Assistant Finance Manager

Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
GBP 19.23 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
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up to £40,000
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- United Kingdom -- England -- West Midlands -- West Midlands -- Wolverhampton
Job Type
12 February 2021

Assistant Finance Manager
Location: Primarily based in Wolverhampton but may have some requirements to travel to other locations as and when required.
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
About the Company
We run a number of businesses operating across a wide range of industries including Law firms, Property and Direct Marketing.
Lloyd James Media group is a national group of businesses who provides B2C direct marketing solutions and has one of the most accurate multi-sourced databases of UK consumers. Lloyd James Media Group and the national group of businesses specialise in Law and have recently formed an alternative business structure and launched the national consumer brand The Law Mind and My Law Matters.
The Law Mind are legal specialists in financial litigation and other consumer led claims, with over 20 years experience within generating leads across multiple marketing channels and since 2016 has produced over 5 million PPI leads for both inhouse claims management and external partners.
My Law Matters are legal specialists within Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Family Law, we have offices based in Solihull, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Waltham Cross that have dedicated employees to work around the client's needs.
Victor Assets & Estates/VNT Salop are our property management companies, who operating nationally for asset sales and leasing's of a number of properties within our portfolio.
Our business is successful for its innovative and autonomous structure, we pride ourselves on being a mutual shareholding business with a number of larger businesses and support services such as IT, HR and Finance. Due our success we are currently on the cusp of an exciting new adventure focusing on people, process and operations.
About the Assistant Finance Manager Role:
We are looking for the right individual who can play a critical role in providing financial guidance and support to our business with the motivation and hunger to make a real difference to the business's success.
If you are looking for a role with growth and opportunity, we can offer you a career with no limits and you can hit the ground running and shine!
We recognise our support services are the backbone to our businesses and the individuals within the team are the drivers behind the success. We are looking for someone who can work closely with the finance team, manager, directors, and stakeholders to deliver high quality financial services and grow the financial department with a hands-on approach.
Assistant Finance Manager Responsibilities:
  • Lead, manage and motivate your team by pushing them to their limits, set clear goals and being encouraging
  • Create, develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within the business
  • Monitoring the day-to-day financial operations with the company
  • Management of Finance teamwork flow through implementing company policies, staff appraisals, performance management, training programmes and development
  • Represent the business positively and effectively in dealings with external parties
  • Assist in the development of plans, policies, and procedures for all areas within scope of the post and ensure compliance across the business
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Cash flow management, including reconciliations of bank accounts as well as sales analysis month end reports and presentations
  • Assist on the key control account reconciliations and finance processes are effectively carried out monthly
  • Meeting all relevant statutory requirements including VAT and Inland Revenue returns
  • To be aware of all current and developing regulatory requirements which could impact the operations of the financial and commercial aspects and take the necessary actions to ensure adherence
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of an effective budget production, monitor, and manage the system that facilitates and underpins operational and strategic planning
  • Assist in preparing accounts, developing financial models, and planning for future strategy
  • Assist in managing group payroll
  • Any other duties for the requested by the company it considers appropriate to your abilities, including duties which would not normally be associated with your job title
Assistant Finance Manager Requirements:
  • Must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • At least 5 years' experience in finance role
  • At least 3 years' experience of managing and developing a financial team
  • Have the knowledge to work with Sage 50 Accounts
  • Preferably law firm accounting experience
  • Have the knowledge of Finance Policies and Procedures
  • Able to work under your own initiative when dealing with client and supplier issues
  • Be an excellent communicator capable of dealing with a variety of clients and non-finance people
  • Knowledge of organisational effectiveness and how to implement it
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles with the innovative to implement them
  • Inspirational and dynamic individual who can encourage drive and develop a team's output
  • The ability to positively influence others
  • Professional and self-motivated
  • Good analytical skills
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills
  • Strong project management
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigating nature
  • The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Able to take instruction, process, act and improve
Assistant Finance Manager Benefits:
As a business we pride ourselves on our core values of being open, honest, and hardworking. This is a huge potential to develop and grow within a fun and exciting environment, where your perspective matters, your development is at the forefront where endless opportunities are offered to support your personal growth and expansion of the business by having a voice and being part of making critical business decisions, you will no longer be viewed as a cog in a wheel!
  • As an Assistant Finance Manager, you will enjoy a secure, supportive, and progressive working environment
  • Comprehensive (Inhouse) training as we as development and career progression opportunities
  • 30 days holiday
  • Various lifestyle benefits
If you think that you are suitable for this Assistant Finance Manager role, please apply now!

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