Finance Manager

  • Permanent
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 29th June 2020
  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + 12 month contract
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH6361
  • Industry:
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Start Date:
  • Skills:

Finance Accountant required for a 12 month fixed term contract paying £45,000 per annum for a leading Engineering and Manufacturing business with over 350 employees.
The Financial Accountant is responsible for the integrity of financial control within the business and compliance with applicable policies and procedures. This is achieved through reviewing financial transactions and reconciling key financial information to identify, challenge and address financial risk.

This role is responsible for a number of the key financial processes (e.g. sales ledger, purchase ledger, Treasury, tax, etc.) and acts as a business partner to support the effective financial delivery of projects.
The Financial Accountant reports into and works closely with the Financial Controller to identify process improvements that can be made to facilitate and support the needs of the business without compromising financial control.

The key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

Sales Ledger Activities

  • Supporting the credit controller and the cash collection activities of the business through contacting customers and other departments to ensure timely collection of cash.
  • Manage staged payment invoicing to ensure timely raising and collection of debt and providing support to the other department.
  • Work with the team to ensure that all SAP customer accounts are reconciled, cash allocated and all issues addressed on a timely basis.
  • Challenge all requests for customer credit notes and process all requests approved in line with business authorization levels.
  • Provide weekly update on the Out of Terms debt and the key actions taken to recover the debt.

Purchase Ledger Control

  • Supporting the purchase ledger clerk and reviewing of purchase ledger accounts to identify and resolve issues, for example payments on account, unrecovered credits, old payable balances.

Bank Guarantees

  • Supporting the finance team to ensure that all bank guarantee requests made to Finance have been appropriately completed and approved.
  • Responsible for expediting the bank guarantee into Trillium Flow Technologies accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Supporting and maintaining an accurate control record of all outstanding BGs that is periodically reviewed for accuracy.


  • Responsible for ensuring that hedging reports are completed correctly and reported to Group Treasury on a timely basis.
  • Preparing weekly cash flow statements and controlling expenditure and setting allowances for the week’s cash outflow.

Tax Compliance

  • Supporting completion and submission of quarterly/monthly VAT/GST returns.

Management of External Stakeholders

  • Supporting the finance team in the provision of information and planning of on-site visits (for the external auditors / tax advisors / bank)

Period End Close Down

  • Revaluation of debtors and creditors to the prevailing exchange rates at the period end.
  • Calculation and posting of period end transactions, for example Agents Commission Accrual.
  • Agreement of intercompany balances and submission into Cognos.

Budgeting / Forecasting

  • Support the calculation of budget and quarterly forecasting activities, e.g. working capital, capex, etc.
  • Validation checks to ensure that the submission of data to Group is accurate and consistent with underlying workings.

For further details please contact E3 Recruitment

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