Finance Manager

Location
Skegness, Lincolnshire
Salary
Competitive rates of pay
Posted
07 Dec 2017
Closes
04 Jan 2018
Ref
NMC2674376

Job Specification - Finance Manager

Reports Into: Financial Controller

Direct Reports: Accounts Assistant

Roles & Responsibilities

The Finance Manager will be responsible for the overall day-to-day running of the finance function of Manor Crest Homes Limited, Manor Crest Construction Limited and various other Group companies. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that the nominal ledger and chart of accounts are kept up to date;
  • Entering of data onto Sage50 as and when required (prepayments, accruals, depreciation, ad hoc journals)
  • Creation of new nominal codes as and when required;
  • Ensuring that correct nominal, project and departmental codes are used on Sage50 so that effective management information can be obtained;
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations including;
  • Intercompany accounts etc;
  • Loan accounts;
  • Fixed asset registers;
  • HMRC liabilities;
  • Trade creditors;
  • Trade debtors;
  • Responsibility for ensuring that bank reconciliations are performed daily and to an acceptable standard;
  • Effective monitoring and investigation of reconciling items;
  • Proactive and effective management of the sales ledger and purchase ledger to assist with the cash flows;
  • Liaison with the company’s suppliers to ensure that products are sourced and costed as effectively as possible;
  • Monitoring the ageing of creditors and ensuring that credit terms are adhered to;
  • Monitoring the ageing of debtors and the proactive collection of debts;
  • Responsibility for setting up payment runs on the companies banking systems for approval by the Financial Controller;
  • Banking;
  • Preparation of drawdown requests for the companies bankers;
  • Transfer of funds between accounts as and when required;
  • Preparation of weekly cashflows for payments meeting;
  • Daily reporting of cash balances;
  • Responsibility for ensuring the companies tax affairs are accurate, and up to date, this will include responsibility for the submission of VAT, RTI, CIS, P11d & P11D(b) returns to HMRC;
  • Payment of liabilities in a timely manner;
  • Submission to HMRC in a timely manner;
  • Reviewing the returns prepared by the Accounts Assistant;
  • Reviewing weekly and monthly payroll reports for accuracy and completeness and ensuring that staff are paid on time;
  • Administration of workplace pension;
  • Maintenance of the companies’ fixed asset registers;
  • Preparation of monthly management information and comparisons to budget;
  • Preparation of year end stat packs for the accountants, and auditors;
  • Management of rental businesses, including:
  • Management of electricity contracts (via utility broker);
  • Distribution of funds to landlords for whom we act as agent;
  • Ensuring rents are received on time and in accordance with rental agreements;
  • HR roles including;
  • Ensuring training records are kept up to date and CITB annual returns are submitted on time;
  • Monitoring of staff holidays and other absences;
  • Issuing new contracts of employment;
  • Company Secretarial roles including;
  • Submission of Annual Returns and maintenance of the statutory registers;
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required.