Finance Manager

Celebrated Architecture Studio based in Central London is looking for a Finance Manager to manage the practice’s accounts, payroll and pension.

The team are fantastic and the projects are challenging and rewarding. The role is busy and varied and the studio has a very inclusive culture.

Responsibilities include: -

  • Process expense claims in Xero & CMAP and arrange payment payroll induction for new starters

  • Collate payroll data, enter on payroll portal, liaise with payroll agency & check figures

  • First point of contact for bank & external accountant

  • Entering purchases invoice in Xero & project expenses in both Xero & CMAP

  • Raising sales invoices in Xero & CMAP for projects & credit control

  • Administer company pension

  • Month end procedures including publishing P&L results

  • Reconcile corporate credit cards

  • Update banking & reconcile bank accounts

  • Prepare, reconcile & file quarterly VAT return, including arranging payment

  • Liaise with project teams over billing, payment schedules

  • Filing of financial correspondence

  • Monitor company credit standing

  • Liaise with mortgage lender

  • Prepare monthly Cash flow forecast in consultation with the Practice Manager

  • Prepare P&L figures & commentary for quarterly report

  • Prepare Year End Accounts for external accountant & liaising thereafter over amendments

  • Posting Year End Journals

  • Validate calculation, submission & payment of corporate tax return

  • Preparing figures for salary reviews

Key skills required:

  • AAT Qualified and have at least 4 years PQE in an accounting and finance administration role

  • Excellent accounting and financial management skills

  • Motivated to play a key supporting role in the practice financial management & growth

  • Knowledge of CMAP & Xero is desirable

  • Experience of working in an architectural practice, design firm or the construction sector is preferred

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