Accounts Manager (Finance)

  • Location
    Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

You will be required to be hands-on in managing day to day requirements, preparing short term reports for the Senior Leadership Team and the Finance Consultant and reacting to events as necessary, along with developing the financial reporting on Sage and an in-house system.

Primary responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the finance function including financial records, cash control, payroll, VAT etc.

  • Oversight of the input and management of base data onto the Sage financial modules

  • Oversight and management of payroll data, processing and tax/pension payments.

  • Day to day management of cash resources, including reconciliations and short-term cash planning

  • Management of the data integrity of financial records, including liaison with auditors, statutory bodies etc

  • Provision of key reports and data to assist the monthly review by the Senior Leadership Team

  • Provision of trial balance records to the Financial Consultant to enable Board and Statutory reporting.

Other responsibilities

  • Maintenance and upkeep of records associated with the finance function such as holidays, sickness, office services etc

  • Liaison with budget holders to enable them to manage their areas of budget responsibility

  • Any other routine financial enquiries and support as required


  • Experience in a similar role

  • Experience of managing a small, committed team

  • Experience of managing a small finance operation

  • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations

  • Ideally qualified to AAT or similar

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