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Strengthscope • London, England

Finance Manager

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £50,000 – £55,000 per annum

Remote-first – office available

A little flex time

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Responsibilities & Duties:

The core function of a Finance Manager is simple: maintain efficient financial management and financial controls necessary to support all business activities.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all aspects of the Finance department, including line managing the Account Executive
  • Delivering commercial analysis and insight into the P&L to help inform decision-making of the Management Team
  • Developing monthly management information reports for the wider business
  • Providing hands-on assistance with day-to-day financial and accounting processes, including sales invoice processing, purchase ledgers, bank reconciliations, credit control, and more
  • Managing accounting records in Xero and preparing quarterly VAT returns and filing
  • Running all aspects of month, quarter, and end-of-year management accounts
  • Liaising with company accountants on the preparation of the company accounts and corporation tax reporting
  • Supporting with annual budget-setting processes
  • Offering input in future growth planning and creation and analysis of business plans for projects.

Skills & Attributes:

If you have a mix of the following skills and attributes, you might be just who we’re looking for:

  • Have strong technical accounting skills, ideally familiar and competent in Xero
  • Hold an ACCA, ACA, or CIMA qualification
  • Have experience and understanding of being hands-on in an SME environment
  • Can effectively balance involvement in day-to-day running of the Finance function with a strategic, future-focused approach
  • Learns quickly and understands how a business operates to spot opportunities for improvement
  • Works effectively with a diverse team at all levels and is not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Can comfortably translate financial information into simple and clear language for a variety of audiences
  • Has a strong sense of ownership and accountability for all tasks, no matter how big or small
  • Operates with a growth mindset, accepting that things aren’t always perfect and looking for solutions to help with continuous improvement across the business.

Benefits:

Here are some of the good things you’ll get when you join Strengthscope:

  • 30 days (+ bank holidays) of annual leave
  • Enhanced pension plan where Strengthscope meets your contribution up to 10%
  • Flexible working – we’re verified by Flexa! Check out our company page on https://flexa.careers/companies/strengthscope
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Home setup allowance
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave
  • Eye care vouchers (we pay for your test and contribute £49 towards glasses)
  • Internal and external coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • Monthly personal development time
  • StrengthscopeMASTER™ qualification
  • Strengths Heroes - where we celebrate the most awesome people every quarter!
  • Monthly team get-togethers and quarterly team days to reflect, plan, and celebrate
  • Pet-friendly offices in Kennington, with easy access to Vauxhall and Waterloo stations.

Click https://www.strengthscope.com/about/life-at-strengthscope to hear directly from our current team members!

Strengthscope is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Company benefits

30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing allowance – £500
Teambuilding days
Work from home allowance
Matched pension contribution
Birthday off
Dog friendly office
Enhanced maternity leave – 10 weeks' full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 6 weeks' full pay
Adoption leave – 10 weeks' full pay
Enhanced sick pay – 6 weeks' full pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Compassionate leave
£500 yearly financial support budget to spend on what matters to you
Internal and external coaching and mentoring opportunities
Monthly personal development time
Location
98%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
88%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
86%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
75%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
95%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
93%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Strengthscope

Company employees

27

Gender diversity (male:female)

40:60

Office locations

Kennington, London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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Flexa100 2024
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