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Finance Manager (Welsh Speaking)

Reference: MP894539

Category: Accounts & Finance

Date: Friday 15 Dec, 2017

Salary: Circa £24,500 per annum, dependent upon experience

Location: Caernarfon

Type: Permanent Vacancy (Fulltime)

Are you a qualified Finance manager with experience of working for a charitable organisation? Based in Caernarfon, this is an opportunity to join a well-established and reputable company to ensure the financial resources are used efficiently and effectively to allow the business to carry out its various activities. The successful candidate will provide a key role in the preparation and monitoring of financial and performance data for use by managers, trustees and customers and stakeholders.            

Key responsibilities for the role of Finance Manager (Welsh Speaking):

  • To manage and coordinate the company’s financial operations and resources, and ensure that these resources are used efficiently and effectively
  • Lead and develop the company’s financial systems and ensure that they are fit for purpose and meet all statutory/regulatory requirements and accepted accounting conventions
  • Ensure that all staff comply with the company’s financial guidelines in line with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • Lead and develop performance and cost saving initiatives with Management team members
  • Lead and advise on all VAT matters
  • Lead on all banking work and be main point of contact with our bankers
  • Lead on the company’s payroll and oversee all processes
  • Manage all taxation issues which may arise
  • Be responsible for the company’s annual accounts and be the main point of contact for the company’s auditor and treasurer
  • Ensure that staff follow financial procedures
  • Undertake internal audits and self-monitor systems including payroll and petty cash
  • Play a key role in the development of a sustainable strategy for the organisation
  • Produce and manage the company’s budgets and ensure budget processes are being implemented
  • Analyse performance and outcomes and lead on initiatives that identify savings and improve systems
  • Manage the pension plan with appropriate agencies and coordinate the provision of information to the appropriate staff about pension schemes
  • To be responsible and accountable of all grants returns to commissioners
  • Inform and report to Companies House on annual accounts
  • Oversee all contracts and ensure value for money i.e. phone contract, insurance, photocopiers
  • Provide line management to staff within the finance team and those involved in finance activities
  • Monitor staff performance against targets and provide appropriate advice and support
  • Communicate the needs of the department to the Management Team
  • Conduct annual reviews of employees
  • To be part of the recruitment and selection of new staff members for the management team

Key qualifications, skills and experience required for the role of Finance Manager (Welsh Speaking):

  • Minimum AAT Level 4 or equivalent with 5 years + experience of managing a finance team
  • A recognised professional accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA/CIMA is desirable
  • Experience of using SAGE 50 Accounts
  • An understanding of PAYE system and employer insurance
  • Working knowledge of VAT rules and procedures
  • Experience of working at a senior level and of managing staff
  • Ability to present financial information to non-financial colleagues and board members
  • Strong skills in managing and analysing information on funding with the ability to design and implement solutions
  • Maintaining professionalism through researching and keeping up to date with legislations, acting on any relevant changes
  • Proven experience of operating a company payroll system
  • Experience of dealing with Payroll issues and Nominal Ledger reconciliations
  • Clear and confident communication skills with ability to hold a professional conversation
  • Personable and approachable with ability to build rapport quickly and easily

The ability to communicate fluently in both Welsh and English is ESSENTIAL for this role.

Hours: Full time hours, Monday to Friday (flexi-time available)

At Letterbox Recruiting, it is part of our process to meet with every candidate face to face for an internal registration interview.  We will go through your experience and CV in greater detail ensuring no stone is left unturned and, if requested by our clients, ask you to complete online computer assessments relevant to your application.  It is these additional services which ensure we find you the best match possible, and in turn offer the highest calibre of candidate for our clients across North Wales and Chester. We want your next permanent opportunity to last the next 10 years, not 10 weeks, and ultimately be the perfect fit for you.

In addition to this, you will benefit from the knowledge and experience of our recruitment consultant Miriam, whose background and focus is purely permanent recruitment and headhunting, to guide and assist you throughout the process from application to offer to placement.

Should this role be of interest to you, it is a quick and easy process. Click the Register To Apply Button below, or for existing users click the Login To Apply Button below.

For more information about this, or any of our other available jobs, permanent, temporary, fixed term or contract, please contact Letterbox Recruiting Ltd – Award- winning Office and Executive Recruitment Agency in north Wales covering:  Gwynedd (Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Llanberis, Penygroes, Criccieth, Porthmadog, Pwllheli) – Anglesey (Llangefni, Menai Bridge, Valley, Amwlch, Holyhead, Beaumaris) - Conwy (Llanfairfechan, Llanwrst, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Kinmel Bay, Abergele) – Denbighshire (Prestatyn, Rhyl, St. Asaph, Denbigh, Ruthin) – Flintshire (Holywell, Flint, Mold, Deeside, Ewloe, Connahs Quay, Hawarden) - Wrexham


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