Finance Manager - Dream Job/WFH/Flexible Working

Posted 05 January 2022
Salary£45k - 55k per year + pro-rata on hours worked
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHead Office & Business Support
Contact NameNatalie Collings

Job description

If you are an experienced, “hands on” Finance Manager/Controller who has worked within the property sector, who wants a role that offers flexible working hours/days and offers amazing benefits such a spa treatments, theatre trips and in-house yoga, then this could be the perfect job for you in 2022!

Located in London Bridge, this niche Property Firm have experienced 50% growth in t/o the last 4 years to circa £2million and hence are looking to bring on board a Finance Manager who can support them day to day and also be incremental with their future growth plans. They are ideally looking for someone who has worked for a similar sized business (ideally within Property) who is hand's on and as incredibly talented, hard-working, friendly, fabulous and dedicated as the team you would be joining! 

Duties and responsibilities include:

Day to Day Accounting

-        Bank reconciliation

-        Cashflow forecasting

-        Process all incoming bills, checking authorisation where needed and inputting to the Xero system

-        Coding bills to correct building, expense category etc

-        Ensuring on time payment

-        Petty Cash recording and reconciliation

-        Banking incoming cheques

-        Maintaining and reconciling Paypal & Stripe payment accounts

-        Producing monthly/quarterly/annual invoicing to tenants of rent, service charges etc, coding appropriately to add VAT where needed and for reporting purposes

-        Producing events invoicing as needed

-        Recharge of electricity, gas, buildings insurance

-        Credit Control

-        Checking and paying contractors weekly – including handymen, events staff, cleaners etc

Payroll & HR

-        Process monthly payroll and pensions contributions

-        Gathering hours worked from casual staff

-        Processing and recording holiday entitlement and use for all staff

-        Add new employees to payroll system, ensuring correct tax & NI, student loans and pension coding

-        Manage online pensions system, checking contributions, submitting to NEST and processing payment

-        Manage HMRC account, processing new tax codes for employees, processing monthly payments for PAYE, NICs, Student Loans

-        Producing monthly payroll report for directors

-        Processing all payments to employees

-        Sending out payslips and pensions correspondence

-        Producing Offer Letters and Employment Contracts for all new employees

-        Maintaining Personnel files including offers, contracts, passport copies etc

-        Answering all queries regarding Payroll, HR & employment law, researching where needed


-        Ensure all incoming and outgoing invoices are correctly VAT coded according to their relative buildings and transaction type

-        Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns to HMRC, calculating partial exemption VAT and processing payment


-        Prepare and send monthly finance overview report

-        Prepare and send quarterly management report including profit and loss and balance sheets

-        Prepare and maintain building reports showing profit and loss for each building in the portfolio

-        Events reporting as required

-        Produce and maintain annual Service Charge estimates, budgets and reporting for each building

-        Ad-hoc reporting as requested by directors

-        Working with external accountants to produce year end reporting and Corporation Tax Calculation for all companies


-        Purchase and set up of new PCs, laptops etc

-        Management of software licensing including Microsoft & Xero accounts

-        Setting up new users and setting/amending security protocols

-        Troubleshooting PC’s / laptops as required

-        Assisting users with remote working


-        Liaison with Southwark and Rother councils re business rates disputes, change of tenant notifications etc

-        Checking through leases & other legal documents

-        Preparing legal responses & statements

-        Submitting insurance claims


I cannot stress enough what an amazing opportunity this is so please get in touch/apply asap!

Due to their industry, applicants with Property Industry exxperience and service charge accounts will be prioritised for intial shortlisting.