• Finance Manager Birkenhead
  • ICE Creates in Birkenhead, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Are you passionate about working for an organisation that makes a difference to society and works closely with public and voluntary sectors.

Are you looking for your next opportunity?

The role

We are looking for someone to lead the operational day-to-day elements involved with running a small and effective finance team.

You will be accountable for the following:

· Maintenance of accurate and timely accounting records.

· Oversee day to day accounting activities incl Payroll.

· Oversee and processing of all month end accounting tasks, following the month end timetable using SAGE Line 50

· Month end reconciliations of key control accounts including all bank reconciliations.

· Take ownership of the financial procedures, ensuring team are trained in the appropriate levels to their role.

· Support the Finance Director to deliver the financial data and timely completion of month end reporting.

· Oversight and control of the organisational job costing system, Synergist, including... training all team and KPI reporting.

· Using this data to work alongside the operational leads for the agency and HLS teams to ensure good use of both resources and people’s time.

· Undertake team reviews and 121’s.

Salary is between £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

Who We Are

ICE is one of the fastest growing behaviour change organisations in the UK. We bring courage, energy, and ambition to equip & enable more organisations & people to move our world forward. To grow our significance as a leading behaviour change practice. By energising organisations & people to find the clarity, courage, & commitment needed to realise their full purpose & potential.

Click here to see ICE in action

Our Mission

We are social activists driven to unlock your power, purpose and possibility, we are for people and planet.

We Make Better Happen.

We are a purpose-driven organisation; our ethos and beliefs are important to us. As a team we hold and practice three core character traits and set around those character traits are the behaviours that matter to us as a team for our work together.

Whole Heartedness

Bring passion and energy to our work, our colleagues and ourselves.
• Be ready to work hard and give 100%
• Be your true self – bring your energy, enthusiasm, and full commitment to everything you do. Be a powerful inspiration for others.
• Recognise celebrate and share successes and celebrate and share success.
• Show you care, support your teammates when they need it and listen to them without judgement.
• Treat people with respect.

Trust and intent to do the right thing.
• Do the right thing. Ask yourself “did I do my best today?”
• Take ownership - do what you say you are going to do. If you notice something is not right or could be done better, take responsibility to find a resolution – don’t think “that’s not my job.”
• Have courage to be honest with yourself and others about what you can and can’t do. Reach out for support if you need it.

Being Curious and Creative

Bringing our ideas to add value to what we do.
• Explore ideas that are creative, unusual, not limited or controlled by rules or assumptions to bring new ideas and solutions.
• Share ideas, challenge, experiment and be open minded.
• Be curious, ask yourself, “what is it I don’t understand about this?”
• Try something new, make bold decisions - be brave – step outside your comfort zone and don’t be afraid to make mistakes – mistakes are opportunities to learn.
• Share learnings and welcome learnings from others.

“We live by what we believe not by what we see.”

Are you right for the job?

· You will need to be an independent self-starter, flexible and driven by a desire to help people positively change their lifestyle behaviours.

· You will be used to working towards outcome targets.

· You will also need to have a good eye for detail and be accurate with data input and reporting.

· You will live in the local area of Wirral to be able to travel and work in the office premises.

· You will own a car and be able to drive to client sites and other offices if required.

Key elements of the day-to-day role:

· Running the day-to-day operations of the finance team, adhering to time specific tasks

· Supplier payment runs, ad hoc bank payments, customer remittances and bank reconciliations.

· Approval of company credit card transactions

· Debt collection and monthly statement runs.

· Client invoicing and client deposit analysis

· Data export from job costing system.

· Approval and coding of supplier invoices

· Raising of purchase orders

· Monthly payroll and pension payments

· Expense approval

· Preparation and submission of VAT returns

· Companies House filing

· Maintenance of fixed asset register

· Month end journals, incl accruals, prepayments

· Monthly payroll and pension uploads

· Monthly costs reviews, incl analysis of supplier accounts

· Review and control of contracted costs for renewal and best value

· New client approval process incl credit checks

· Weekly and monthly utilisation reports and other regular KPI reports as required from time to time.

· To develop the client facing teams in respect of the use of finance systems, including Synergist, SAGE and develop their understanding of the KPI reports.

· Assist with the running and auditing of ISO9001

· Team time logging and analytics for productivity

· Support the team leaders and project leaders with financial intelligence and costing approaches.

This will be hybrid role where you will come into the office 2/3 days per week to enable you to lead and work with the team effectively and you will be able to work from home.

What you will bring:

· Experience of managing a small highly performing finance team

· AAT qualified or qualified by experience.

· Sage accounting software experience.

· Processing payroll for team of 80+

· experience in job costing systems.

· 4 - 5 year's experience in a finance team

· Competent user of IT, Microsoft products, specifically excel.

· Attention to detail and an analytical mind.

· The importance of Data protection

· Strong and influential leader with experience of leading highly performing teams.

· Use of Synergist job costing system

· Knowledge of Stakeholder pensions

· Experience within a service industry/SME

· Capable on Budget setting and monitoring

· Understanding on ISO9001 auditing

· Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate at all levels.

· Ability to inspire and lead as part of a small team.

· Commercial acumen

· Organisation and prioritisation of own and team workflow

· Ability to train and help others.

· Own car and ability to travel to other offices.

Full training for all roles will be provided along with a programme of continued professional development.

Have we described you?

We can promise you an opportunity to grow, add value and progress your career in an exciting environment by bringing your strengths to our team and having fun along the way.

Don’t miss out; if you have been excited by this opportunity, then act now.

Only those shortlisted will be contacted
Birkenhead UK


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