Finance Manager

We are currently looking for a fully qualified Finance Manager with excellent organisational skills, advanced excel knowledge and strong leadership skills to lead the Finance operations within our main office.

The Finance Manager will be responsible for leading the end-to-end finance operations at Pure Sports Medicine. They will lead the preparation of monthly management accounts, oversee the day-to-day operations of the finance function, identify and implement opportunities to streamline processes and improve controls, in addition to ad-hoc projects and requests as they arise.

This is an exciting opportunity and the successful candidate will be a high performing individual with excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and a track record of successfully working to tight deadlines.

Full-time post: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with the option to work from home 1 day a week. Normal hours are 09.00 — 18.00 with 1 hour for lunch. Some unsociable and extended hours may be required.

Business Function: Finance

Reports to: CFO

Responsible for: Finance Team


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Experience and attributes #

The Finance Manager will have:

  • Experience in a similar role with 4 – 5 years minimum experience in preparing management accounts
  • An accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with strong technical and accounting knowledge
  • A proven ability to multi-task in a busy office environment, demonstrating high levels of concentration to complete key tasks quickly and to tight deadlines, whilst coping with frequent interruptions
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of effectively managing a team, with the ability to self-motivate, organise and prioritise their own workload, as well as that of a team
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build relationships with staff of all levels across the business
  • Strong IT skills with an advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience running annual audits
  • A commitment to personal and professional development
  • A high standard of written and spoken English

Main duties and responsibilities #

1. Financial Management

Weekly and monthly financial management and reporting

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts to include:
    • Revenue reporting
    • Wage costs including the calculation of revenue based variable salaries
    • Gross profit analysis
    • Accruals
    • Prepayments
    • VAT writeback
    • Quarterly stock movements for all clinics
    • Depreciation and amortisation
    • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve the efficiency of month end processes and other recurring tasks
  • Manage payroll, including PAYE, variable salaries, CPD and other payments
  • Manage the billings and invoices of staff who operate as independent contractors
  • Manage cash flow forecasting and oversee bank reconciliations
  • Ensure working capital is effectively managed including monitoring of private patient debt, insurer debt and accounts payable
  • Analyse variances against budget and prepare commentary for the CFO
  • Manage and implement cost control measures
  • Prepare and review detailed budgets for approval by the CFO
  • Carry out quarterly budget reviews with budget holders
  • Produce and submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Provide ad hoc management information when required
  • Produce and submit annual HMRC returns
  • Complete annual forms / reports required by Companies House
  • Ensure archiving and record keeping is maintained effectively
  • Liaise with Lease Finance Companies and carry out lease accounting and administration
  • Liase with company bank for various financial matters including credit/​debit cards
  • Liase with Insurance Broker re insurance claims and other financial related matters

Maintaining strong financial governance and compliance

  • Provide financial leadership in all areas of the business
  • Plan, organise and manage workload to ensure the contribution to the monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure secure and accurate book-keeping, payroll, accounts payable and credit control systems are in place and working effectively
  • Be accountable for financial risk and bringing it to the attention of the CFO in a timely manner
  • Ensure that appropriate financial regulations and controls are in place and in use at all times

2. Leadership and staff management

Strong leadership skills and motivational qualities

  • Line-manage members of the finance team, holding them to account for their performance
  • Conduct monthly and annual performance reviews with members of staff, in line with the company’s performance management framework
  • Ensure that the finance department is adequately managed, staffed and resourced

Additional duties maybe be required and will be agreed with you.

The duties listed may change in line with developments within the organisation and are subject to review.

PSM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment with a cultural and social mix of individuals who are welcomed and treated equally regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, or age.

How to apply
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Send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to HR Manager, Penny Davis at penny.​[email protected]​puresportsmed.​com, with the subject line Job Application: Finance Manager’.