Vacancy Title

Finance Administrator

Vacancy description

Minibems is recruiting for an experienced Finance Administrator who has the ability to provide full support for day-to-day financial management of the business. The role will be based within its central Bournemouth Head Office, working day-to-day directly with the Operations Manager and reporting remotely to the company’s CFO. This is an exciting time to join this growing business, with the opportunity to build the Finance team and develop into a Financial Controller, as the business continues to grow. Whilst it is not essential for you to be qualified to an ACCA level, it is essential that you have prior knowledge of all aspects of working within a management accounts environment and have a good knowledge of Xero and Excel.

We are looking for a self-starter willing to work within a fast pace environment with the ability to manage their own tasks / workload and develop appropriate financial controls and reporting.

Reporting to

Operations Manager & CFO

Responsibilities

Act as first point of contact with people from both inside and outside the organisation for day-to-day financial management 

  • Be responsible for all reconciliations between our bank accounts and internal reporting software
  • Purchase and Sales ledger processing, payment and forecasting (cashflow)
  • Process payroll, pensions and employee benefits
  • File VAT returns
  • Monitor and manage project accounting
  • Prepare and process the monthly employee expenses
  • Controlling the companies Insurance requirements and renewals
  • Appropriate handling of confidential and sensitive information

Salary

Competitive, dependent on experience.

Holiday

Pro-rata equivalent to 20 days per annum,  increasing by 1 day a year for each full year worked up to a maximum of 30.

Working week

Flexible. Initially part-time, 2-3 days per week.

Future prospects

This is an exciting opportunity to join a young company moving into a stage of accelerated growth. There is ample opportunity for your roll to develop as the company grows. There is huge potential for career development with the opportunity to progress quickly which is mainly dependent on the candidate’s capabilities and ability to develop new skills and add value to the company.

Employer description

Minibems delivers a managed heating service to residents using an IoT smart controller. We develop software to control and monitor large heating systems with the aim of reducing costs, carbon emissions and increasing the ease of installation and operation of complex heating systems. This is achieved through embedded controllers providing real-time control and monitoring of equipment throughout the heat network. The controllers are connected to our web app through the cloud which provides remote real-time monitoring, metering, billing and control.

Location

Bournemouth Town Centre

Person specification

Essential

  • Experience working within an Accountants role including preparing management accounts and VAT returns.
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good ‘people skills’, for working with a range of colleagues and clients
  • A professional manner
  • Good business sense and the ability to work to budgets
  • Must be proficient in Xero and Excel
  • Good organisational skills, ability to multi-task
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible as part of a small team
  • Ability to filter information and assess priorities
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels, including during difficult or challenging circumstances
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload amid conflicting demands and busy work periods
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision

Desirable

  • ACCA qualification or equivalent work experience

Closing date of application

As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

This job description may be subject to change, in consultation with the post holder, in response to new circumstances.

Application method

Suitable candidates should apply directly to Minibems. Please send a CV and covering email expressing your suitability for this role and reasons for applying to sara.budd@minibems.com.

For information or an informal chat about the post, please call Sarah Budd on 0800 520 0135 or email at sara.budd@minibems.com.

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