Finance Manager

Posted on: 2018-10-26

Sector: Accounting

Location: Berkshire

Type: Permanent / Full Time


Finance Manager
£40k DOE + 25 days holiday + Life Insurance + Pension + Bonus Scheme + Wine Allowance
Newbury, Berkshire
Are you qualified to AAT Level 4 or above?

Are you ready to step up in your career and develop your skill set further?

Our client, an exciting & expanding global company, are looking to welcome an an ambitious finance individual to join their team during this exciting period of growth. You may be in a Senior Accounts/Assistant Finance Manager/Finance Manager position looking for a new challenge, if so this is the perfect role for you to achieve your goals.

Being within the drinks industry, you will be a fun and charismatic individual that is used to working in a fast-paced and exciting company! There is lots of room for progression and this role is best suited to an individual looking to grow and develop with the position.
Come January, our client will be moving into modern and newly refurbished office in Newbury Business Park.
Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, this position will involve the following duties:

  • Ensure the multi-currency sales & purchase invoices are processed in accordance with company policy – this will involve some hands-on invoice processing.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported to deadlines
  • Revaluations for foreign bank accounts, debtors & creditors
  • Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • VAT returns & submissions for UK & Ireland
  • EU VAT & VIES information to be supplied to our retained EU VAT consultants for VAT registrations in Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy & Hungary
  • Intrastat – oversee submissions
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and intercompany balances
  • Produce monthly accrual and prepayment schedules and post month-end journals
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Staff management of 2 accounts administrators – be able to recognise skillsets and capability to maximise mentoring
  • Ad hoc finance administrative reports and duties as required

Qualification, Experience and skills:

  • Qualified AAT Level 4 (more than 5 years’ experience)
  • Experience of using SAP (required)
  • Experience of multi-currency accounting (required)
  • Monthly management accounts experience (advantageous)
  • Staff management
  • Intrastat & EC Sales reporting (preferred)
  • EU VAT and cross border transaction experience (advantageous)
  • Duty Deferment & Excise experience – (advantageous)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with an international head office and international sister companies (required)
  • Advanced Excel skills – confident with pivot tables & look ups (required)

An excellent salary and benefits are on offer for the candidate that meets the full job specification and where this is an immediate requirement, please do not hesitate to apply!

Consultant Details

Tom Martin

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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