Our client is a long-established Essex based Construction Company, who carry out a broad spectrum of works throughout the UK. The business supplies high quality building contracting services which includes refurbishment, fit out and new build across various Industrial, Blue Chip, Commercial and Restoration sector Client base.
They are currently seeking a Finance Manager to join their team, and you will be responsible for two other employees within the Accounts Team.
This is a permanent and varied accounting role reporting into the Managing Director, you will be a key member of a small finance team that supports all areas of the business. You will be given the opportunity to develop further in your accounting career and really add value in this hands-on role.
You will work with and lead the Finance team to ensure month-end deadlines are met and the results are understood, along with being responsible for balance sheet reconciliations, allowing timely review and analysis. You will be involved in regulatory reporting deadlines and making sure disclosures are met, along with coordinating/assisting with the annual external audit. You will lead the finance team in improving processes, systems, controls and analytics within finance and the wider business.
Key duties of the role will include, but are not limited to:
Manage Monthly P&L Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Forecast. Contract and Sub-Contract Costing. Cost Analysis. Producing and Managing the Accounts. Monitoring Performance of Departments. Preparing Financial Statements. Overseeing WIP. Contributing to decisions regarding Financial Strategy. Managing Aged Debtors. Arranging Payment Runs. Bank Reconciliation of Accounts. Raise Invoices and Purchase Orders as requested. Liaising with Clients and Suppliers. CIS and VAT (including reverse charge). Overseeing of the Company and liaising with their insurers as well as assisting with the Company IT systems and liaising with external IT support.
To be considered for this hands-on and varied Finance Manager role, you will have experience within a similar position within the Construction or Building Trade industry, be Qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) or Qualified by Experience. It is essential you have strong MS Excel skills, and Sage experience would be beneficial. Key communication skills to build relationships at all levels and be able to present technical subjects to non-finance colleagues. You will be a self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines as part of a team and a willingness to challenge/suggest improvements to systems and processes.
For further information on this position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers