Finance Manager

Empowering Learning
50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
30 Apr 2019
29 May 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time

Detailed Role Description:

Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer, the Finance Manager is responsible for the provision of full financial and management accounting services for Team Teach Ltd and ensuring all financial activities operate effectively and efficiently and compliant with company policy and statute.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of all financial services including development, maintenance and operation of all financial ledgers for the business including general ledger, debtor, creditor and fixed asset ledgers accompanied by appropriate controls and reconciliations
  • Maintenance of financial forecasts (P&L and cashflow), updated monthly by liaison with CEO, sales manager and other management directors as appropriate
  • Maintenance of weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Maintain financial control and ensure all accounting complies with appropriate statutes in consultation with external auditors and other advisors
  • Coordinate and control the reporting of gross profit and cost of sales
  • Oversee Statutory Financial Reporting including:
    • Develop and distribute monthly management reports to budget holders
    • Customer account performance, profitability and statutory financial reports
    • Prepare and submit VAT and Corporation Tax Returns
    • Prepare other financial reports for regulatory / statutory purposes as required
  • Business partnering to the Team Teach team as the financial representative in weekly meetings
  • Provide business support to Team Teach commercial staff including participation on commercial project teams, assisting with the interpretation of financial information, performing ad hoc analyses of expenditures and profitability
  • Preparing monthly board pack for presentation at board meeting
  • Oversee and provide active involvement in the credit control process and reporting
  • Liaise closely with Australian operation and providing advice and guidance to the Australian external finance team
  • Answer the phone to deal with finance queries
  • Undertake ad hoc duties as part of the small office team


  • Graduate with a professional accounting qualification
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively across both Finance and commercial functions
  • Experience of the education sector and/or education training business or operation is essential
  • Advanced computer skills, including Excel modelling, Xero and Arlo experience
  • Australian accounting knowledge and experience
  • Willingness to work irregular hours to meet deadlines and connect with personnel in Australia
  • Self–motivated, self–starter, reliable
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent accuracy skills
  • Strong people skills to be an effective member of the small business team
  • Understanding of the education sector, education recruitment and training

The company:

Team Teach Ltd is a market leading SME that specialises in training professionals, predominantly in the education sector in de–escalation and positive handling techniques. The business following investment of resources is professionalising rapidly and this role offers an opportunity to grow with the business and to take full ownership of the finance function. The company is part of Duster Topco Group whose other businesses specialise in education recruitment throughout the UK.

Team Teach Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Start date of advert: 30 April 2019

End date of advert: 29 May 2019

Please note, we are unable to accept job applications for this position after 29 May 2019.

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