Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: 3571408_1554720138
Contact Name: James Dixon
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 11:42

Job Description

A Finance Manager position for a leading business based in Chippenham

Your new company
A leading business based in Chippenham

Your new role
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure own conduct and behaviours and that of the team are compliant with Health & Safety policies, legislation and guidelines
  • Adopt, create and develop financial processes to support the contract team and the customer
  • Introduce continuous financial process efficiency / controls through use of excel modelling skills
  • Purchase & sales ledger administration and management using Corporate systems
  • Balance Sheet management and reconciliations
  • To carry out period and year end activities in line with Company requirements
  • To prepare internal budgets and forecasts to support business planning activities
  • Prepare regular contractual reporting and forecasting for the customer amplifying financial and commercial control of activities
  • Preparing, checking and submitting invoices to external customers and internal customers via journal ensuring Aged Debt and Accrued Income is minimised at all times
  • Providing support to the General Manager & Contract Managers in preparing reports, presentation and ad-hoc requirements
  • Ensuring good compliance in relation to processes and ensuring that the operations have good financial controls
  • Preparing the insurance declaration for the relevant sites
  • Collation and reporting of non-financial information
  • Be committed to continuous development in line with operational needs, constantly striving for increased efficiency, productivity and growth
  • Commercial Change control for service and contractual changes ensuring margin protection
  • Promote the values - Excellence, Integrity, Passion, Proactivity, Togetherness and Trust
  • Regular travel to customer sites in order to be an integral part of the operation

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar role and either qualified or progressing towards professional qualification
  • Organised and structured with a proactive, flexible and "can do" attitude to resolving issues and challenges
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and an accurate and precise way of working
  • Strong excel skills with experience of contract accounting an advantage
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also independently and to be able to organise own workload
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Possess a positive attitude with a keen and enthusiastic approach that inspires the team
  • Experience of working with transactional data and producing meaningful internal and external management information
  • Ability to analyse trends and use the data to suggest improvements
  • Ability to train others to a high standard and coach them in their day to day activities

Compliance with all health and safety and company policy requirements

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