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Finance Supervisor

Atom Recruitment Ltd.
Ascot, Windsor & Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

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