Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 628_1638974607
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 08, 2021 14:43

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with a leading provider of rehabilitation services nationwide. The company has recently be acquired by a private equity firm and the Finance Director is looking for a strong number two to support their growth plans. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Finance Manager to gain fantastic experience in a high-growth business environment, with strong analytical and reporting requirements.

Purpose of the Finance Manager role:

Responsible for the day to day running of the Finance function; managing the team, the production of all management accounts and reporting, revenue and cash management, Finance partnering and support to the Operating Board / Business Unit heads, and for the financial control environment and processes.

Key accountabilities:

  • Management of financial operations and bookkeeping including transactional finance and production of the Management Accounts to TB level.
  • To produce/oversee the production of all supporting reconciliations, schedules and posting of associated journals (e.g. bank reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, accrued revenue, deferred revenue, depreciation etc.)
  • Responsible for overseeing maintenance of the purchase and general ledgers including account maintenance, month and year end processes, running trial balances and the posting of journals
  • Preparation and reconciliation of VAT returns
  • Responsibility for payroll allocations, P11d's & PSA's.
  • Implement administrative structure and maintain processes. Being the link between Finance and Operations
  • Manage team of 4 direct reports.
  • Provide support to the Finance Director as required.

Key attributes:

  • Bookkeeping and accounting experience including Management Accounts preparation.
  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Strong IT skills including advanced Excel.
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • High degree of flexibility and able to adapt quickly.
  • Proactive and driven.
  • Can do attitude and team player.


  • Salary of £50,000 - £55,000, subject to experience
  • Discretionary company bonus
  • 33 days' holiday, including public holidays
  • 6% employer pension contribution on successful completion of probation
  • 20 days' company sick pay in any 12 month rolling period
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee assistance programme

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