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Finance Manager

Job ID: 14604
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Hybrid (1 day a week in Sutton, Surrey)
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Full time/ Permanent
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2 months ago
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up to £50k DOE
Retail energy

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Summary:

Are you a qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA Accountant with experience in financial accounting & reporting? If so, we are working with an energy brokerage who are looking for a Finance Manager who will ensure the effective strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring, and reporting to enhance the decision-making process of the Senior Management team. The Financial Manager will be a key decision maker in the organisation. You will use data analysis and advise Senior Managers on profit -maximising ideas, to help optimise company profits over time by making intelligent decisions for investments or spending funds to have the greatest return on investment. Sounds like you? Apply for the Finance Manager role today!

Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to strategic planning, financial management and day – to day- running of the organisation.
  • Management reporting, 3-year planning, budgeting / forecasting, ad hoc analysis
  • Financial systems, procedures & internal controls. Assist with all matters relating to tax.
  • Ensuring payments and debt collection are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Affiliate statements prepared and sent out each quarter.
  • Invoices paid and settled within payment terms. Monitor and keep credit score above 80 at all times.
  • Reporting on all businesses by 10th of month showing p/l, budget reports and forecasts
  • Pro-active solutions for investment of cash flow reserves to gain as much value as possible.
  • All suppliers invoiced where money due at least once a month.
  • Sundry income invoiced at the first available opportunity - never more than 5 working days.
  • Ensuring money banked is well organised and all queries raised and dealt with promptly.
  • All meters with no current month revenue to be queried within 5 working days – recorded in MB.
  • 95% of billing queries to be resolved within 30 days.
  • A detailed Billing Process, per supplier, to be documented as a work instruction for all suppliers
  • To contribute to the overall leadership, strategic planning and management of Maxim Eyes
  • Undertake ad hoc financial analysis from time to time, to assist SMT in evaluating.
  • Profitability of income streams, and potential for cost efficiencies. Statutory Accounts & audit liaison
  • Timely submission of all external reporting e.g. Companies House, HMRC
  • Manage budget process & consolidation, including periodic re-forecasts.
  • Continuous review of all finance policies & internal control procedures
  • Operation of payroll, liaison with HMRC & PAYE matters. Production of year end HMRC payroll returns, management of employer pension plan with Nest Pension.

Skills and experience required: 

  • Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA Accountant, including relevant post qualification experience
  • Finance experience in a similar role within the energy or utilities industry (desirable)
  • Proficiency in financial accounting & reporting, including external statutory reporting and audit
  • Management accounting experience including budgeting, forecasting, monthly reporting.
  • Proven ability for implementing and monitoring financial controls.
  • Knowledge of legal and personnel issues
  • High degree of IT literacy
  • Have strong influencing and leadership skills and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Have experience of motivating & developing teams – including performance management & appraisals
  • Systems implementation & change management experience (desirable)

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