We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Finance Manager to join our organization. The Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic financial planning. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of financial principles, strong analytical skills, and the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Finance Manager will report directly to the founders, and will work closely with other departments and stakeholders to drive financial performance and support the organization's growth.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Master's degree or professional certifications (e.g. CPA, CMA) preferred.
- Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in finance or accounting roles.
- Strong understanding of financial principles, financial reporting, budgeting, and financial analysis.
- Proficient in financial modeling, data analysis, and financial software tools.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
- Attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to mentor and develop team members.
- Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and accounting standards.
- High ethical standards and ability to handle sensitive financial information with confidentiality.
How you’ll make an impact
- Prepare and analyze financial statements, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, to provide accurate and timely financial information to management and other stakeholders.
- Develop and monitor budgets and forecasts, including variance analysis, and provide recommendations to improve financial performance.
- Conduct financial analysis to identify areas for cost reduction, revenue enhancement, and operational efficiency.
- Collaborate with other departments to develop financial strategies, set financial goals, and provide financial insights for decision-making.
- Manage cash flow, monitor and analyze financial metrics, and implement effective financial controls to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Prepare financial presentations and reports for senior management, board of directors, and external auditors.
- Manage payments and invoices.
- Oversee the preparation and submission of all tax-related documents, including tax returns, and ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
Interested in this role? Get in touch here, and tell us a bit more about yourself and what you can bring to the team!
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