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Finance Manager

Location: BOLTON ABBEY, NORTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3109786
This York based Engineering business is currently looking for a Finance Manager to join their team for a 6 month fixed term contract. The role will be providing support on BAU activity whilst the current Finance Manager supports an ERP implementation project.

• To support / manage the Sales & Purchase Ledgers & Expense ledger teams - helping with queries / sales ledger / purchase ledger and expenses administration;
• Review and control Sales & Purchase ledgers, and expense procedures to ensure best practice is in place and appropriate working capital level is maintained;
• Generate the committed costs report and circulate to Project Managers pre-month end close. Review the level of adequacy on income and costs recognised in projects.
• Co-ordinate and manage the month end closure process. Ensure ledgers are shut in time, timesheets appropriately submitted, review journals posted.
• Compute fixed fee and time related project income calculations, and produce draft management accounts for review.
• Review & reconcile Trial Balance accounts post month-end to ensure entries are accurately posted.
• Review budget overhead spending, circulate and communicate with budget holders. Provide explanations of variances on overheads spend where necessary.
• Assist in the preparation of overheads budgets and forecasts in line with the strategy of the business for Annual Plans and latest forecasts.
• Ensure that business complies with the terms of its credit insurance policy and that the financial risks on all major clients are mitigated.
• Assist team leaders with operational inquiries, gross margin analysis for hiring and staffing.
• Review the accounting procedures and controls, and making updates/changes as required.
• Assist in the new IFS ERP implementation process.

Ideally, you will be a qualified accountant, ACCA/CIMA, QBE. A good understanding of the accounting report and structure is essential. You will oversee the monthly accounts preparation, produce accurate and timely period end results. You should have experience in supervising the work of team members (Sales & Purchase Ledgers, Expense Ledgers and Admin) and providing support to System Accountant in all FP&A tasks. Hence, advanced Excel and MS Access skills are essential.

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