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[18420] - Finance Manager / Administrator – Immediate Job!

  • Permanent
  • S W London
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • £ 35000-40000

Finance Manager with experience of Xero Accounting System- Start asap !

A great opportunity has arisen to work as a Finance Manager/ Administrator for a growing manufacturing

business based in SW London.   You will be required to run the businesses finance functions

from month end through to strategic input.   My client who are a well-established company,

specialise in the manufacture and installation of high quality, bespoke timber products for conservation and listed properties.

Seeking an experienced, proactive and competent Finance Manager to conduct and manage

all aspects of the financial management within the business along with assisting and working

closely with the Managing Director with other confidential company matters including HR &

Procurement.   They currently process their accounts in Xero, and knowledge of this

accounting software is essential.  With a competitive salary on offer, they are looking for

someone to come on board, hit the ground running and add value to their current close knit



Ø Book-keeping and daily management of the company’s accounts

Ø All aspects of Sales & Purchase Ledgers

Ø Produce monthly cash flow reports and provide Directors with cash flow forecasts

Ø Monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Ø Prepare monthly Management Accounts within a time frame set by the board

Ø Report on Departmental financial KPI’s

Ø Credit Control including preparation and dispatch of debtor statements

Ø Reconciling bank accounts

Ø Managing & processing the company payroll

Ø Preparing quarterly VAT returns

Ø Manage Petty Cash

Ø Completing CIS returns and reconciling retention payments

Ø Preparing accounts for Company Accountant to complete Year End

Ø Financial analysis and strategic advice to board

Ø Dealing with all areas of finance administration and management

Ø Record & maintain holidays, sickness and absence records

Ø Overseeing/supervising office administrator

Ø Process improvement (where requested)

Ø Maintain vital relationships with suppliers and key business partners

Ø Acts as the main point of contact for any finance requests

Ø Other adhoc projects



Ø Previous experience within a similar role (minimum of three years)

Ø Must have strong AP/AR experience

Ø Xero experience (essential) QuickBooks (desirable)

Ø IT literate including Word & Excel (advanced level)

Ø Experience of monthly valuations, CIS & retentions (an advantage)

Ø Confidence to liaise with board of directors

Ø Strong attention to detail & accuracy is a must

Ø Hands on with the ability to work to tight deadlines and multi-task

Ø Hard working, conscientious and professional attitude

Ø Self-motivated with ability to liaise & work closely with the management team

Ø Take responsibility & ownership

Ø Excellent communication skills both written & spoken

Ø Commercially aware

Salary & Benefits:

Ø Competitive Salary £35,000 – £40,000 per annum

Ø Opportunity to be part of a growing organisation

Ø 8.30am – 5pm (a flexible approach is required to accommodate urgent matters)

Ø 20 days holidays plus Bank Holidays

Ø Free Parking

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