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Payroll and Finance Manager

South East England

56 - 60  

Per annum


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Ruth-Beth Jackson

Executive Consultant | Finance

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Opportunity for a Payroll and Finance Manager.

I'm recruiting a skilled Payroll and Finance Manager to become an integral part of a Council in the South.

The main responsibilities would be carrying out parallel payroll runs, problem-solving payroll errors, General Ledger and Cash transfers.

The finance professional will be supporting the Payroll team in implementing different systems and subsequently ironing out any issues associated with the implementation.

What You Can Expect:

Strategic Financial Management:

  • Lead the finance department in accordance with the council's financial strategy and policies. Your expertise will be crucial in guiding decision-making and ensuring the Council's financial sustainability.

Data-Driven Insights:

  • Produce and reconcile monthly fee invoices, ensuring correct billing and liaising with internal staff.
  • Produce monthly management accounts, including income and expenditure, cash flow, and balance sheet.

Year-End Expertise:

  • Undertake the year-end accounting processes, liaising with auditors to ensure accuracy and compliance.

Cash Flow Monitoring:

  • Monitor and report on cash flow, ensuring the financial stability of the council.

Operational Efficiency:

  • Continually monitor the school's finance operations and advise on how efficiency may be improved. Your insights will drive better financial practices across the organization.

Team Leadership:

  • Line manage seven (7) finance members, leading and guiding them in all things payroll and finance.

The Director has asked for someone who is fully qualified and wants to get stuck in to a new challenge.

The role is being offered on a Permanent basis at 56/57k, and would like to have interviews ASAP.

If this appeals please apply with your most recent CV and call me on 07478526069 and I’d be more than happy to have a chat about the position.


Executive Consultant | Finance

Ruth-Beth Jackson

Ruth-Beth is pretty much what you find in the dictionary under the word ‘efficient’. You can’t throw a problem at her that she can’t solve, in half the time it would have taken you to do it, and she’ll remain upbeat throughout. Ruth-Beth will reliably be there with motivating pep-talks, for candidates, clients, and teammates alike, and I really meant what I said about safe hands. You’re never going to feel lost or out-of-your-depth with Ruth-Beth there to steer you right.
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