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
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client is seeking an Assistant Finance Manager to join their friendly SME organisation based just outside Market Harborough. This role would ideally suit someone who has had experience of completing management and year end accounts within an Accountancy practice and who is looking for a move into industry.

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 / ACCA part / qualified
  • Over 3 years' experience in a similar accounts role or 3 years' experience within practice
  • 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
  • On-site car parking
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays