Robert Half

Finance Manager

Robert Half
England, Somerset, Bath
14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Oliver Price
Job Role
Finance Manager
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

Finance Manager

Robert Half are delighted to be working with Cloud Direct an exciting technology business based in central Bath (five minutes from Bath train station) to recruit a Finance Manager to join the companies exciting growth as it continues toward its ambitious plans to double in size year on year.

Based in a plush, modern central office in Bath Cloud Direct are a business that help ambitious organisations leverage Microsoft Cloud to help their businesses grow. Cloud Direct look to employ the smartest, brightest and most capable people and can offer an exciting opportunity to a qualified accountant looking for a new role.


As Finance Manager, you will take responsibility for the preparation of financial information to support the business and meet company reporting requirements. This will include the preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts, the annual statutory accounts, as well as all regulatory and financial reporting requirements according to GAAP, HMRC and any other regulatory body. You will be required to keep up to date with accountancy, tax and regulatory changes relevant to the business.


Financial Reporting:
  • Prepare monthly consolidated management accounts to the senior management team
  • Supply ad hoc financial information
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and deal with general queries raised by tax advisors
  • Manage the annual audit
  • Implement and maintain financial controls
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are fully reconciled each month and are supported by analysis
  • Manage the process of integrating accounts work from acquired businesses
  • Act as mentor to the management accountant
  • Manage the purchase ledger team
  • Prepare quarterly VAT return

Essential skills required
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytically and Excel skills
  • Team management experience
  • Experience of working in the IT sector advantageous
  • Experience of Quickbooks Online advantageous

The Business

Cloud Direct helps ambitious organisations leverage Microsoft cloud so they can compete and grow. This digital transformation helps them:
  • Create new markets and engage customers
  • Attract & empower employees
  • Transform products and deliver new services
  • Optimise their operations
  • Our focus today is on delivering and supporting four market-leading solutions:
  • Data Centre Modernisation
  • Modern Workplace
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service
  • GDPR Readiness

For more information on this role please contact Oliver Price at Robert Half on 01179 935400 or email salary is as expected for a post qualified accountant

All external applications and speculative cv's will be passed to Robert Half to manage as part of the exclusivity agreement.

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