Finance Manager - Stratford-upon-Avon

Active Nation
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Up to £33,000 per annum
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Full Time

Finance Manager - Stratford-upon-Avon

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Salary: Up to £33k

Active Nation are on the hunt for a new Finance Manager to join our Finance team working at our central support office in Hatton Rock, near Stratford upon Avon.

Are you an enthusiastic individual with a positive, can-do attitude?

Do you have experience of working on managing the finances of a business?

Can you work to deadlines with accuracy, consistency and support a variety of key business individuals?

Finance Manager Job Purpose: Producing financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses etc. Developing long-term business plans based on these reports. Reviewing, monitoring and managing budgets. Developing strategies that work to minimise financial risk.

Although you may be required to occasionally visit other venues in our group, mostly you’ll work in a small but attractively finished office (rustic conversion) in one of the most sought after areas in the country. We have our own exercise equipment and positively encourage physical activity in the workplace.

Active Nation is a very special charity with a very important role to fulfil. Our cause – led mission is to persuade the nation to be active and we intend to make a positive impact upon the health of communities’ right across the country. At our heart is a belief that we must excite our communities and ignite their enthusiasm for physical activity, sport and exercise. Everyone’s role is fundamental to our mission.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an excellent range of staff benefits, including:

  • Free use of all of our venue facilities
  • Free parking in an attractive work setting
  • Coaching and Mentoring opportunities.

What you will do:

  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations, within the company, such as payroll, invoicing and other transactions.
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvements
  • Seek out methods of minimising financial risk to the company.
  • Research and analyse financial reports
  • Production of monthly management and financial accounts to include analysis and commentary on all areas of the P&L, Balance sheet and Cashflow.
  • Control and reporting of Capex spend.
  • Production of Budget and Forecast files
  • Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are prepared, reviewed and issues dealt with promptly
  • Intracompany accounting monthly
  • Filing of National Statistics
  • Prepare monthly VAT returns
  • Ad hoc support to the Group Financial Controller and Finance Director as required.
  • To administer all functions of the Purchase Ledgers
  • To produce comprehensive year end files with full documentation for audit.
  • Provide financial information and advice to Senior Management Team.

Knowledge & Experience

  • AAT/CIMA/ACCA part qualified/ qualified by experience
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Excel and spreadsheet knowledge up to advanced level
  • Experience of working in a fast-moving environment
  • Line management experience
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Have the ability to communicate both verbal and written to a non-financial community.