Finance Manager

Hampshire, Farnborough
£35000 - £41000 per annum + Good Benefits see below
14 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
JN -052021-2575581
James Quinn
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Our client based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to join the team.

Client Details

Our client based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to join the team.


As the Finance Manager based from Farnborough, Hampshire you will be responsible for:

Financial management and reporting

  • Preparation of business and departmental budgets, cash-flow reports and re-forecasts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including variance reports.
  • Control of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Calculation of accruals and prepayments for monthly and year-end accounts and
  • posting month end journals.

Lead the year-end accounting process.

  • Ensure the robustness of the financial systems and that income and expenditure is accurately recorded and working capital is effectively managed.
  • Provide the business with appropriate financial information, advice and assistance to support decision making processes.
  • Ensure the cash position is regularly reviewed and bank reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis.

Development and maintenance of efficient financial systems and controls

  • Develop and administer the financial systems.
  • Lead on system enhancements, for example, upgrades and new features.
  • Maintain and develop the nominal accounting structure (chart of accounts).
  • Design and maintain systems of internal control including the maintenance and production of financial regulations and procedures.
  • Provide advice and support for staff on financial processes and systems.


  • Oversee the monthly and year-end payroll (include pensions) in conjunction with the external payroll bureau. To reconcile pay costs to budget.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and calculate depreciation in line with accounting policy.
  • Manage the process of the collection of debt.
  • Refer debts for collection by the external debt collection agency.
  • Maintain the Deposits Database.

Leadership and management.

  • Leadership of the finance team.
  • Manage and develop the staff within the finance department, ensuring the team's performance, skills and experience meets the requirements of the College.
  • Undertake performance reviews of the team, agreeing personal objectives and
  • targets.
  • Investigate and promote ways of improving efficiency of the office


  • Part qualified accountant, ACCA or CIMA. Qualified by experience will also be considered
  • Management and financial accounting
  • Financial planning
  • Setting/adhering to financial controls
  • Strong IT skills, in particular, Excel and financial modelling and database skills.
  • To be meticulous in attention to detail.
  • To be well organised and have good time management skills. Ability to prioritise.
  • Able to work quickly and effectively in a busy office with a high volume of transactions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills.
  • Able to work with a high level of initiative

Job Offer

  • Salary £35,000 - £41,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Study Support
  • Free Parking
  • 37.5 hour working week

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