Finance Manager

  • Location
    Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Category
    Accountancy - Finance Manager
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: Finance Manager

LOCATION: Newton Abbot with Free Parking

SALARY: £30,000- £35,000 Dependant on experience

BENEFITS: 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, impressive newly refurbished office, cake Fridays! Casual dress code, friendly working environment and plenty of development opportunities if you love to learn!

HOURS: 9:00am-5.00pm Monday - Friday (35 hours)

TYPE: Full Time / Permanent

THE COMPANY: A well respected and longstanding legal firm specialising in Criminal Law. This isn't your standard high street firm and they really break the mould! With a unique approach towards their clients and employees, going that extra mile!


As the Finance Manager you will work in a team of two but be part of a vibrant open plan office where no two days are the same. You will be expected to provide effective management of the accounts department using a wide range of business software applications. You will have lots of contact with clients, in person and by telephone/email, as well as with other law firms and related professional organisations and agents.


� Management of accounts through Xero software

� Taking appropriate payments, making refunds via an online terminal

� Dealing with any payment queries with either a staff member or a client

� Raising, sending, or discussing a client's invoice.

� Discussing with clients their instalment agreements, the management of debtors.

� Reconciliation of bank accounts

� Preparation of management account report each month.

� Managing suppliers' accounts & invoices, paying invoices, and sending remittance in a timely manner

� Manage, organise & update relevant data using database applications.

� Make sure general filing is kept up to date & in order.

� Reviewing, submitting, and paying the quarterly VAT return

� Liaising with accountants regarding the preparation of End of Year accounts and the annual audit

� Management of the accounts department and supervising junior members of staff.

� Taking responsibility for both cash and card payments made from the office.

� Working closely with the directors and senior management


� Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be articulate and able to communicate clearly and concisely.

� Have experience and a good working knowledge of accounts packages such as SAGE/Xero, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.

� Be able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and other professional contacts.

� Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as a good knowledge of grammar and its application in written communication.

� Have the ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure, whilst maintaining a thorough, organised and methodical approach to your work.

� Show willingness to learn new systems put in place for the benefit of the company as a whole.

� Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.

� Be of a positive and fun disposition

This is a rare opportunity to join a thriving company who really invest and look after their staff. If this sounds like you or you would like to find out more please either apply online, email your CV to or call 01392 426200 to speak to Vicky and discuss the role.

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