Finance Manager

  • Location

    West Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    £37k per year

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7311

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Simon Bascombe

Harris Hill is recruiting for a Finance Manager for the health charity based near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

  • The position: Finance Manager
  • The days: 5 days a week
  • The Salary: £37,000pa
  • The Location: Huddersfield Area. North East of Manchester
  • Responsible of the Finance Team
  • You will report to the Director of Finance & Resources and look after a small Finance Team.

Education / Qualifications

  • Part Qualified Accountants can apply if you have extensive Finance and Management experience

Essential Skills and experience

  • Advanced Excel and Microsoft office skills, ability to do lookups, pivot tables and graphs.
  • Experience of producing detailed departmental and consolidated management accounts, including analysis and commentary.
  • Experience of working on accounting software such as Sage or Exchequer, and understanding the principles around the use of accounting systems.
  • Experience of working on payroll software, and understanding of payroll principles and processing.
  • Knowledge of Charities SORP FRS 102 and experience in preparing consolidated statutory accounts for a medium sized charity and trading company.
  • Knowledge of corporate governance and company secretarial duties.

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the finance team, delegating duties and supporting development.
  • Manage the Data/IT Analyst under the mentorship of the IG Lead.
  • Attend Leadership meetings to present finance updates and other organisational meetings as required.
  • Provide an essential finance support service across the wider organisation through acting as a business partner to budget holders by developing and reporting on KPI's and measures, through an understanding of finance related systems (Exchequer, Excel, Till Systems, Donor Database etc.)
  • Ensure efficient maintenance of the financial records of the charity and trading company.
  • Ensure restricted and unrestricted funds are recorded accurately and restricted spend is monitored accordingly with relevant supporting paperwork e.g. trusts and grant income.
  • Produce timely, accurate and relevant monthly management accounts information of the charity (all departments), trading company and other potential partnerships, including commentary on significant areas and variances against budgets.
  • Work closely with the HR team to ensure an efficient payroll service and that monthly payroll is accurate and meets tight deadlines.
  • Responsible for meeting all payroll and pension compliance and regulation submissions and deadlines.
  • Thoroughly check and authorise monthly payroll BACS
  • Process monthly payroll journals and accruals within strict deadlines and reconcile all payroll control accounts with HMRC, SAGE payroll and Exchequer accounts system.