Finance Manager - Start-up E-commerce

Job Title: Finance Manager - Start-up E-commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2345_1494866819
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2017 17:47

Job Description

Handle Recruitment have partnered with an exciting Ecommerce start up business, who are looking for their first in-house Finance Manager. You will be reporting to the Operations Manager.


  • Budgeting and cashflow forecasting.
  • Sales ledger / journal control / revenue recognition.
  • VAT returns and payment.
  • Day to day transactions (general bookkeeping including credit control).
  • Banking / reconciliation.
  • Management of payroll, RTI submissions, and workplace pensions.
  • Strategic Cost Cutting Monthly / Quarterly Updates.
  • Eventually responsible for recruiting and managing junior financial and admin staff.
  • Purchase ledger, general creditor maintenance and payment runs.
  • Depreciation, fixed assets and other general journals.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience as sole Finance Manager in a SME
  • A strong personality, passion for the job and can do attitude
  • Credibility, passionate and engaged - trusted to tell it how it is and put your hands up when things go wrong
  • Ability to plan ahead and allow for contingencies
  • Possess good judgement and foresight and ensure accurate data analysis
  • Ability to change views and to get the job done

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.