To seek a new challenge in a forward thinking, successful company.
- Preparation of management accounts for Board of Directors - Annual budgeting and regular forecasting - Providing accounting support for associated companies - Management of group treasury & Oversight of Group Investments - Management of PAYE, VAT, Sales & Purchase Ledgers & Provide accounting support to Investee Companies - Liaising with external advisors, including accountants, banks and other regulatory bodies
- Motivate, manage & develop a Finance team. - Support activity of Director to meet with clients & resolve queries. - Manage, organise & raise monthly applications to Client. - Provide weekly & monthly updates to Directors. Produce dashboards & management information in a timely manner. - Review processes & implement change where necessary. - Ensure the Finance Departments duties are carried out in a timely manner - Responsible for recovering £2 million in customer debt.
Maintained accurate, concise & up-to-date accounting records including preparing monthly cheque runs, resolving queries & liaising with suppliers & customers on a regular basis - Implemented timely, cost saving methods throughout the organisation to streamline tasks & reduce duplication of effort - Researched suitability of various software solutions, including investigating alternatives, negotiating costs & driving the project forward. - Project Managed computerisation of new back office/manufacturing system to replace existing manual methods. - Negotiated new contracts for Gooding Aluminium’s procurements & utilities as cost saving exercises, ensuring all purchases were acquired at the best price - As Quality Manager ensured compliance of ISO9000 standard, & maintained up-to-date procedures, internal audits & related records. - Trained, managed & was responsible for one other member within the accounts team
Assisted Finance Director to produce monthly Accounts & maintained the accounting records for Mc Kenzie Clark Ltd & its 2 subsidiaries - Produced statutory returns & liaised with the relevant bodies to keep abreast of up-to-date requirements - Produced a Payroll for 62 staff across the 3 companies - Reconciled Balance sheet accounts & investigated abnormalities on the Trial Balance & sort explanations - Trained & managed a team of 4 people, assigning tasks & motivating them to reach deadlines. - Implementing processes & procedures to ensure the smooth running of the department & the timely production of the information requested of it, including introducing deadlines for closure of the various accounting modules - Identified areas of Risk as role of Health & Safety risk Assessor, & recommended areas which needed addressing
With experience in both Management & Financial Accounts with good analytical skills as well as being confident & enthusiastic. Excellent experience gained over a period of 30 years in a variety of environments & roles. Proven leadership skills involving managing, organising, & motivating teams to achieve their goals. A good team player, who works well off her own initiative, & is confident in dealing with associates & colleagues of all levels. Has strong analytical skills, whilst tenacious & meticulous in her execution, is highly professional & has an excellent work ethic.
Organised a Masquerade Ball for our local church & raised £5,900 for their fundraising appeal.
O Levels - Mathematics, Business Studies, Audio Typing, Typing CSE’s - English, Geography, German, Biology, Domestic Science, Drama Crystal Reports XI BSI - Auditing to ISO9000 St John Ambulance - First Aid at work
To continue learning, to travel & to be happy doing so.
One where I can manage a team, where I am challenged & where my efforts are recognised.
To work in a company where i make positive change & where my wealth of experience & professional abilities are utilised.
Working for a successful, professional organisation overseeing a finance team.
Recovering over £2m in old debt at Morson Internaitonal, when many of the stakeholders had left both our company & the clients. Building a finance team for the London Region at Morson International where one did not exist previously. Managing, motivating and developing a finance team at Mc Kenzie Clark Ltd through company change. Managing change at Morson International through their restructure. Bringing the payroll in house & computerising it at Mc Kenzie Clark Ltd.
£4,166.67/mth [ie £50,000pa]
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