Finance Manager

  • Location
    Taunton, Somerset
  • Category
    Accountancy - Finance Manager
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • OrganizationType
    Office

JOB TITLE: Finance Manager


LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset


SALARY: Competitive


HOURS: 37.5 hours Monday - Friday


The Company: Innovative, down to earth, supportive and progressive insurance company who really value their employees. This established and stable company have enjoyed year on year growth and have a fantastic working environment.


Benefits: 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays, Pension Schemes, Employee of the Month with financial bonus, additional day off for your birthday, discounted gym membership, free fruit in the office, Charity Days, Childcare Vouchers, Bike to Work Scheme, Annual Staff Awards, social activities and fish and chip days!


The Role: Reporting to the Finance Director, you will manage a team which has overall responsibility for Credit Control, Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger. You will be accountable for the output and performance and this will be achieved through the provision of support and development to the Finance Department team members.


Working closely with the Financial Controller you will manage the existing team whilst driving change across the department, with a focus on improving processes and controls and driving efficiencies.


Key Duties:



  • Managing the purchase ledger and sales ledger teams (total of 8 persons).

  • Maintenance of a full set of procedure notes and task checklists, keeping these updated and implementing improvements.

  • Meeting Service Level agreements

  • Reporting to the business

  • Working with the Financial Controller to implement changes

  • Ad hoc projects as requested by Financial Controller

  • Working closely with finance business partners, operational managers and other key internal stakeholders.


Skills / Knowledge and Experience:



  • Experience in managing a team.

  • Experience of working in a finance function.

  • Able to demonstrate where you have improved processes and driven change.

  • Excellent people management and development skills.

  • Strong MS Excel skills.

  • Ideally AAT (or equivalent) qualified.


Next steps...


If this position has caught your attention and you would like to apply, then please do so online or email your CV to taunton@office-angels.com. If you'd prefer to speak on the phone before applying, then we really do welcome you to call for a chat on 01823 285440.


We look forward to hearing from you.


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