Title Finance/Operations Manager
Categories ACA, ACCA, Accountancy, ACMA, BA. (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Business, CA, Chartered, CIMA, FCA, FCCA, M.Sc Accounting and Finance
Salary 40/60K
Location Cornwall Devon
Job Information

Finance/Operations Manager
ACA CIMA
Graduate Business, MBA
Cornwall Devon
40/60K
Bank, Financial Services, Agency experience sought
Executive Search starts June 2015.

What work experience we are seeking to find:

Management:
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
Manage outsourced functions.
Oversee the operations of the treasury/finance department, including the design of an organisational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.
Strategy Operations:
Monitoring business performance.
Monitoring cash flow.
Overseeing the budgets and that everyone is sticking to them.
Working with departments and teams.
Supervising your own 4 person accounts team.
Preparing accounts.
Developing financial models.
Planning for the future.
Competitor analysis.
Strategic planning.

Budgeting:
Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances.
Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction.

Financial Analysis:
Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company.
Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management.
Engage in bench-marking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement.
Interpret the company’s financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput.
Participate in target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined price goals.
Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing
Compile key business metrics and report on them to management.
Manage the capital budgeting process, based on constraint analysis and discounted cash flow analysis.
Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management.

Operational Responsibilities:
Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organisations mission. Specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organisational planning.
Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, IT and Finance), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls.
Management of agency budget in coordination with the SEO.
Development of individual program budgets.
Invoicing to funding sources, including calculation of completed units of service.
Payroll management, including tabulation of accrued employee benefits.
Disbursement of checks for agency expenses.
Organisation of fiscal documents.
Regular meetings with Executive Director around fiscal planning.
Supervise and coach office manager on a weekly basis.

Financial Management:
Direct annual budgeting and planning process for the organization’s annual budget with CEO.
Develop and manage annual budget.
Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals. Oversee short and long-term financial and managerial reporting.
Managing day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable using QuickBooks, producing reports as requested.
Reconciling monthly activity, generating year-end reports, and fulfilling tax related requirements.
Assisting SEO and Board in creating annual organisational budget and monitoring cash flow.
Managing grantor contracts and reimbursement requests.
Maintaining Intersection’s archival and administrative files.
Administering payroll and employee benefits and organisational insurance.
Ensure that Accounting Department requests are resolved and communicated in a timely manner to internal and external parties.
Develop long-range forecasts and maintain long-range financial plans.
Develop, maintain and monitor all fundraising and accounting systems and procedures capturing all pledges, billings and receipts and for the recording of all revenue transactions, recommend and implement improvements to systems.
Prepare annual audit and be a liaison with all outside vendor.

Effectiveness:
Manage Functions.
Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function (HR, IT, Finance) as well as coordination and communication between functions.
Drive initiatives in the management team and organisationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.
Providing consulting services on matters related to fundraising, tax and insurance questions, and business structure and growth.

Leadership:
Contribute to short and long-term organisational planning and strategy as a member of the management team.

Risk Management:
Serve as primary liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal issues e.g. copyright, antitrust, governing instruments, partnerships, licensing etc.
Oversee organisational insurance policies.

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