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Finance Manager (Maternity Cover)

London (West End) SALARY: £35,000 - £38,000 PER: Annum TERM: Contract

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading British structural engineering company which has completed a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects.  Based in central London, you will be part of a small, friendly and hard-working team.

The company follows a hybrid model, with flexibility to work from home 2 days a week once training is completed.  The company will also consider PART-TIME candidates who can commit to work for 4 days every week.

Reporting to two Directors, the role includes a combination of Finance and Administrative duties, however, the majority will be Finance.


-          Managing Sales Ledger

  • Monthly sales invoicing
  • Project fee info logging
  • Liquid Threshold – purchase payment processing
  • Timesheet processing & reporting (inc. R&D timesheets)
  • Debtor reviews

-          Managing Purchase Ledger

  • Invoice processing
  • Expense processing
  • Credit card statement processing
  • Reviewing Purchase Orders & outstanding orders
  • Petty cash month end reconciliations
  • service charge logs and rent receipt processing for a property owned by the company

-          Managing General Ledger

  • Bank Rec (GBP, Reserve Acc, USD, EUR, & PayPal)
  • Month end closing – Sales and Purchase Ledgers
  • Monthly reporting
  • Control accounts & management accounts
  • Prepayment Schedules of ongoing contracts
  • VAT submissions
  • Assist with R&D submission
  • Sage updates, maintenance and journals
  • Director Loan and Reserve Account Records and Reporting
  • Keeping notes of developments for year end processing

ADMINISTRATION: (will work closely with the Office Administrator)

  • Staff Contracts
  • Personnel Record Management
  • Payroll (inc. AE Pensions) - liaising monthly with external accountants
  • UKBA Applications
  • Assist with HR matters
  • Assist with induction of new employees
  • Maintaining holiday and sickness records


  • Solid bookkeeping experience
  • Previous experience in a similar industry is desirable (ie understanding project billing)
  • Prior experience using SAGE would be highly desirable
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • 35k-38k per annum depending on experience (will be prorated for 6 months)
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POSTED: 27 Jun 2022 JOB ID: BB/AON/26378

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