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Cheltenham, UK

Listed below are current vacancies at our UK headquarters.

We are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. If you are passionate about sales, marketing, project management or finance, please email your CV and a short covering letter to enquiries@salpo.com

Colombo, Sri Lanka

To view our latest vacancies, please visit our Salpo Sri Lanka Careers page.

If you are a development star, and excel in front-end development, databases, development operations, web design or development project management, please send your CV to careers@salpo.com

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Interim Finance Manager (Cheltenham, UK)

  • 6-12 month contract from January 2020 – maternity cover
  • 3-4 days per week, flexible hours
  • £35k- £50k pro rata, depending on experience

To cover maternity leave, we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Interim Finance Manager to join our successful team.

We are a rapidly growing software business, based in Cheltenham and Sri Lanka, with a growing and impressive list of blue chip clients, with the software we build used by the likes of HP & Lenovo. We offer fantastic opportunities for those who want to make a significant contribution to our ambitious plans.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s finances, including:

Company Financial Management and Reporting

  • Budget Management: leading annual business plan and budgeting process; monthly re-forecasts
  • Customer invoicing and supplier payments
  • Sales Forecasting and recommendations
  • Cash flow projection and management
  • Develop departmental KPIs and reporting process
  • Month and year end management accounts and analysis to include debtors, creditors, bank reconciliation, prepayments, accruals and fixed asset register
  • Oversight of management accounts and compliance for Sri Lankan operation
  • Payroll and tax return filing
  • Supervising VAT calculation and returns; overseas VAT issues
  • Manage the annual R&D Tax Credit claim
  • Work with advisory accountants to oversee tax efficiency strategies for company
  • Bank account/cash security: signatories, passwords, user clearance levels, payee mandates

Processes

  • Improve and maintain thorough financial procedures for the organisation including income forecasting, new business sign off, cost control, payroll, inland revenue, national insurance and pensions systems
  • Ensure financial records are kept accurately and safely and in line with legislative requirement
  • Ensure relevant financial policies are in place for company expenditures

Cost Control

  • Supplier negotiations, supplier invoice checking, leasing, purchasing
  • Working with other teams to improve efficiencies across the company
  • Treasury Management: interest rates, deposits etc; manage banking relationships for maximum efficiency

HR/Personnel

  • Payroll supervision and PAYE returns
  • Monthly pension submissions
  • Employee expenses – mileage claims, company cars, Revenue returns
  • Bonus structures and commissions
  • Holiday tracking

Premises, Insurance and Regulation

  • Work with the Company Secretary on Companies House filing, share issue etc, and ensure the company is compliant with all policies and relevant regulations and ensure filings are completed in a timely manner
  • Manage insurance and risk management

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualified/Part Qualified in ACCA or other similar accountancy qualification
  • Significant experience in a management accounting environment
  • Working knowledge of XERO or similar accounting software
  • MS Excel skill
  • Made a substantial contribution to a successful business
  • Demonstrated an ability to plan and execute strategies and a result-based approach
  • Enthusiasm for working in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience liaising with customers and working as part of a team
  • Passion for technology highly advantageous

Location

We have offices in Cheltenham and Colombo, Sri Lanka. This role is based in Cheltenham but has oversight of the finances of our Sri Lankan operation.

Culture

A relaxed, but target-focused, corporate culture awaits

To apply

Please send your CV, including current salary, along with a covering letter to alant@salpo.com. Please title the e-mail ‘Application for the position of Interim Finance Manager’. Please note we are not currently accepting can

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