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Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
England, Suffolk, Ipswich
GBP47000.0 - GBP50000.0 per annum + + Bonus, Bens, Hybrid
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

Job Details

Your new company
We are very pleased to be working with a well-established leading international organisation with exceptional year-on-year growth and exciting strategic plans to recruit a Finance Manager to take responsibility for operational finance and reporting and play a key role in the development of processes, controls and IT systems.

Your new role
The Finance Manager will lead a team of 3 and have responsibility for:

  • Ensuring revenue, cost of sales and gross margins are recorded correctly for reporting and analysis purposes. Ensure margins earned from commission and mark-ups are accurately recorded.
  • Management and development of 3 Accounts Assistants.
  • Responsibility for month and year-end close procedures and reporting and working to reporting timetable.
  • Perform and manage key reconciliations and write-off routines in relation to key accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, ensuring all transactions are recorded correctly.
  • Manage the cash clearing and processing fees allocated for all payment transactions, including any FX adjustments.
  • Management of credit control and collections procedures in relation to the B2B business.
  • Management of all business partners' commission payments.
  • Support and provide guidance on the account payable processing and payment runs.
  • Internal cross department collaboration to rectify any pricing and costing issues discovered during reconciliation and write-off processes.
  • Support the annual audit processes by being a key contact person, answering audit queries and writing audit memos when required.
  • Process improvement and scale up projects for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payment runs to ensure a best practice finance function.

What you'll need to succeed
The Finance Manager will be an ambitious, proactive, results-driven qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA/CGMA, ACCA) who will enjoy and perform at their best in a high-growth environment.
Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA)
  • Previous experience dealing with high volume and multi-currency transactions.
  • Strong understanding of Purchase to Pay and Revenue to Cash.
  • Experience of ERP systems and Microsoft Excel to an advanced level, including SQL
  • Previous team management experience with 2 to 3 direct reports.
  • Able to be hands-on and work independently in resolving issues and finding solutions.
  • Strong communication skills with management, team members and external parties.

What you'll get in return
The Finance Manager will be offered a highly competitive salary in the region of £47,000 to £50,000 plus an excellent benefits package:

  • A company discretionary bonus scheme is up to 10% of the annual salary,
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Onward career development
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Private Medical Insurance,
  • Group Income Protection scheme,
  • Group Life Assurance scheme,
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Hybrid working 50/50

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 us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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