Due to an expanding workload, a vacancy has arisen for a Finance Manager to join our team in Essex.

The role is based in our Head Office in Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford.  Reporting to the Finance Director you will be responsible for driving the performance of the finance department.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a reputable and successful company with over 20 years trading experience who can offer stability, a competitive salary and other benefits.

Job Reference: ESS/RP/01/19/FM
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week
Temp or Perm: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Basic salary plus Benefits
Experience / Qualifications:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA / ACA / CIMA)
  • Previous experience in a similar senior role or from an accountancy practice background.
  • Day to day management of the finance team of 6, reporting to the Finance Director
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including forecasting and management packs for budget holders
  • Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Develop existing processes and controls
  • Implement KPI’s to analyse performance and monitor trends
  • Assist with periodic external audits
  • Cash flow and treasury management
  • Oversee outsourced payroll preparation
  • Identify and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intermediate / advanced Excel skills
  • Practical experience of using Sage Accounts
  • The ability to work within a team, great attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to achieve deadlines is essential

To apply for this vacancy please send a CV and covering letter detailing salary expectation using the reference above by email to  Closing date for applications is Friday 18th January 2019.

All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS certificate and satisfactory employment references.