in working with the Transactional Manager to improve the coding of invoices and with the Financial Accountant, to reconcile and review the balance sheet recs. You will also be responsible for cashflow forecasts and VAT returns. There will also be line management of the Revenue and Margin Analyst and Assistant Management Accountant.
Ideally, you will need to be able to commute into the central Bath office 2-3 times per week.
Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review the Management Accounts for all group entities
  • Prepare and distribute a suite of sub P&L's including Website and Overhead Department summaries
  • Responsible for line managing the Revenue and Margin Accountant and Assistant Management Accountant
  • Assist with the annual budget production
  • Ad hoc analysis to better understand variances or trends
  • Prepare Group Cashflow forecasts by entity / currency to support FX trades
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and keep abreast of tax changes impacting the Group
  • Have the capability and confidence to raise issues and identify weak processes and to draw upon the wider team to help resolve them
  • Assist in raising the profile of the finance team across the Group
Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  • Experience within similar roles
  • Line management experience
  • Confidence in challenging processes

What you'll get in return

  • Flexible working options available
  • 3 month interim assignment starting as soon as possible
  • Competitive daily rate - paid weekly

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Charles Maidment from the Hays Bristol/Bath finance team. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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