Finance Operations Manager

Finance Operations Manager

Reed | Gloucestershire, England, UK

Posted 5 days ago

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Do you have experience in managing small teams with varying skillsets?Are you looking for a challenging role with plenty of variety?Are you experienced in transactional finance? If so , We want to hear from you!

Reed Accountancy are working with a Gloucester based business, to recruit for a finance operations manager to join their team an a full time, permanent basis. Due to the nature of the role, this will be mostly office based, with the opportunity for off site hybrid working when required.

This is a key role in the Finance team. The Financial Operations Manager will have a hands-on approach to the management of the Financial Operations Team and work closely with the Finance Director and Finance Manager to facilitate transformation of the Financial Operations function to become efficient and smooth running.The core responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Day-to-day management of the Financial Operations team.• Manage purchase ledger, ensuring all suppliers are paid within terms and transactions are accurately accounted.• Manage sales ledger, ensuring that all Local Authorities and Service Users are invoiced, as appropriate.• Manage credit control, ensuring timely cash collections and aged debt kept within agreed KPIs.• Management of petty cash and debit cards across the company, ensuring appropriate usage, cash available as required and returns made by users.

Initial ChallengesThe business is on a steady growth trajectory with an abundance of opportunities ahead. In order to ensure that the company is well prepared to accommodate expansion, you will be challenged to:

• Be a major player In the Implementation of our newly selected finance system, Netsuite, working closely with the Netsuite implementation partner.• Review all sales ledger, purchase ledger and credit control processes, in conjunction with the finance system implementation, to ensure accuracy and efficiency with the potential to accommodate growth.• Participate in the implementation of a new workforce monitoring system that will drive sales ledger invoicing to agency suppliers.Specific Requirements for the Role

To be successful in this role, you will have:

• Excellent man-management and coaching skills.• Significant periods of working in sales ledger, purchase ledger and credit control.• Excellent financial administrative skills.• Good excel skills.• Experience with several different finance systems.• Demonstrable experience of making finance process improvements.

Key Skills for the Role• Highly numerate and able to work with a high degree of accuracy• Ability to manage and prioritise own workload and that of others and keep calm under pressure• Strong time management and organisational skills, with the ability to work to deadlines• Able to build relationships, be a strong team player and strong manager• Adaptable, flexible approach and able to learn quickly, with an interest in new technology• Excellent communication skills and confidence to interact proactively with clients & their suppliers• An analytical mind-set

If you are looking for a varied role, in which you will have a hand in implementing changes for future growth then please apply now!