Our client was created over a decade ago by entrepreneurial experts in the financial services sector, who spotted an opportunity and the business has been flying ever since.
Their success has been due to the quality of their staff which subsequently impacts the level of service the offer, and the company truly realises the importance of their employees and rewards accordingly.
The role we are working with this company to recruit for is that of a Finance Operations Team Manager to oversee an exceptionally crucial back office function. This opportunity is available to those on notice, or who are immediately available.
The Manager’s core responsibilities in what is an operational control function will involve:
- Overseeing a small team including planning the work, directing, developing the team including managing their performance
- Maintain the accounting records and investigate discrepancies, issues or errors
- Preparation of trial balance for accounts preparation, analysis of P&L and Balance Sheet accounts when necessary
- Reconciliations of – fee calculations, payments and receipts, Client money and cash.
You will also be involved in other ad-hoc projects as they arise.
Our client is seeking, due to the importance of this role, someone who holds some form of accounting qualification or degree or is extremely experienced in a finance role undertaking the tasks mentioned above.
You will need, to hit the ground running, strong experience of complex stock and cash reconciliations, control of the general ledger and systems. If you have worked in some form of financial services this would also be a huge advantage.
If you have worked on Sage or Sun, this would be a huge advantage.
This post is fundamental to the success of the business and as such the successful applicant will be held in high regard by the senior stakeholders.
This is a busy department due to the volume of clients – a testament of their success. You will be resilient, have outstanding organisation skills (planning and delegating), can work to deadlines and remain composed under pressure.