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Finance Manager (Financial Accounts)

Chichester – £52-62k Neg DOE – Office Based

Varied role for a large manufacturing company based in Chichester working directly for senior financial management.

This role will suit someone used to working in a large business who enjoys the financial accounting aspect rather than the grind of the monthly reporting cycle.  Ideally you will be qualified with good technical skills, but my client will look at QBE or PQ candidates who have experience in a large business.

You will have full line management responsibility for the sales and purchase ledger team and will enjoy the challenge of motivation, professional development and objective setting for the team.

Key duties include:

  • Responsibility for balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all balances are understood, reconciled and have adequate back up on a timely basis.
  • Work with the Sales Ledger Supervisor to minimise overdue debtors
  • Work with the Purchase Ledger Supervisor to ensure all major supplier statement reconciliations are performed regularly
  • Responsibility for the reconciliation of Intercompany accounts and ensuring all recharge accounts are cleared each month.
  • Responsibility for the preparation and submitting Group VAT and tax compliance returns, including liaising with Finance Business Partners to resolve any queries
  • Assistance in the preparation of the year end audit file, being the key point of contact for the auditors 
  • Responsibility for the daily reporting and management of cash and the cash forecast and working with PL Supervisor to schedule payments in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for the adherence to policy of cash and credit card expenses claimed within the business
  • Support as required with the production of the consolidated Actual, Budget and Forecast reporting
  • Investigate and resolve any information requests on a timely basis.
  • Support the Finance Management team with ad hoc projects.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent numeracy and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communicator at all levels and able to influence others.
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential.
  • Good people skills to build strong team relationships and with business and external partners

Personal Attributes

  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail.
  • Positive, confident, and proactive attitude.
  • Focused and committed to achieving results.
  • Organised and able to work and deliver under pressure.

My client will pay a competitive salary (depending on experience) with pension and 25 days hols.  Ideally you will be office based 5 days a week with some life flexibility given.

Application process: To apply please send in your CV with a short cover note about why this role appeals and details of your current package (basic and benefits), expected salary and notice period. Brief details of why you are looking to change roles would be appreciated.

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.