Head of Finance & Accounts
Stanton Drew BS39 near Chew Magna
Full time, Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Office working hours is fulltime, Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm however working remotely part office/part home can be organised (Hybrid working hours) and could be available for the right candidate.
Salary dependant on experience between £30k to £40K
About the Company
Our client who are a family owned FMCG dried food packaging business. Primarily focusing on single serve ingredients. They are fully committed to reducing food and packaging waste. They have a unique product offering and work in the fastest growing sector of the food industry.
About the role
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Finance to join our clients team on a permanent basis.
Managing a finance team, you will be responsible for leading the Finance Team which is 1 x Accounts Payable Clerk and 1 x Accounts Apprentice to deliver a strong financial management culture throughout the establishment, maintain effective financial controls and to provide insightful financial analysis and management reporting.
Main Duties
• Manage cash flow and control bank balances
• Accounts receivable manager
• Payroll Administrator
• Preparation of management accounts
• Assist Finance Director with financial accounts
• Manage the Finance Department
Key Responsibilities
• Prepare turnover and sales reports for management and directors as required
• Work closely with accounts payable to form cashflow forecast and payment runs
• Approval of payments through bank account
• Complete monthly reconciliations for factoring company
• Invoice customers and liaise with sales team on pricing and payment terms for new projects
• Chase bad debts and reporting back to sales team on payment history of customers
• Liaise with operations to build a forecast of upcoming sales orders
• Reconcile incoming payments from customers and factoring company
• Prepare annual revenue budgets
• Liaise with all departments to collate timesheets and preparing submission to external payroll company
• Submit hours to external payroll company and be first point of contact for queries and adjustments
• Potential to bring payroll in-house in future
• Assist with preparation of management
• Inventory valuation report on a 4-weekly basis
Key skills and factors required:
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good knowledge of Excel
• Works well independently and as part of a team
• Experience using accounting software, preferably Xero
• Experience of invoice factoring
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting or finance role
• Minimum Level 3 AAT (or equivalent)
• Food Manufacturing experience desirable
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to tanya@riversiderecruit.co.uk
For further information please feel free to call Tanya on 07541 137482

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