Finance Manager

  • Job Reference: 4978
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: flexible working
  • Sector: Finance Controller, Finance Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Niche Goods / Investment Business, turnover £7m, seeks its first in house Finance Manager, to run its finance function and aid growth. The role is Hybrid / Central London (hours 10.00am - 5.00pm and 10.00am - 4.00pm Fridays). The company employs 11 people and is forecast to double its turnover in the next 2- 3 years.

Reporting to the MD, the new Finance Manager role will include:

  • Responsibility for the smooth running of the day to day and monthly finance function and implementation of controls.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including profit and loss account and balance sheet, together with commentary and variance analysis
  • All bookkeeping functions on Xero including purchase ledger, sales ledger, accruals, prepayments, VAT returns, expenses, journals, bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Cash flow management, monitoring expenses, managing bank accounts, maintaining relationships with suppliers and the company bankers.
  • Preparation of payroll information for outsourced payroll providers
  • Monitoring of creditors and ensuring payments to suppliers
  • Logistics and stock management, liaising with suppliers and 3rd party warehousing regarding transport and storage of luxury goods
  • Liaison with external auditors and preparation of relevant schedules for audit.
  • Develop and grow the finance function as required by the needs of the business

This Finance Manager / Financial Controller role will require both a hands-on and strategic approach with the flexibility to deal with both finance/accounts and stock/logistics. An exciting Finance Manager role with ample room for progression as the company grows.