why choose gravitas recruitment?

Welcome to Gravitas Recruitment.  We are a specialist accountancy and finance recruitment agency operating in Exeter and the South West and also place candidates in related office support roles, including HR jobs, PA jobs and secretarial jobs.

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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

£30,000-£45,000 D.O.E

Location – Outskirts of Exeter

The Company

We are actively recruiting an experienced Finance Manager for a commercial business on the outskirts of Exeter. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial guidance and support to the directors so they can make sound business decisions and meet the companies’ objectives. We are seeking a qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) with management experience, however candidates who are qualified by experience and possess the necessary experience will also be considered for this role. This is a senior role within the business, a sound grasp of financial systems and procedures is crucial. Solid communication skills, leadership skills and employee management experience is essential. This is a ‘hands on’ finance manager position monitoring all the day to day financial operations within the company including HR and management. A proven track record in a similar role is required, a deep understanding of business principles and practices, attention to detail, organisational skills, and multi-tasking abilities. Personality fit is crucial we are seeking a professional honest individual with integrity and a personable manner.

Job Duties:

Preparation and completion of monthly management accounts

Quarterly VAT Returns

Preparation and completion of statutory year end accounts

Preparing accounts for HMRC, Payment and checking of Corporation Tax Computations

Managing Cash flow/Annual forecasting

Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports

Present financial reports to the Directors

Preparing monthly payment runs/BACS payments

Invoice Processing-Sales Ledger/Purchase Ledger/Bank Reconciliations/Sundry bank payments and receipts including requesting monthly inter-company payments

Monthly supplier statement reconciliations/P11D’s

Annual bank review meeting

Assist the directors with personal tax-check computations, liaising with external accountants and arranging payments

Annual return filing for each company

Preparation of AGM minutes’/Directors minutes

Amending sales prices/dealing with discount requests

Oversee financial department employees

Provide insightful information and expectations to senior management to aid in long-term and short-term decision making

Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company

Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.

Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes.

General Work as follows:

ISO 9001 (In progress on a monthly basis, submit audit)

ISO 14001 (In progress on a monthly basis, submit audit)

Health & Safety- Inspections, Risk Assessments

Approving marketing material

Dealing with Insurance renewals

HR Requirements

Approving holiday requests

Annual staff appraisals

Monitoring sales team (phone call numbers)

Staff Administration-letters for pay increases/change in hours

Recruitment & Induction of new staff

Dealing with sickness return to work interviews and paperwork

Dealing with ad-hoc staff requests

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