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Finance Manager - Glasgow

£25,000 - £35,000 - Non-for-Profit Sector - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2566 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Aug 2018
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The Role 

The Finance Manager position requires an experienced accountant who possesses excellent technical, interpersonal and team working skills. The role will have a primary focus on building and managing a small finance team on a daily basis. There will be a strong emphasis on developing processes, controls and systems as the organisation and group of companies continues to grow and develop. Key to this will be an ability to manage change, develop members of the team and be committed to continual personal and professional development. 

The opportunity to work with a high energy and experienced CEO, a starting salary between £25,000-£35,000 with a contributory pension and additional holiday on your birthday.

Responsibilities: 

General Finance Duties 

  • Working closely with the Senior Management team to ensure month/ quarter / year end financial reports are accurate and compliant, in accordance with strict regulations and timescales 
  • Preparation on monthly Management Accounts with associated analysis for all Group companies and subsidiaries 
  • Assist the Executive Director with any analysis or other duties required to help shape the strategic direction of the organisation 
  • Produce and analyse Profit & Loss reports, communicating regularly on results with Executive Director 
  • Review current procedures and make any necessary developments to maximise efficiency and maintain robust financial controls 
  • Produce and monitor departmental budgets 
  • Maintenance of petty cash 
  • Allocation of credit card expenditure across companies 
  • Ensuring inter-company recharges (for staff and overheads) are processed accurately 
  • Payment of staff salaries and liaison with accountants for payroll processing 
  • Payments of all contractors within agreed timescales 
  • Reconciliation of bank statements using XERO 
  • Maintaining a system of debtors/ creditors on XERO to ensure company operates within agreed supplier terms 
  • Preparation of VAT returns on a quarterly basis and payments to HMRC. 
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets for submission of funding applications and associated monitoring reports 

Leadership 

  • Manage and develop the finance team and ensure staff performance is optimised through on-going training, reviews and appraisals 
  • Act as one of the main points of contact for external stakeholders such as HMRC, auditors, investors, banks, etc 
  • Act as a Business Partner to the wider team and communicate complex finance matters in a way that can be understood by non-finance personnel 

Property Related Finance Duties 

  • Lodging of tenant deposits with Safe Deposits Scotland and authorising release at tenancy end 
  • Checking rental payments / cash flow and initial follow up of non-payment on a daily basis 
  • Logging contractor / supplier invoices in and out for payment, and paying within agreed timescales 
  • Preparation of remittance advice for landlords and payment of landlord rents less management and repairs 
  • Monitoring of refurbishment expenditure using XERO 
  • Raising invoices for property maintenance work undertaken 
  • Monitoring rent arrears closely and liaison with debt collection agency as required 

Property Management/ Maintenance 

  • Monitoring of refurbishment expenditure using XERO 
  • Raising invoices for property maintenance work undertaken 
  • Payment of contractors and suppliers within agreed timescale 
  • Monitoring of HFG Property Care staff timesheets to ensure costs recovery is maximised. 

Requirements: 

Skills and Experience 

  • Proven experience of leading a fast-paced finance function within a small business is essential 
  • A demonstrable track record of producing Management Accounts and month/year end accounts is essential 
  • Proficiency in IT - Microsoft Office, Excel and finance software such as XERO or SAGE 
  • Ability to prioritise successfully the varied needs of the business on a day to day basis 
  • Ability to ensure external and internal deadlines are met 
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential issues before they arise 
  • Strong, accurate oral and written communication skills 
  • Setting up / implementing systems to manage administrative and financial processes 
  • Experience working with property management / letting would be desirable 

Qualities 

  • Highly organised 
  • Willing to embrace opportunity and change 
  • Willingness to support other team members when they need it 
  • Positive and friendly in communications at all times with colleagues, customers and stakeholders 
  • Attention to detail and getting things right first time 
  • Commitment to principles of social enterprise 
  • Energy and drive to play a key role in growing a young business 

Qualifications Required 

  • A recognised Accountancy qualification (ACCA, ICAS, CIMA) would be beneficial, but not essential 
  • A degree in finance is preferred 

 

If you are interested in this position and would like to discuss in more detail, get in touch with Iain Hughes at the iMultiply office in Glasgow on 0141 648 9153 or iainhughes@imultiplyresourcing.com, or alternatively you can apply via the link.