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Finance Manager, Christchurch

Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-05-19
ID #2063302668
Finance Manager, Christchurch
New Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch,
Modified March 8, 2024


REED are recruiting a FINANCE MANAGER for a leading software company based near Christchurch. The requirements for the role is AAT Qualified (or AAT Level 3 Qualified) and experienced working in finance within a SME.
You will be an important member of the Operations finance team, working alongside the Head of Operational Excellence, Finance Assistant and Finance Administrator on all day to day activities, identifying opportunities for improvement. Your work will allow

the wider company to achieve goals and showcase expertise.
Assist with the smooth running of the Operations Finance Department, in line with the evolving calendar timeline of events for financial reporting within the business
Use the operational tracking spreadsheets to audit, approve and send sales invoices and audit and approve direct cost of sale on Xero, ensuring VAT and exchange rate entry is correct
Use knowledge of the chart of accounts and budget holders within the company to troubleshoot business expenses and purchase invoices, auditing their input onto Xero and allocating spend correctly, assisting the Head of Operational Excellence with the creation

of the monthly P&L reporting
Provide to the business a forecast of creditors and monthly payment runs, provide the Head of Operational Excellence and business stakeholders with a cashflow forecast
Competently and accurately run monthly payments to suppliers and monthly accruals for future liabilities
Continuously research banking and best currency purchasing options available and present back to management and business stakeholders, along with reporting on exchange variance and tracking future contract spend
Responsible for the accurate completion and troubleshooting of bank reconciliations, financial transaction auditing and VAT returns
Assist the Head of Operational Excellence with the preparation of the monthly management accounts
Responsible for the accurate completion of monthly payroll, administration of the pension scheme, the correct representation of employee benefits and confidently report to HMRC on earnings
Any ad hoc administrative tasks as required
What skills do you need?
Three to five years finance experience
AAT Level 4 qualification or AAT Level 3 studying to complete Level 4
Experienced with accounting software e.g. Xero
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Organised and able to meet deadlines
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication
Team mentality, a positive attitude and a sense of humour


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Finance manager

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