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Finance Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to lead the finance function of one of the leading sports training and management companies in the sports sector. We are seeking someone who can manage the finances of the two companies under the Sport Structures brand. The Community Interest Company and Limited Company work together to provide an excellent service to provide education and training alongside consultancy work to a board range of partners in the community sport sector.

Home working and Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NP
Contact Name
Emma Griffiths
Contact Email

About Finance Manager

The position of Finance Manager will be an integral part of the team and the successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function and will work closely with the Directors and Senior Managers. The successful applicant will be responsible for the efficient co-ordination and maintenance of the companies' accounts, ensuring the smooth operation and financial compliance of the companies. The companies are VAT registered so an understanding of VAT or willingness to learn, is essential.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. To lead the finance activity within the two companies, managing all accounting and finance activities, and ensuring ongoing financial viability.
  2. To assist in preparing annual budgets and budgets as required across the two companies.
  3. To provide monthly financial information to the Directors, including profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow forecast, creditors and debtors and project/departmental analysis.
  4. To produce monthly and quarterly management accounts along with end-of-year reports.
  5. To work closely with an external chartered accountant to ensure the timely production of statutory accounts.
  6. To manage online banking facilities and credit card facilities.
  7. To manage transactions via the website via our payment gateway.
  8. To monitor Companies House and HMRC records and submissions.
  9. To prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns.
  10. To ensure financial compliance of the companies including operating within VAT limits.
  11. To maintain the fixed assets register, including recording acquisitions and disposals, and process annual depreciation charges.
  12. To monitor and manage monthly processes including accounts receivable, payable, payroll and support with project reconciliations where required.
  13. To produce financial reports such as the monitoring of loans, recovery and correspondence with debtors.
  14. To provide financial information for tender, apprenticeship, and other funding applications.
  15. To regularly review and develop the Financial Procedures.
  16. To oversee our service contracts with our providers and support negotiation of new contracts.
  17. To support the managing Director in managing staff leave entitlement.
  18. To undertake appropriate training and development opportunities
  19. To promote equality, diversity, and social inclusion issues throughout all of Sport Structures work promoting a positive approach to the work environment and partner relationships. To personally act as an exemplar on these issues.
  20. To ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees and the public by complying with the appropriate health and safety policies, organisations and arrangements and the employment of safe working practices and risk assessment and management and to comply with the No Smoking policy.
  21. To undertake other duties, as appropriate, to achieve the objectives of the post, and to assist the organisation in the fulfilment of its overall objectives, commensurate with the post holder's salary, grade, abilities, and aptitude.

Please apply for the role, please submit:

  • A job application form which can be found via our website
  • A CV outlining your work experience, skills, training and identify a minimum of 2 referees.
  • A covering letter to describe how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the position.

Applications without the above documents, will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted to:

Supporting Documents:

finance-manager-2022.pdf (PDF, 245.5 Kb)

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