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07 June 2019

Finance Manager – Accounting & Finance – Newcastle upon Tyne

Location: North East England

Salary: £45000 - 50000 per annum

Sector: Accountancy and Finance

Job Type: Interim

Job Reference: BMC/05/2616 SG

Contact

Sophie Goymer

DD: 0191 303 9788

M: 07535 495 652

The Company

BMC are thrilled to be working with this high profile, prestigious, well-known brand in Newcastle. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this business and be part of this busy, collaborative and dynamic team.

As part of the Finance Operations team, you will be involved in all sales and purchases for the business across the country. The business is developing new processes, implementing a new finance system and always finding ways to do things better.

This role would suit team players who would like to impact improvement.

Job Role

  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes and work collaboratively with the business to provide high quality and seamless customer service
  • Work closely with Retail Operations to drive operational efficiency and Group Financial Control to ensure financial control
  • Responsible for financial control of cash and sales for 9 stores and developing online business
  • Management of teams for cash processing, bank reconciliations and sales ledger
  • Management of Fixed Asset Register (tbc)
  • Preparation of VAT, Intrastat, Corporation Tax analysis (tbc)
  • Analysis and interpretation of data to provide insightful management information
  • Maintain adequate internal controls and mitigate risks through best practice and creating effective training material
  • Establish and monitor KPI’s to evaluate staff productivity and accuracy and monitor system metrics to ensure that optimal effort and volume capacities are met
  • Manage the month-end General Ledger reconciliations as required by Accounting, Inventory and Credit, including accurate accruals
  • Developing, documenting and maintaining appropriate policies and procedures
  • Provide data and assistance for monthly reviews and annual audit
  • Facilitate strong links between Accounting, Treasury and Work closely with Group Financial Control

The following skills are essential:

  • Newly qualified ACA, or 2 years+ post qualified ACCA/CIMA with experience working as a finance manager (or equivalent), managing a team of 5+
  • Strong technical accounting capability
  • Highly competent user of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to think outside the box and work in a team environment to develop innovative solutions
  • Ability to recognise process weakness and develop rapid solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation and planning abilities and able to seamlessly coordinate multiple concurrent tasks
  • Organised and proactive to effectively manage time and deliver against deadlines
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Excellent team player
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships across teams and stakeholders with openness, tact, professionalism and courtesy
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and maintain confidentiality in all interactions
  • Providing example of good behaviour and inspiring the team to perform to highest possible standard
  • Positively responsive to feedback

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