Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -042021-2569026_1623687275
Contact Name: Lucie Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 17:15

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting SME in North Bristol. They are looking for a hands-on and operational Finance Manager to oversee the day-to-day responsibilities whilst improving processes and controls.

Client Details

Our client is a growing SME who focus on building long-term relationships with their clients.



  • Manage and forecast cashflow, assess cash position and plan creditor and other payments accordingly
  • Prepare monthly management accounts (including accruals/prepayments/journals)
  • Day-to-day management of the Finance team (2 x Accounts Assistants and Finance Administrator)
  • Process payroll on a monthly basis including auto-enrolment pension transactions
  • Ensure a strong financial control environment, with robust reporting and balance sheet controls
  • Provide analysis to the senior management team, Sales and Operations departments, including monthly board reports
  • Prepare, analyse and submit quarterly VAT returns.
  • Financial year-end accounts preparation work
  • Preparation and maintenance of annual budgets and forecasts


You will have:

  • Accountancy Qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of payroll
  • Experience in a similar role and an understanding of all areas within a small finance function
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel and Word, Sage 50 and Sage Payroll
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of managing a small team

Job Offer

Up to £55,000 + benefits.