Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bishop's Stortford
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-07
Reference: V-32109-3
Contact Name: Rory McDermott
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2020 13:47

Job Description

Newly Qualified Accountant, Hertford, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a recently qualified accountant, ideally with an audit / accounts prep backgroup to join our client who is a growing retail business. This is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant who is looking for their first move to industry in a high profile, rounded role.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of financial accounts, establishing strong controls and procedures.
  • Posting journals and reviewing all accounts.
  • Helping produce monthly Financial Accounts for all entities
  • Producing Balance sheet, Bank and commercial system reconciliations.
  • Helping with system improvements and system led controls at at time of rapid growth for the business.
  • Supporting the statutory reporting processes.
  • Supporting the review of monthly performance against forecast and prior year. Support the timely issue of the Reporting Pack
  • Identifying and fixing issues with existing data.
The Candidate: essential
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Recently Qualified / Qualified accountant / Finalist considered (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent). Audit background preferred.
  • Strong Financial control background either in Audit or in a senior Financial control role.
  • Good system skills; knowledge of Financial systems.
  • Well organized and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Fantastic attention to detail.
  • Strong integrity and a good moral core. Willingness to challenge.
  • Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and make a difference.
The Candidate: preferred
  • Experience of simplifying and presenting complex data succinctly and with insight.
  • Multi site Retail reporting experience.
  • Experience of using Xero.
  • Knowledge of Stock.
  • Multi currency reporting experience.
  • VAT experience is beneficial.