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Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Herefordshire, England
GBP50000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum
Closing date
7 Jul 2023

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

Job Details

The Company

Hays Senior Finance are exclusively supporting a maritime security services specialist. Established in 2010 to create a security company that was more dynamic and creative than most traditional security firms, they have a fresh approach that puts the client's needs first.

With over 150 permanent staff and 7 global office locations, we are the market leader in providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries.

The Role

They are currently offering two fixed-term maternity cover opportunities, available as either full-time positions, located at the company's Head Office in Hereford.

The Management Accountant will report to the Finance Director and provide management accounting support, as well as assisting the finance team in areas such as treasury, purchase ledger, and sales ledger duties.


  • Month-end management account preparation & presentation to MD
  • Assist with system integration of legacy finance system
  • Year-end preparation and Audit assistance
  • P&L and balance sheet review and reconciliation
  • Journal preparation and posting
  • Maintaining FAR and annual depreciation
  • Reporting and analysis to be undertaken when required
  • Assisting FD with project requests
  • VAT returns for the group
  • Maintaining management schedules
  • Payroll preparation for FD review
  • Deputising for FD whilst on annual leave
  • Weekly payment run review prior to MD approval
  • Final approval of payments on the bank
  • Managing and assisting team with general processing enquiries
  • FX monitoring and trading
  • Cashflow reporting
  • Any additional duties as required

Qualifications and skills

  • Qualified ACCA/ACA with a minimum of three years previous relevant experience
  • Knowledge using Microsoft BC or similar ERP systems
  • Knowledge using Sage Payroll
  • Excellent IT skills including all Microsoft Office programs.
  • The post holder will require a complex set of skills - must be a combination of process driven, dynamic, forward thinking, and analytical with a high level of flexibility & adaptability
  • Strong administrative skills, with the ability to multi-task in a busy environment, meet deadlines and maintain a high attention to detail.
  • A demonstrable knowledge of relevant financial accounting reporting rules.
  • Excellent communicator with internal and external stakeholders and strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting/HMRC regulations
  • Confident and able to make informed decisions

What you need to do now
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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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