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Finance Manager

Published 01 November 2023
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Job Starts: 1st November 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Finance Manager | Professional Services | Newark | £50,000 - £55,000 | Office based role

About the Company:

Macildowie Finance is recruiting exclusively for a privately owned architectural firm based in Newark, Nottinghamshire, specializing in large commercial and industrial property design. Turnover sits around £10m annually. Over the past five years, they have experienced remarkable growth and are proud to be at the forefront of the industry. As they continue to expand, we are looking for a dedicated Finance Manager to join their dynamic team.

This business believe in fostering a generous and inclusive working culture. They recognise that a thriving team is a diverse and well-connected one. That's why they offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support employees. They aim to ensure team members' well-being. But their commitment to our team doesn't stop there. They pride themselves on creating a warm, welcoming, and supportive environment, value each team member's contribution and celebrate their success. This translates into high levels of social and family events that bring the team together outside the workplace. From family picnics to team-building outings, they believe in the strength of the relationships they build and the happiness of the team.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Finance Manager to oversee and manage all financial aspects of the architectural firm. This is a standalone role, and the Finance Manager will be responsible for the entire financial function with the support of a part-time assistant for transactional tasks. Additionally, the Finance Manager will coordinate with an external payroll bureau, Tax advisors and external accountants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the financial health of the company
  • Prepare financial reports, management accounts, budgets, and forecasts for a small group of 3 companies
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable
  • Monitor cash flow and ensure optimal financial performance
  • Coordinate with an external payroll bureau for payroll processing
  • Coordinate with external auditors and tax advisors
  • Implement and maintain financial policies and procedures and make suggestions/improvements to the ERP system
  • Prepare and file VAT returns and other tax-related documents
  • Work closely with senior management to provide financial insights and recommendations


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) preferred
  • Proven experience in a similar financial management role
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial regulations
  • Excellent proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Competitive salary within the range of £50,000 - £55,000
  • 24 days holiday (+ BH's)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Summer Bonus potential
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Chance to shape and develop this role (potentially recruit a bigger team in the future)
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment
  • Be a part of a growing and successful architectural firm

How to Apply:

If you are a talented Finance Manager ready to take on a pivotal role in a fast-growing architectural firm, we want to hear from you. Please apply today. Join us in shaping the future of architectural design and make your mark in this vibrant, innovative team!

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