Finance Manager/Financial Controller

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    50000 £ - 60000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are currently working with a very successful SME who are looking to recruit a Finance Manager/Financial Controller to look after their growing finance team. Reporting to the Head of Operations, The Finance Manager will be responsible for the business reporting & planning process that underpins the success of the organisation. You will manage the accounting operations including the production of periodic financial reports, the maintenance of all accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets to mitigate any business risk, ensure accurate reporting that complies with current recognised accounting principles.

Main Duties:

* Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting business planning.
* The maximisation of profitability and cash flow, by ensuring income is fully recognised and expenditure is controlled.
* Responsibility for the operation of the finance department ensuring the integrity of the financial data held within it, including reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
* Efficient management of accounts payable and accounts receivable, including credit control, leading to accurate forecasting and reporting of cash flow
* Overseeing the smooth operation of the payroll system, maintaining pension records and share scheme deductions
* Issue timely and accurate financial statements, including monthly management accounts and the annual report
* Manage performance against budget, reporting on any variances in terms of business performance and cost control.
* Provide ad hoc financial analysis in relation to potential investments and contract negotiations
* Coordinate the provision of information to external accountants to enable production of annual reports and corporation tax computations
* Carry out general Company Secretarial duties
* Assist in the production of the annual budget, share valuation & share scheme launch
* Liaising with managerial staff, Finance Director and other colleagues
* Management and development of the Finance team members ensuring full engagement and professional development


* Ideally educated to degree level
* Qualified accountant with a recognised professional body
* Experience of managing a Finance Team
* Contributing to a Senior Management Team Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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