Finance Manager in London at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our internal regional Finance team with progression to Financial Controller within the next couple of years.

This role will be based in our Holborn office, looking after accounts for multiple companies finances with a total turnover of £15 - 20million.

As the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Finance Manager role is offering a direct career progression, competitive salary and benefits package.

The Finance Manager duties will be:

  • Preparation and delivery of accurate and timely management accounts along with business commentary on a monthly basis to a high standard
  • The preparation of accurate P&L, Balance Sheet, KPI and variance analysis
  • Responsible for the preparation and review of the budgets and forecasts
  • Manage full month end process
  • Produce business cash flow
  • Management of finance team of 4 - 5 staff
  • Inter-company transfers
  • Look to review and develop internal finance controls and systems
  • Working closely with the Financial Controller to continue to develop processes
  • Liaising with Partners around financial issues within the business


  • Previous experience of managing a small finance team
  • Strong knowledge of management accounts
  • Experience of budgeting and cash flow
  • Experience of managing multiple company accounts would be advantageous
  • Excellent working knowledge on Sage, Xero and Excel

The Finance Manager will have the below skills:

  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills
  • Strong communication
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Resilient
  • Honest
  • Flexibility
  • Commercial awareness

If you are keen to secure an internal Finance Manager role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.