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Office & Finance Manager


The Company

A successful and ever growing family established Essex based business, who are a reputable leader in their specialism

The Role

Reporting in to The Commercial Director, you will manage a small team within Finance and Administration and oversee the day-to-day running of the office including some HR tasks .

Key responsibilities will include;


  • Prepare and post monthly accruals, prepayments, wages journal and similar accounting entries using accounting system
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Leading the analysis of monthly and quarterly numbers and presenting findings to the board
  • Managing an end-to-end audit process of current systems while acting as the first point of contact for external auditors
  • Dealing with working capital management and production of cash flow forecasts.
  • Leading the team responsible for payroll, VAT and HMRC processes


  • Ensuring that communication between departments is ongoing and utilised to maintain an environment of continuous improvement
  • Managing the HR, payroll and administration functions
  • Support the company in production planning and making sure the business is adequately resourced
  • Identifying any skills gaps in the organisation and undertaking a recruitment programme to support this
  • Onboarding new subcontractors
  • Training of staff and managers to ensure that everyone is performing adequately in their role
  • Ensuring all records are kept up to date
  • Providing a leadership support function to teams and motivating staff to achieve production goals.
  • Managing budgets and costs effectively in respect of the planning process.
  • Acting as a liaison to senior management and board of directors to keep them up to date with shop floor matters.
  • Ensuring key performance indicators are in place and production targets are met.
  • Implementation of any new policies and procedures relating to the production process.

About You

Having worked in a similar position, you will possess the following:

  • Payroll and Accounts system experience
  • Advanced Excel – They use this programme a lot
  • Accounting knowledge – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Reconciling, Invoicing, Assisting with Profit & Loss
  • Assisting in preparation of the annual statutory accounts
  • Producing and managing budgets
  • CIS knowledge and experience is desirable
  • Solutions focussed and problem-solving approach
  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

This position has the opportunity to develop and progress further within the senior management team, and is a key role within the business.

This role will offer 1-2 days agile working (after the initial training)



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