Finance Supervisor – Part Time – Ascot


Our Client manufactures and distributes chemicals. They currently have a vacancy for a Finance Supervisor. This position is predominantly office based in Ascot. It is a part-time permanent role for 20 – 25 Hours per week; preferably four – five hours per day Monday to Friday or five – six hours per day over four days.

Job Purpose

* The main function of the Finance Supervisor is to be the connection between our businesses and our outsourced accountancy, ensuring that their work is accurate and that nothing is missed.

* Working across three SME trading companies, you need to be very detail orientated, self-motivated and be able to manage your own workflow.

Key Responsibilities

* Credit control for three companies, including advising Customer Services & Sales on adhoc credit issues

* Daily check of bank accounts and the application of payments to accounts

* Ensure that the outsourced accountancy processes payments in a timely and accurate fashion.

* Check the monthly management accounts, including divisional split and variances, ensuring that intercompany cross-charges have been correctly applied and any discrepancies in margin are investigated

* Review of payment runs following set up by the outsourced accountancy, including appropriate authorisations, and reviewing with the Director as required prior to approval

* Where necessary, assist in annual statutory audit

* Supervision of cashflow transfers between accounts (Sterling, Euro and Dollar)

* Maintenance of employee data for payroll and pension purposes and checking monthly payroll for three companies for review with the Director

* Checking monthly pension contributions for three schemes

* Check any corporation tax computations, including R&D tax credit calculations

* Check preparation of draft VAT returns

* Ensure that queries from customers and other departments are answered quickly

* Assist in the development of Finance systems and processes where necessary

Qualifications and Experience

* Some solid experience in an accounting position

* Degree standard education, qualified or part-way through professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)

* As part of a set of small busy companies, it is essential that the successful candidate is a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work to deadlines

* Hardworking, conscientious and inquisitive with excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritise tasks according to business requirements.

* As an external face of Finance, ability to deal confidently with both internal and external queries face-to-face, over the phone and by email

* Able to work with multiple currencies and across multiple companies

* Excellent IT skills including experience of accounting systems and intermediate to advanced Excel skills

* Experience working across multiple business units or cost centres (Desirable)

* Experience using Business Central (Desirable) and Microsoft Excel (Essential).

* Be highly organised with an ability to multi-task

* Be a lively, engaging person who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team

In return our Client is offering a basic salary of £40,000 – £45,000 per annum pro-rata plus benefits. Please e-mail your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.

Salary: £40000 – £45000/annum pro-rata, plus benefits

Job Type: Permanent, Part Time

Location: Ascot, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

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