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Finance Manager

Job Description


Finance Manager
VANRATH is delighted to be assisting a well-known Belfast based company, which works with some of the biggest brands across the globe. My clients' success is built upon intelligent thinking to provoke creative solutions that allow for powerful ideas to develop, in order to get results. We are pleased to be recruiting for a Finance Manager to join this extremely successful business. The successful candidate will report directly to the Financial Controller.

The Client
My client has been in the industry for more than 20 years and has built up an extremely high-profile portfolio. Through my clients' hard work, over the past 5 years they have won more than 100 national and international accolades and are continually smashing the status quo. My client has offices across the globe and continues to be the best in the business.
The Benefits
My client has a generous renumeration package on offer to attract the best talent in a very competitive market…

  • Competitive salary
  • 31 days holiday
  • Hybrid working
  • Travel opportunities



The Role
This successful candidate will assist in all aspects of financial management and report directly to the financial controller. The main requirement for this role is to ensure the financial position of the company is tracked accurately and financial reports are delivered accurately to senior management. Moreover, the Finance Manger will manage a team of two employees. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Weekly consolidation of Revenue for UK & US

  • Assisting with bi-weekly cash forecasts

  • Reviewing/approving bank payments

  • Month end preparation for USA division:
    • Management of fixed asset register
    • Accruals
    • Prepayments
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Reconciliation of Accrued Income schedule
    • Reconciliation of Deferred Income schedule
    • Reconciliation of intercompany balances and agreeing balances with other MSQ companies
    • Releasing third party projects costs
    • P&L and Balance sheet reporting for review by FC

  • Month end preparation for UK division:
    • Reconciliation of Accrued Income schedule for UK specific clients
    • Reconciliation of Deferred Income schedule for UK specific clients

  • Year End
    • Assisting with preparation of year-end audit files for both UK & USA.
    • Assisting with Revenue Recognition calculations for all open projects in line with 'IFRS 15 Revenue Recognition'

  • Assist Financial Controller in monthly financial reporting when required and work alongside other Finance Manager to ensure the smooth running of the finance department

  • Collating information for outsourced monthly Payroll

  • Quarterly VAT return preparing and reconciliation

  • Assisting with Pension Scheme Administration,

  • Identification and implementation of process improvement

  • Managing a team of two staff



The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant or qualified by experience and having worked in a similar role for at least 2 years. It is vital the successful individual has working knowledge of payroll and HMRC legislation, as well as a working knowledge of VAT. The successful individual will have the following:

  • ATI/ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • At least 2years experience in similar role
  • Working knowledge / recent experience of payroll and related HMRC legislation
  • Working knowledge / recent experience of VAT and related HMRC legislation
  • Strong Excel skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Process improvement mindset
  • Focused and methodical approach to managing work
  • Strong time management skills & ability to prioritise
  • Analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work alone & good team player



A fantastic role, which offers variety and scope for career progression. Tis role will be suited to a part-qualified or qualified candidate who is looking to take the next step in their career. To discuss this vacancy further, or any other Accounting and Finance roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland please contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest of confidence or apply via the link.