Finance Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Leanne Mitchell
Job reference LM320_1555411621

Job description

Finance Manager

I am urgently seeking an experienced Finance Manager for my Client based in Belfast. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader and play an integral part in the Finance team.

The role

  • Overall responsibility for the Finance Department, providing leadership and direction to a team of 7 individuals, via 3 direct reports, including responsibility for roles and responsibilities, hiring of staff and team structure
  • To prepare the necessary accounts and reports to ensure that legal, regulatory and audit requirements are fulfilled, and to liaise with the Company Auditors and tax advisers on matters related to these accounts
  • To prepare and review Business Plans, Budgets and Forecasts in a timely manner to meet the needs of the Board and Management, regulation and the Company's shareholders
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly reporting for internal departments, including discussion of these reports with department heads
  • To ensure that business obligations are met in respect of monitoring the tax position of the business, including preparation of corporate tax returns and oversight of all other tax responsibilities (such as PAYE and VAT returns)
  • To manage the company's bank and treasury facilities in accordance with company procedures and authority levels, including oversight of all transactions both from debtors and to creditors, reconciliation of all bank accounts and transfer of balances between accounts to ensure effective use of any surplus resources
  • Preparation of regular short and medium term cashflow forecasts, monitoring and control of Working Capital balances
  • Oversight over the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable ledgers, including cash collection and debt recovery services
  • Ensure the smooth running of the department on a daily, monthly and annual basis including consideration of changes and improvements that increase the efficiency of the team

Key Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant - either Chartered, Certified or CIMA
  • 5 years relevant experience within an accounting environment
  • Experience of working with accounting packages
  • Experience of preparing Statutory Accounts
  • Experience of Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Experience with account procedures, aged debt ledgers, reconciliation etc.
  • Strong understanding of Corporate Tax framework for UK
  • Cash management and cashflow forecasting
  • Job skills, knowledge and abilities
  • Leadership skills with a proven track record of leading, inspiring and motivating employees
  • IT Literate particularly with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to process high volumes

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