Pro  Tax

Finance Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£42000 - £50000 per annum
04 Jun 2014
11 Jun 2014
Christian Butterworth
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Newly qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

My client, an International business research company, is looking for ambitious people to grow and develop within their highly successful expanding business and, as such, are recruiting 2 Finance Managers within the Finance Department.

The finance department is divided into two teams; one team deals with the sales ledger and related functions (i.e. management of the credit control team, the sales ledger and sales order processing); the other team deals with the accounts payable and banking side of the business. Each of these teams will be headed up by a Finance Manager.

Key responsibilities: Finance Manager - Accounts Payable, Reconciliations and Banking
  • Ensuring that the Accounts Payable function performs adequately at all times throughout the year, meeting the targets asset out by the board of directors and the leadership team, including but not limited to ensuring the successful payment of suppliers, analyst and staff expenses, payroll taxes, corporate taxes, payrolls to staff, dividends, travel advances, season ticket loans
  • Ensuring timely processing of all banking payments
  • Ensuring accurate and regular reconciliation of all company bank accounts, petty cash and website receipts
  • Ensuring accurate and timely recording of all cash book transactions
  • Assisting with provision of information for the purposes of cash planning
  • Performing transfers for intra-account purposes
  • Treasury work/ Foreign exchange deals
  • Maintenance of bank deposit accounts, including rolling deposit accounts
  • Assisting HR with the transmission of salary, payroll taxes, pensions and other amounts due to staff, revenue departments and pension companies
  • Perform all the usual tasks required of a manager - i.e. appraisals, support, salary reviews and performance managements.
  • Perform all the required bank account administration, including new user set up, new bank account setup, account limits review, account access review, internal controls management, account use review
  • Dealing with the bank for each of the offices in terms of pricing, service, platform

In addition to the above, this finance manager would have their own portfolio of work, being:
  • Reconciliation of salary control accounts globally
  • Reconciliation of fixed asset accounts globally
  • Variety of international statutory declarations
  • International taxation issues - as required
  • Analytical review of costs - as directed by the FD
  • Provision of audit schedules to the audit team, as required
  • Introduction of any new systems, system updates, additional bolt-on systems that assist with the banking and/or accounts payable
  • Assisting with the breakdown/posting of certain expenses as requested by the management accountant e.g. travel &entertaining, legal and professional, fixed assets, IT invoices
  • Calculation of WIP value - based upon analyst invoices and publication dates
  • Review of Corporate Tax Returns - as required
  • Quarterly payments for CT - calculation and agreement
  • Entry of exchange rates onto the system each month
  • Participation in the monthly Sage physical month end process, including checking revaluations of subsidiary companies
  • Involvement in development of Sage system -including field manager, database manager and scheduler - as required by the FD

Skills required:
  • Qualified to ACA or ACCA level
  • Proven track record of management of staff
  • Dynamic, flexible, bright individual wanting to take the next career move to a global business
  • Experience of Sage and SLx is beneficial, but not a must

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