Finance Manager / Company Accountant

  • Recruit Zone
  • Cardiff
  • Jan 11, 2017
Permanent Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time experienced Finance Manager/Accountant on behalf of a specialist property asset management consultancy based in Barry, Cardiff. Knowledge of the sector is not required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to add immediate value and work within an interesting and dynamic environment.

The Role:

You will be responsible for ensuring the day to day running of the small finance department, monitoring our organisation's performance, preparing monthly management accounts, preparing year-end financial accounts, handling sales and purchase invoices, cash collection and liaising with the Finance Director.


To manage the finance team and oversee the collection and inputting of data/invoices into the SAGE accounting system.
To be responsible for maintaining the entire accounting function of the business using SAGE accounting software, preparing financial reports as requested.
To keep up to date with statutory regulations, guidelines and best practice.
To maintain and amend, where necessary, financial procedures and administrative systems to ensure accurate capture of financial information as required, using our job costing software (SAGE).
To co-ordinate the running of the payroll with an external payroll bureau, process expense claims, maintain a log of staff holidays, sickness and leave.
To prepare the month end management accounts and year end accounts and records for independent examination, assist the external accountant with the completion of the financial statements, and complete the annual returns for Companies House.
To produce, in collaboration with other staff, annual budgets, project budgets, cash flow projections, spending governance;
To provide regular financial reports, both verbally and in writing, including monthly management accounts, full quarterly accounts with analysis and, where requested, cash flow projections.
To prepare month end reconciliations for invoice finance facility;
To produce sales invoices in liaison with the operations directors, and to manage cash collection.
To manage the creditors ledgers and to ensure payments are made to suppliers and creditors.
To manage all statutory HMRC and tax requirements in a timely manner.
To manage the project administrator, ensuring correct allocation of project costs.

Knowledge, Skills and qualifications:

AAT Qualification, part-qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA, or equivalent
Demonstrable experience and competence of operating Excel software
Demonstrable experience and competence of working with SAGE 50 Accounts
Experience of book-keeping and preparing management information.

Start Date:

Desired that candidate be in role by mid to end February 2017

If you're interested in the role, please apply here



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