Finance Manager

Finance Manager Opportunity - Colchester - £40,000 to £45,000 plus benefits Part of a larger group Your new company A specialist design and manufacturing business, part of a larger group, based on the outskirts of Colchester are looking to recruit a Finance Manager to manage finance, help drive efficiency and provide timely and quality management information and analysis to provide decision support to the board as the business enters an exciting period of growth. Your new role Reporting to the Managing Director and the Group Finance Director Key Responsibilities Manage and develop an Accounts Assistant Review and development of processes, controls and IT systems Production of monthly management accounts within group reporting time lines Balance sheet reconciliations In conjunction with the senior management team, produce a complete yearly forecast for the business. To ensure the sales ledger is accurate at all times and that credit accounts are within terms. To ensure the purchase ledger is accurate at all times and that suppliers are paid within agreed terms. Reconcile all bank accounts daily, including invoice financing facility. To produce and monitor forecast cashflow, managing the cash position to avoid any cash shortfalls. To prepare VAT/CIS returns quarterly and report to HMRC. Ensure that wages records are accurately maintained, and that the payroll is processed in time for payment. Provide any information required by the senior management team to ensure the business aims are met. Additional Responsibilities To assist with all financial filing and archiving, ensuring the information is methodically stored and easily retrievable. Prepare any other information at the request of the Managing Director/Group Finance Director. What you'll need to succeed The Finance Manager will be a Qualified Accountant, looking to move into the commercial sector from an accountancy firm or from the commercial sector. They will have a good eye for detail and a keen interest in business They will be a Team Player and can demonstrate enthusiasm and a "can do" approach to all aspects of the role. The Finance Manager will be a confident communicator, orally and written, able to liaise at all levels with customers and colleagues They will have good IT skills including Excel to an intermediate/advance level and interest in process improvement and IT development. What you'll get in return The Finance Manager will be joining a well established and growing group with an excellent reputation in the region. They are growing organically and by acquisition. The Finance Manager will have support and mentoring from the Managing Director, Group Financial Controller and Group Finance Director and the opportunity for continued personal and career development within the group. The Finance Manager will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits pack which includes a salary in the region of £40,000 to £45,000, bonus potential, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, health cashback plan, parking on site, pension and social events. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays

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