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Role: Finance Manager
Salary: Up to £45,000
Location: Manchester
Type: Permanent


2fawcett are recruiting for a finance manager to work for a leading family run business based in Manchester.

Our client is a family run business with exciting growth plans on the horizon. Surrounded by a hard-working and dedicated team you will be in great company! They pride themselves on the reputation they’ve built throughout the UK and wider countries.

This job is hands-on and varied, as the Finance Manager you will report to the Managing Director, manage and maintain all aspects of general accounting and finance within the business as well as working closely with the office team.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Finance Manager

  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported.
  • Month-end journal posting
  • Multicurrency bank operation and reconciliations
  • Invoice discount management and monthly reconciliation
  • Accruals and prepayment management
  • Intercompany balance and transaction reconciliations
  • VAT Returns preparations and submission
  • Purchase invoices (including coding and batching and posting)
  • Supplier payments Including import purchase payments.
  • Sales ledger reconciliation and credit control
  • Monthly payroll and RTI submission to HMRC and monthly PAYE to HMRC
  • Pension scheme administration
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Forecast, budgeting and cash flow
  • Import goods, costing calculations
  • Stock management, stock warehouse transfers, annual stock check audit of figures
  • Assist in preparation of the annual financial accounts supporting our external accountancy firm
  • Credit insurance renewal and policy management
  • Deal with any HMRC queries
  • Petty cash handling

Requirements of the Finance Manager

  • CIMA/ACC qualified or equivalent relevant accounting qualifications
  • Similar experience within an SME environment
  • Systems: Proficient XERO, MS Navision or similar ERP
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management.

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