Finance and Administration Manager (FMCG)

Finance and Administration Manager
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Finance and Administration Manager.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for a a finance professional with high level administration skills. It will be 30% pure technical accounts work with 70% high level administration requirements.

Responsibilities;
* Preparation of Quarterly management accounts
* Preparation of Year-end accounts and information for external auditors
* Preparation of monthly OP capital expenditure report
* Monitoring of Central Spend expenditure categories
* Preparation of annual budget
* Overseeing the preparation of Quarterly VAT returns
* Monthly monitoring and reporting on Sales Ledger balances
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
* Annual audit of OP funded assets held by members
* Reconciliation and management of EU OP Debtors
* Preparation of Quarterly submissions for government-funded projects
* Undertaking annual supplier detail survey
* Maintenance of accurate company membership records and reporting all changes to the governing body.
* Preparation and submission of Quarterly OP payment requests
* Preparation and submission of Year-end OP report
* Preparation and submission of requests for in-year amendments to OP
* Monitoring of Grower declaration of turnover and sales outside of PO
* Preparation and submission of PO Value of Marketed Production
* Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile
* Professional Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* Experience in a FMCG business is essential
* Well-developed personal and written communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
* Ability to delegate effectively
* Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk-aware approach
* Good time management, organisational and time management skills
* Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet deadlines
* Good IT Skills with the ability to work with large complex spreadsheets

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

Finance and Administration Manager

Finance and Administration Manager
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Finance and Administration Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ACCA/ACA/CIMA certified Finance professional to join a reputable and growing national leader in their chosen sector.

The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of the PO’s EU Operational Programme (OP) to include liaising with company members and the RPA to ensure that all tasks are completed and
achieved to scheme deadlines. Ensure all company accounting records are accurately managed and maintained, and be responsible for the effective day-to-day management of line staff.

The roles and responsibilities of the Finance and Administrations Manager will include;

* Preparation of Quarterly management accounts
* Preparation of Year-end accounts and information for external auditors
* Preparation of monthly OP capital expenditure report
* On-going monitoring of Central Spend expenditure categories
* Preparation of annual budget
* Overseeing the preparation of Quarterly VAT returns
* Monthly monitoring and reporting on Sales Ledger balances
* Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
* Undertaking an annual audit of OP funded assets held by members
* Reconciliation and management of EU OP Debtors
* Preparation of Quarterly submissions for government-funded projects
* Undertaking annual Grower cropping detail survey
* Maintenance of accurate company membership records and reporting all changes to the RPA
* Preparation and submission of Quarterly OP payment requests
* Preparation and submission of Year-end OP report
* Preparation and submission of Annual OP
* Preparation and submission of requests for in-year amendments to OP
* Monitoring of Grower declaration of turnover and sales outside of PO
* Preparation and submission of PO Value of Marketed Production
* Other ad hoc duties as required

Candidate Profile

* Professional Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* Strong appreciation of the business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to the challenges
* Ability to relate to all persons, whether internal or external in a professional and credible manner
* Well-developed personal and written communication skills
* Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills
* Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
* Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional and operational boundaries
* Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
* Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk-aware approach
* Good time management, organisational and time management skills
* Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet deadlines
* Good IT Skills with the ability to work with large complex spreadsheets

To be considered for this opportunity please submit your application for review.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…