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Finance Operations Manager

Job Title: Finance Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Theale, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SB/PERM/FOM_1664887576
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Role: Finance Operations Manager

Type: Permanent

Location: Theale/Hybrid

We have a great opportunity for Finance Operations Manager to join one of the leading telecom brands and manage the Treasury, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions and also take ownership of company's VAT-related activities.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Accountability for the management of the business funding processes, Maintain cash flow forecasting, Secure required approvals for funding requests.
  • Accountable for the business cash accounting and reporting.
  • Ensure all payments are approved in line with relevant approval matrix and business governance
  • Ensure sufficient funding is available for payments and that they are in line with forecast / budget.
  • Ensure requests from Solicitors for additional float monies are approved and processed on a timely basis, use of the floats is reconciled and appropriately accounted for.
  • Ownership of Bank access / controls.
  • Prepare monthly funding applications to the lenders for approval by the CFO/Financial Controller, supported by cash flow forecast of requirements
  • Negotiate with key suppliers / customers where required to optimise cash flow and achieve cash flow targets.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting for any hedging transactions, including month end fair value accounting
  • Ensure cash flow forecasts are aligned with P&L and balance sheet forecasts.
  • Accountable for the timely and accurate VAT submissions to HMRC.
  • Provide accurate and timely purchase ledger reporting, including information for Payments Practices, with commentary on key items
  • Accurate and timely recs for: VAT, bank, restricted cash, legal floats.

Skills Required:

  • Fully Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA. Good understanding of financial processes and systems
  • Telecoms Industry background is a nice to have
  • Having a Treasury Management Qualification would be beneficial
  • Experience of cash management and cash flow forecasting in a medium to large commercial environment.
  • Experience of managing complex stakeholder relationships and interfacing with all areas of the business including exposure to senior leaders.
  • Good working knowledge of AP, AR and VAT.
  • Process / controls mapping experience beneficial.
  • Should have experience working UK Finance
  • Strong Treasury and Vat skills

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