Finance Manager

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager, offering a salary between £50,000 – £60,000 per annum based in Hertford. This is a permanent position with Blue Square.

This is the perfect role if you want the opportunity to:

• The opportunity to make an impact through the development and improvement of financial processes in the team
• The chance to lead and develop a great team

The Company

Blue Square (part of the Brand Partnership Group) was founded in 2009, with a core belief that the human touch and innovative technology could help brands engage with their customers, growing sales and increasing loyalty. Since then, we have developed the business to become an award-winning brand engagement agency, working with some of the most successful brands on the planet.

Operating across the UK to pioneer brand engagement by connecting people, technology, and data, whilst championing sustainable partnerships for an ever-evolving world.

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Finance team to deliver an outstanding service across the business and our clients. You will ensure the timely delivery of all reports from the department, and lead on all the transactional accounting across the function. Building effective relationships both in the field, and across HQ departments, you will ensure a high level of service at every touch point within your team. You will help define, develop and improve finance processes and procedures alongside ensuring the continued development of the function and the team members within it.

Key Responsibilities:

• Transactional accounting including accounts payable, payroll, expenses, banking, cashflow, accounts receivable/credit control (in conjunction with Finance Business Partner)
• Building and maintain excellent relationships with the client teams and internal teams at HQ
• Lead and develop a team of 5, to include carrying out monthly and quarterly reviews
• Ensure HMRC submissions including PSA, P11D, Corporation Tax payments and PAYE/NI payments are made on time
• Responsible for quarterly VAT returns
• Timely delivery of monthly management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and reporting

Skill, Experience & Attributes

• Part or fully qualified ACCA/CIMA or QBE
• Detail orientated, analytical and a solution-based thinker
• Advanced excel knowledge to include pivot tables and v-lookups
• Ability to support and develop 5 team members, preferably with previous people management experience
• Confident in communicating with Senior Stakeholders and Clients
• Willing to embrace, live and embed our ETHIC values; Excellence, Together, Heart, Integrity & Curious – instilling confidence, clarity, and collaboration

What’s in it for you?

• Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 pa
• Bonus: Accelerator Bonus
• Perkbox & Perkbox freebies
• Perkbox Medical & EAP
• Company Sick Pay
• Life Assurance: 4 x annual salary

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

We aim to ensure that all applicants are provided with the same opportunities during the recruitment processes, to that end, we strive to comply with the duties placed upon us to make reasonable adjustments as prescribed by the Equality Act 2010. We encourage people to reach out to our Recruitment team to discuss any reasonable adjustments or additional support by emailing talent@bluesquare.uk.com

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