Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: JN -092020-1229351_1602315838
Contact Name: Nathan Freestone
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2020 08:44

Job Description

This is a fast paced and varied stand alone Finance Manager position based in Abingdon. The role will have complete ownership of the company finance function. A key component required is good working knowledge of NetSuite.

Client Details

The role of Finance Manager sits within this fast growing Business and has complete visibility and control of the Company's Finance Function.


  • Establish and manage annual financial budgeting process, with input from management team
  • Forecasting and review at least quarterly to ensure budgets and targets
  • Work with leadership team to develop realistic sales budgets in line with business strategy
  • Manage cash flow (daily) to ensure sufficient funds are available at all times to pay creditors, staff, costs and expenses
  • Manage debtor finance including daily reconciliations, lodging invoice details and reconciling monthly aged debtor balances
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual sales forecasts and review by customer (in conjunction with the Sales Team)
  • Prepare and lodge all VAT and taxation (including checking payroll, VAT and any other legal requirements)
  • Maintain tight compliance processes to ensure HMRC and Companies House requirements are met
  • Complete statutory reporting
  • Complete monthly management reports - P&L against budget, balance sheet, sales, debtors
  • Manage cash flow reporting and forecasting
  • Produce and review monthly cost / margin analysis
  • Manage all aspects of accounts receivable & accounts payable processes
  • To be a leader in the business, positively motivate team members and represent the business in a way that enhances client perceptions


  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Commerce, Business or other relevant area
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified
  • Well-developed technical skills in accounting and finance, including all key areas of finance (treasury, cashflow, foreign exchange transactions, transfer of business, compliance & statutory reporting)
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Well established problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel and knowledge of NetSuite accounting software system
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Well-developed leadership skills, with a proven ability to lead with empathy
  • Experience managing finance across multiple entities
  • Experience in developing and implementing best practice finance systems and processes

Job Offer

Exceptional working environment