Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager

Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £32,000 - £36,000
REF: 896834
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking an Assistant Finance Manager to join their friendly SME organisation based just outside Market Harborough. The successful candidate will be completing a varied role which will include:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing purchase invoices onto Sage, arranging authorisation and clearing for payment
  • Managing and processing of the credit card transactions
  • Ensuring cashbooks are kept up to date including all past and future known transactions
  • Daily reconciliation of Sage bank records
  • Completing credit checks and reviewing proposed payment terms
  • Liaising with other departments in relation to clock card and timesheet issues
  • Overseeing the completion of VAT returns within the legal deadline dates
  • Ensuring all taxation payments have been raised in good time for the legal deadline dates
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts and checking for accuracy before submission
  • Dealing with Inland Revenue correspondence and highlighting any queries/issues
  • Cashflow forecasting and budgeting
  • Reviewing cost analysis and hosting margin meetings with the Chief Operating Officer
  • Dealing with any queries with suppliers and customers that have been escalated by colleagues
  • Reporting abnormalities immediately in all aspects of finance
  • Adhoc checking of company job files for accuracy within the finance elements

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT Qualified or studying CIMA
  • Over 3 years' experience within a similar accounts role
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Sage
  • Confident at reporting figures within SMT meetings
  • Extremely organised and self-motivated
  • Competent knowledge and understanding of HMRC VAT rules and taxation payments deadlines
  • Confidentiality

Salary and benefits:

  • £32,000 - £36,000 per annum
  • On-site car parking
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays