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Head of Finance

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Southampton
  • Posted: 19/05/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387143419

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are working in partnership with a manufacturing and engineering organisation based in Southampton to support them with the recruitment of a Finance Manager to join the business.

As Finance Manager you will be a Qualified or Qualified by Experience Accountant and will have responsibility of leading and developing a small team, acting as the key point of contact to the board of Directors.

Responsible for the management accounts, monitoring budgets and assisting with year-end as well as the overall day-to-day bookkeeping, cashflow forecasting and team supervision.  Experience in a similar hands on finance role would be beneficial.
Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for:

  • Management Reporting (management accounts, journals, month end financial reporting)
  • Assisting with Year End and preparing for Audit
  • Daily management of the credit control, purchase and sales ledger
  • Cashflow forecasting and monitoring budgets
  • Reconciling accounts, investigating and resolving discrepancies
  • VAT returns and EC sales
  • Working as main point of contact for the external Accountants
  • Responsible for the Group company accounts
  • Ad-hoc support and project work required by the Board of Directors
Key skills and attributes required:
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified, Finalist or Qualified by Experience
  • Experience working in a stand-alone or involved hands on finance role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel and Sage 200 knowledge and experience
What you will receive in return:
  • Positive, supportive and collaborative environment
  • Opportunity to grow and develop further in your career
  • Early or late start and finish, so you can gain work life balance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discretionary bonus