Finance Manager

From £48,000 To £55,000

Per Annum

LOCATION

Aylesbury

JOB TYPE

Full-time

INDUSTRY

Engineering

Job Description

Finance Manager

£48,000 - £55,000

Finance Manager
£48,000 - 55,000 + Hybrid working
 
Aila is excited to be exclusively partnering with an ambitious business and the UK’s leader within its field in the recruitment of a Finance Manager on a permanent basis. This company has been at the forefront of their industry for over 25 years, and they have an impressive backing with global owners who are committed to seeing the UK business scale.
 
We are recruiting for a finalist level or qualified, ACCA/CIMA Accountant with experience in a varied month end finance role, or somebody that’s looking to make their first move out of a medium sized practice and into industry in a challenging, varied and progressive finance position.
 
Reporting directly to the CFO, this is a key role within the business and has the responsibility for running the daily operations of the Finance department as well as accounting for other UK companies within the group. This role will be instrumental in reviewing and implementing new Finance processes in liaison with other departments and ensuring accurate and timely accounting occurs. You will have a strong technical background, be committed to continuously developing the role and have a passion for developing a small team.
 
Our client is the leader in its field, a progressive and interesting company with multiple revenue streams and a c.£15m turnover with 10% year on year growth and trajectory to double in the next 5 years.
 
They have a welcoming atmosphere and culture, can offer progression and development for this role and they have an inclusive and fast-paced environment with lots of areas in finance to be exposed to. They are also excited to automate, enhance processes and develop finance further so there will be plenty of exciting projects to get involved in immediately. They offer hybrid working and the CFO is a progressive and adaptive individual that creates environments for people to thrive.
 
We’re looking for somebody that has strong month end exposure, either within a management accounting or financial accounting role. You will be confident with balance sheet recs, journals, accruals and prepayments and will be comfortable taking lead with EY for the yearly audit.
 
You will be a confident and assuring individual with excellent communication skills, a good level of Excel and the comfortability of working within a technical and varied accounting role that has exposure to Board level.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Ensuring accurate and timely completion of the Statutory Accounts and maintaining the banking/funding relationships
  • Take ownership and responsibility of the Fixed Assets ledger
  • Ensure monthly management accounts are closed and submitted for CFO approval
  • Identification and accounting of Prepayments
  • Preparation and submission of VAT Returns
  • Taking lead and managing relationships with auditors for the company's External Audit
  • Responsible for the UK cashflow forecasting and management
  • Looking after a small transactional finance team with responsibility for management and development
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable function and ensure control
  • Ensure the accounts receivable department is running efficiently, and cash control is managed

 
To be successful in this role, you will be an ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified or Finalist level Accountant that is comfortable working on your own initiative with excellent communication and attention to detail.
 
Aila is a specialist finance recruitment business that was established with a modern vision of what a recruitment partner should be. With a genuine goal to provide the best jobs to the best people, we operate as an extended arm of our client’s business and a career coach for our candidates ongoing development.
 
Apply now for more information on this role. If you’re looking to make a move but this role is different to what you’re looking for, get in contact with us today and start a partnership with a finance agency that puts you first.

Job Information

  • Job Reference: V-32211-1
  • Salary From: £48,000
  • Salary To: £55,000
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Job Type: Full-time

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