Finance Manager

West London
30 May 2023
30 Jun 2023
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

Finance Manager

Reports to: Managing Director

Salary: £55,000-£65,000

Location: West London

Clarion is an IT & Telecoms Company, with a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge technology solutions and a growing and diverse client base for whom we advise on, implement and manage ICT infrastructure. We also have a Remanufacturing Division from where we procure, refurbish and resell ICT equipment. This bolsters our increasing focus on providing both smart and sustainable technology. We are a progressive and ambitious firm with a proven track record and a shared drive for success. We are looking for a highly competent, forward-thinking individual to take on the role of Finance Manager and grow this into a key position within the business as a whole.

Key areas of Responsibilities

  • Produce the company financial accounts
  • Produce financial management reports for Directors
  • Provide analysis to aid growth
  • Responsible for Purchase & Customer invoicing including batch imports into Sage 200
  • Processing bank payments and receipts, culminating in the bank reconciliation incl. some forex.
  • Maintaining fixed asset register and posting depreciation
  • Review customer credit control
  • Approve electronic bank payments to suppliers.
  • Managing 4 companies with linking accounts.
  • VAT returns to HMRC electronically
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Posting accruals and prepayments.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Payroll using Brightpay Payroll including calculating gross wages from timesheets, processing wage payments, posting payroll journal, submitting pensions
  • Identifying risks to the business and ensuring that rigorous financial controls are in place
  • Assist in producing the board report for presentation to the leadership team
  • Helping the Managing Director update business KPI’s
  • Develop strong relationship with the sales team to enable robust revenue forecasts
  • Identify improvement opportunities in areas such as cost reduction, controls, revenue enhancement, and finance/accounting policy
  • Building relationships and dealing directly with the external auditors
  • Manage and develop junior team member

Qualifications /Experience

  • ​Qualified Accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) ​
  • Proficient in Excel ​
  • High degree of IT literacy ​
  • Bright, capable individual with lots of initiative ​
  • Excellent attention to detail ​
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work ​
  • Ability to work unsupervised ​
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills ​
  • Have excellent planning, organisational and time management skills ​
  • Be resilient and able to work well under pressure, prioritise the workload and work both reactively and proactively ​
  • Have a hands-on approach and be a team player ​
  • To be passionate about the Company’s aims and ethos ​
  • Working/technical knowledge of Sage 200 & Xero ​
  • Comfortable with ODBC/SQL reporting ​
  • Experience working within an ecommerce business


  • ​25 Days holiday per year excluding Bank holidays ​
  • Gym membership (close by work) ​
  • Monthly lunch (end of month) ​
  • Hybrid Working

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