Finance Manager

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

Finance Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Finance Manager to join our team.


  • Ad hoc reporting for Company Directors;
  • Ensuring the strong work ethic and cohesive team environment is maintained at all times;
  • Audit planning and annual financial pack creation;
  • Working cross functionally across international teams in relation to month end and year-end reporting;
  • Manage a team of two;
  • Balance sheet management;
  • Preparation of financial accounts, management accounts, group reporting and statutory compliance for the non-trading entities within the UK;
  • Responsible for Statutory reporting & compliance in accordance with company policy and latest accountancy legislation;
  • Processing of weekly & monthly payroll and all associated reporting;
  • Produce pricing strategy;
  • VAT and intrastate reporting;
  • Work side by side with the Purchasing Manager to ensure required margins are achieved;
  • Cash flow reporting and forecasting, liaising with the Treasury department;
  • Production of weekly and monthly management accounts;
  • Ensuring a high volume and high value of suppliers are paid accurately and on time.


  • Able to review current performance and identify ways of making improvements (process/systems) thereby solving problems;
  • Experience reporting on budgets to non-financial personnel;
  • Previous experience of team management is essential;
  • Extremely well-organised, methodical and efficient;
  • Coordinating with the designers over project trouble-shooting, contract management, invoicing and overdue payment;
  • Innovative with a can do attitude;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ideally hold an advanced degree in accounting business, economics, finance, or a related field;
  • Capability to explain financial reporting to management;
  • Able to work independently and hit the ground running;
  • Previous group reporting experience would be beneficial;
  • Responding positively to tight deadlines, working additional hours where necessary to meet requirements to a high standard;
  • Experience working in Financial Services sector;
  • Commercial acumen, opportunities to get involved in business performance and opportunities;
  • Experience running payroll and knowledge of payroll legislation.