Finance Manager

Finance Manager required for this innovative eCommerce business who are disrupting an age-old industry based just outside Watford. This is a genuine opportunity to make a mark and develop your career within a growing business.

SALARY: £40,000 - £45,000

BENEFITS: Pension Optional Health Cash Plan 23 Days Holiday, plus Stats

LOCATION: Watford

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Harpenden, Berkhamsted, Luton

JOB SPECIFICATION: Finance Manager

The successful candidate will be ideally working for a business with turnover in the region of £5-15 million, or aspire to move into a SME where their insights and work can genuinely impact the progress of the organisation.

The main duties will include:

·Complete control of P&L including all Management and Financial Accounting (supported by external accountants/auditors)
·Reporting directly to the Operations Director and where required to the Managing Director
·Prepare monthly accounts along with other business reports for management team meetings & group consumption
·Be instrumental in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
·Control business critical cash flow and manage credit control alongside all other duties
·Manage pre-surveillance process and obtain licensing in a timely and accurate manner
·Various other finance functions, payroll, expenses, pensions, company cars, foreign currency exchange, utilities etc

REQUIREMENTS:

As the Finance Manager you will have a wealth of experience leading a finance function within an SME environment. As a business we will offer you the environment to grow your career and be instrumental in shaping the way our business progresses.

In addition, you will have:

·A finance qualification of CIMA, ACCA or ACA would be preferred although we are happy to receive applications from candidates who are qualified by experience (QBE)
·The ability to take an overall commercial view of our business and have an input into change and progression from a financial perspective
·Proficiency with MS office software and in particular be very comfortable with excel, you will also ideally be an experienced user of SAP
·Strong communication skills and the willingness to have commercial input at local and group level
·Experience of importing a major asset (This is desirable but not essential as training will be given)

THE COMPANY:

The company are an exciting disrupter, taking an age-old industry and bringing it in to the digital age. They are technologically savvy, and at the forefront of their industry – consequently, the company are experiencing huge growth both nationally and further field. Therefore, this is a great opportunity for a Finance Manager to join this rapidly growing company.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Assistant Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Import Accountant.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Joel Barnett quoting Finance Manager and reference JKB149221 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683321 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.