Financial Services Manager

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NameShivana Jethwa

Job description

Our client, based in Buckinghamshire, is currently looking for Financial Services Manager to initially join on an interim basis to start immediately.


The position is full-time including 37 hours per week, requiring the post-holder to be on site one day per week and will be paying a generous day rate.


The ideal candidate will be fully qualified, ideally with experience within the public/third sectors, however this requirement can be flexible.


Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Holding responsibility for the day-to-day management and control of financial services team of six

  • Ensuring that the Group’s cash flow management, creditor payments, rent accounting, cash collection, general ledger, and financial systems are accurate, up to date and effectively managed

  • Leading on the development and maintenance of effective financial controls, processes and systems to ensure that these are in line with statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Working closely with the Financial Reporting Manager on the preparation of annual statutory accounts and returns to the regulator, funders and other statutory bodies

  • Ensuring that the trial balance and balance sheet reconciliations are accurate and up to date

  • Collaborating with the Treasury Team to overseeing the preparation of daily and medium-term cash flows, to ensure that the Group has sufficient funds to meet obligations

  • Ensuring that payroll arrangements have adequate controls and operate effectively, including review of the monthly payroll reconciliations

  • Overseeing the annual rent and service charge increase proposal and ensuring they are submitted to the executive management team and the board for approval

  • Ensuring accurate and up to date Fixed Asset registers and Assets and Liabilities Registers are maintained and are accurately reflected in the Financial Statements

  • Developing and maintaining robust supplier payment procedures and controls and ensure they are adhered to and all suppliers paid promptly


Experience required:

  • Fully qualified Accountant or equivalent

  • Background working in Social Housing or Property

  • Experience in consolidating statutory accounts

  • Line management – including training and development


Rewards and Benefits:

  • Attractive work setting

  • Flexible working

  • Excellent defined contributions pension with a high level of employer contributions

  • Opportunities to develop your career through training, including gaining professional qualifications, career coaching, mentoring etc.


Working hours

  • 37.5 hours per week (flexible working)

  • Monday - Friday

  • Hybrid working: 1 day on site per week (including every Wednesday, however you may be required on site more in the starting weeks)


Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.


James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.


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