Role details

Finance Manager

Gloucestershire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting opportunity in a rapidly growing business
  • Hands on role with good progression opportunities

About Our Client

Rapidly growing property/real estate business with ambitious expansion plans based in Gloucestershire.

Job Description


  • Managing the controls framework and compliance procedures surrounding the transactional finance activities of the organisation to include assessing, testing and reporting on the strengths and risks of existing controls methodologies to effectively mitigate business risk
  • To ensure accurate and timely execution of quarter end accounting processes (to include full reconciliation pack) and the delivery of the reporting management pack with appropriate commentary and analysis
  • To lead, plan, co-ordinate and deliver a holistic corporate financial planning process
  • Work closely with the Head of Finance to ensure the smooth operation of the year-end audit process and provision of information in a format to support statutory accounts production
  • Day to day management of the cash and debt position of the Group ensuring accurate payments and timely communication to all counterparties (bank debt and shareholders funding)
  • Ensure the Group remains fully compliant with all covenant calculations under the terms of the banking documentation and proactively manage the forward looking compliance
  • Finance champion of the key contracts in the business ensuring the accurate calculation of income/expenses in relation to those contracts.
  • Successful management of the sales/purchase ledgers and payment function servicing the entire business, ensuring all reporting to internal and external partners is accurate and all transactional accounting treatments are applied accurately and in line with best practice
  • Manage indirect taxation and ensure the prompt submission for VAT, PAYE, PSA and P11D
  • Manage payroll so that salaries/benefits can be correctly reported and forecasted
  • Provide commercial business insight and analysis to better enable short and long-term decision-making
  • Ensure the Finance Assistant is appropriately informed, motivated and trained to meet business objectives and to equip themselves for personal growth and succession planning
  • Continuously develop better systems and processes to improve a changing business
  • Main contact/super user of the finance system
  • Management of the recharge process across the Group
  • Develop external relationships to include relationship banks, HMRC, auditors and operator
  • Support the Head of Finance in ad hoc projects to support the wider business

The Successful Applicant


  • Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA in a relevant role within industry
  • Educated to degree standard
  • Experience of running a back office accountancy function to include as a minimum treasury management (including cash forecasting), credit control, internal reporting, systems development and tax (excluding corporation tax)
  • Producing full management accounts including; balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis and full responsibility of the P&L
  • Strong degree of experience in controls and compliance methods from a similar role
  • Computer literate with strong excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles including BACs
  • A strong influencer and stakeholder manager, with a proactive, confident approach who is comfortable challenging and being challenged, with a proven ability to manage relationships at all levels.
  • Proven track record of outperformance, owning issues to conclusion and delivering high quality output to tight deadlines
  • An enthusiastic and energetic self-starter with the ability to work autonomously, identify problems and implement changes to drive continuous process improvement.
  • Excellent eye for detail and diligent knowledge of finance systems and software principles (including BAC's)


  • Proven experience of providing analysis into commercial decision making of a business across all functional areas
  • Comfortable with presenting recommendations to key decisions makers including the provision of logical and will planned analysis
  • Corporation tax exposure
  • Statutory financial statement production
  • Sage accounting software
  • Understanding of contractual charging mechanisms

What's on Offer

Competitive package

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