Finance Manager / Financial Controller - Job Filled

Poole - Dorset | £40,000-£50,000 + Excellent benefits

Vardey Recruitment is supporting an energetic and rapidly expanding SME organisation in the heart of Poole Town Centre in Dorset. We are recruiting for a Finance Manager/Financial Controller to join the team, working alongside the Managing Director. You will work in a small team running the busy accounts department, taking responsibility for the reporting, management accounts and supervision of team. Head up the Finance function as the No1 whilst supporting the MD (as their no.2) with operational and or marketing/sales support if desired, adding valuable input to contribute to business growth.

Finance Manager job duties:
  • Prepare monthly management accounts up to statutory accounts level
  • Analyse monthly information and create monthly financial summary
  • Create profit and loss reports
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
  • Manage monthly payroll
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Working closely with the accountants to produce annual accounts
  • Supervise the finance team
  • Monitor cash flow – supporting with the credit control
  • Oversee and monitor day to day finance operations, bookkeeping and invoicing and other transactions
  • Supporting the supplier spend points process to include points balance v funds held on account
  • Year - end create budgets and forecasts, margin management
  • Review accounting processes and improve where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations
  • Identifying opportunity areas and present recommendations
  • Recommend cost-reducing solutions
  • Ad hoc project work working closely with the MD
  • Attending client proposals, client events to include supporting the product sales if keen to get involved - optional
  • Marketing and operational support, adding valuable input to business growth ideas
The Finance Manager/ Financial Controller job may suit:
  • An experienced Finance Manager/Financial Controller
  • Or someone looking for a step up into their first No.1 in finance role.
  • You will be highly organised, be able to work to tight deadlines and have previously worked within a small company environment
  • CIMA, ACCA, ACA qualified or partly qualified OR AAT or Qualified Accountant or qualified by experience accountant.
  • This Finance Managers job would suit someone who is keen to support the growth of an SME, rolling sleeves up and working closely with the MD and across the business.
In return:
  • £45,000-£50,000 - Depending on experience/qualifications
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible working culture – although the role is based in the office
  • Recently refurnished managed offices in Poole Town Centre
  • Vibrant working environment with break out rooms
  • Holidays 25 days
  • Parking 
  • Pension 5% employer, healthcare
  • Opportunity to attend social and client networking events if required to include Golf days, charity events, client lunches and networking events

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