Finance Manager required for one of our established clients based in Liverpool, reporting into the Head of FP&A the role is to manage a team of 2 and oversee the accurate accounting and reconciliation of contract income and supply chain costs on behalf of the organisation.
Duties & Responsibilities;
* Oversee and contribute to periodic income and supply chain accounting supported by their team
* The calculation and posting of period end income accrual journals
* Verification and authorisation of income allocation and supply chain cost journals
* Balance sheet and P&L reconciliation for all income and supply chain cost accounts
* Maintenance of periodic income provisions for sampling failures and audit clawback
* Support the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis in defining, documenting and maintaining the company's income recognition policies
* Work with the Head of Financial Accounting to support the annual audit of revenue and supply chain costs
* To establish appropriate and robust cost tracking routines to isolate and report on claimable costs for programmes where it is required by the contract
* If required liaise with third party organisations to gather and audit cost information
* To ensure the accurate accounting of project costs, ensuring resulting revenue or cost recovery accruals are made in the P&L
* To prepare any related balance sheet reconciliations required to control this process
* To oversee the preparation of monthly or quarterly cost claims for each applicable contract, collating the evidence required by our customer to support each funding request
* Support the Management Accounts team through the provision of accurate and timely short term Income and Supply Chain Cost forecasts.
* Contribute to the effective delivery of Finance Business Partnering services for assigned contracts, supporting Operations leads with reviews of periodic P&L's, short and long range forecasting and any financial information required for commissioners
* Contribute, with other senior finance management, to the identification, development and completion of key ad hoc financial projects to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department
* To lead on continually embracing emerging technology to enhance the operation of the department and in particular the development of its financial reporting systems and processes
Qualifications and experience;
* The Finance Manager will be ACA,CIMA, ACCA Qualified or equivalent
* Strong Excel and systems knowledge
* Relevant experience in a senior finance or accounting related role
* Successful experience of managing people and teams
The Company / Benefits;
* Competitive company holidays + bank holidays
* Private pension plan, medical, life and healthcare insurance
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