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    Job Title – Finance Manager  

    Contract – Permanent

    Salary – Circa £60,000 + Benefits

    Location – Remote with occasional travel to Home county region


    Major well-established and leading Loss Adjusters are looking for a Finance Manager to join their very successful finance team. This fantastic opportunity is predominately home-based, with occasional travel to one of the flagship offices based within the home counties.


    Reporting to the UK Financial Controller, you will be an integral part of the Platform Solutions Finance Function, supervising a small team of accounting professionals.


    Key Responsibilities:


    • Lead and manage the Contractor Connection Finance team and Credit Control team, Accounts Receivable clerks, Accounts Payable clerks, Accounts Assistant and Credit Control Manager
    • Preparation and management of all financial information for Contractor Connection and Platform Solutions, including budgets, commercial models and full profit and loss oversight and preparation
    • Lead the preparation of statutory accounts as directed by the financial controller
    • Ownership of month end accounting process
    • Liaise with the external auditors before, during and after the annual audit to ensure all information is provided and any outstanding queries quickly resolved
    • Prepare and deliver monthly CIS returns to HMRC
    • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns using MTD processes
    • Manage the fixed asset addition and disposal process and ensure that all reconciliations are prepared to the required standard
    • Prepare weekly/monthly/quarterly reports, tracking revenue, expenses, gross profit, cash flow, aged fee and contractor debt
    • Handing supplier escalations and resolution, close relationship with contractor supply chain
    • Authorise daily batch and manual payment runs
    • Verify that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled and authorised on a monthly basis
    • Ensure that any adjustments highlighted by the balance sheet reconciliations are investigated and cleared in a timely way
    • Propose and discuss changes to accounting procedures to resolve issues within the Finance department or to prevent potential issues from arising
    • Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley procedures are reviewed quarterly as directed by the US and make amendments as needed to the Sarbanes-Oxley documentation
    • Ensure that Sarbanes-Oxley Audit requirements are met

    Experience & Professional Qualifications:

    • Proven ability to manage and lead a team of accounting professionals
    • Ability to explain financial information and principles to non-finance staff
    • Ideally part-qualified / Qualified or studying towards as professional Accounting Qualification in ACCA / CIMA
    • Exceptional IT and Excel Skills
    • Member of a CCAB accounting body

    In return you will be part of a leading company with room to progress, with a great package and company benefits. 

    For a full brief please contact one of our specialist consultants:-

    Tel: 0203 411 8430

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk

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