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Finance Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    LMA UK Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Dior Cooke

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Finance Manager

The individual will be responsible for a portfolio of project companies and the supervision of an accounts assistant assigned to each project.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills to facilitate effective working relationships within the finance team and with the various external stakeholders including lenders, shareholders, suppliers, operations and local authorities
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with intellect to both develop and challenge explanations and arguments
  • Proactive in identifying and implementing process improvements.

Principal Responsibilities:

Management accounting

  • Incorporation of purchase ledgers, sales ledgers, cash books and loan schedules into ETBs and reconciliation of ETBs to SUN Systems accounting package
  • Maintenance of accruals & prepayments and amortisation workings as applicable
  • Preparation of management account reports including analysis of actual versus budget
  • Supervising the preparation and submission of VAT and CIS returns
  • Supervising the preparation of purchase invoice and other non-supplier payments and issuing of invoices to customers
  • Supervising the maintenance of cash books and loan schedules

Financial accounting

  • Preparation of the statutory accounts for the year end audit
  • Preparation of supporting documentation and working papers for the year end audit
  • Liaising with the audit team during their fieldwork and thereafter with the audit manager
  • Liaising with tax advisors in the preparation of corporation tax computations


  • Presentation of finance reports to shareholders at quarterly project board meetings
  • Tracking and complying with project deliverables as dictated by loan facility agreements
  • Maintenance of financial and operating models and preparation of budgets and cash flow forecasts

Company secretarial

  • Minute taking at project board meetings
  • Processing of companies house documents