Finance Manager

£45,000 - £50,000 + Hybrid + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is an award-winning mortgage business based in Essex, with a strong industry reputation for supporting and developing highly skilled and knowledgeable Mortgage Advisers.

They currently employ over 50 staff from their head office in Hornchurch and support over 300 Mortgage Advisers via their nationwide network.

In order to provide the relevant commercial insight and management information needed to drive further growth, an ambitious Finance Manager is now required to join the growing team.

Reporting to the CEO, with a dotted line into the MSS FP&A Manager, the successful applicant will prepare the monthly management accounts, monthly board packs, manage and prepare cash flow forecast and maintain key controls within the finance department.

Plus, quarterly VAT returns and, once a year, assist the external accountants in the preparation of statutory accounts and Corporation Tax returns.

The Finance Manager, who will be part or fully qualified, will quickly become a valued partner, positively influencing the direction of the internal reporting of the business as a whole.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evolve efficient and safe processes to allow the business to function effectively

  • Lead the completion of an accurate P&L on working day 1 of each month.

  • Quarterly Board pack preparation

  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting process

  • Prepare cash-flow forecasts, as part of a regular cash review process

  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns and 6 monthly FCA returns

  • Management of office based (Hornchurch) Finance team, currently 3 people.

  • Management of the finance team commission reconciliation processes

  • Oversight responsibility of the team preparation of commission payments, invoice payments and payroll

  • Data analysis and new business reporting for the leadership team

  • Any other duties as assigned by your Line Manager

Skills & Experience

  • High level of Excel and financial modelling / data extraction skills essential.

  • Part qualified/recently qualified in either ACCA or CIMA

  • Hybrid working - work from the Hornchurch office at least 3 times a week, therefore a South-East based candidate would be highly desirable

  • Experience of working within a fast paced, rapidly growing business

  • Track record of working with business partners

  • Accuracy and attention to detail is vital.

  • Experience of Financial Services would be a distinct advantage.

This is a wonderful new career development opportunity for an ambitious Finance professional with the ability to manage a small team and deliver a forward focussed management accounts program, to join a flourishing, friendly and progressive company as they continue to expand.

In return a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate.

Apply now!

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