Key Information

Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Location: Farnborough / UK-Remote

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our growing Operations Team.

DCSL GuideSmiths works with many well-known household names and has over two decades of successful projects. The award-winning company is growing rapidly and is recognised as the top UK software house based on client reviews and industry recognition.

What you’ll do:

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting the production of the management accounts including balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, and prepayments. This includes supporting the preparation of both the management packs and board packs.
  • Supporting month-end reporting including profit and loss reporting and cashflow forecasting
  • Oversee VAT returns with the Finance Analyst
  • Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Conduct detailed analysis including variance analysis, sales, and margin analysis. Provide commentary and ensure any risks are highlighted and dealt with swiftly
  • Alongside the Financial Controller act as a key finance business partner across the company ensuring they understand their budgets, and reporting duties and provide analysis to increase profits and mitigate risk
  • Support the preparation of year end tasks such as financial statements
  • Support the relationship with external auditors and advisors. Assist with the relationships with banks and HMRC
  • Support the Finance Team to provide commercial solutions to business decisions that ensure profits and performance is maintained
  • Support the integration of acquisitions including financial systems consolidation
  • Cover for the Finance Analyst and AP / AR functions as required
  • Continuously reviewing company internal controls and ensuring necessary improvements are implemented and rolled out across the organisation
  • Keep up to date with regulations and laws which govern accounting procedures

Experience & Skills:

You may be a good fit if…

  • ACA/CIMA or ACCA qualified
  • Able to produce a full set of management accounts
  • Strong excel skills are required at a minimum, intermediate level.
  • Experience with systems upgrades/implementations would be a bonus


Candidates will need to work from our Head Office in Farnborough (Hampshire) around 3 days per week.

Our Head Office in Farnborough is a 10-minute walk from Farnborough Main station and close to the town centre and local amenities. We also have a London office, 10-minutes walk from Waterloo station, and a virtual Development Centre in Manchester.

Salary & Benefits:

Annual salary of up to £60,000 dependent on experience, with an additional benefits package including:

25 days holiday
(plus Bank Holidays)
Employer matched contributory pension scheme
Flexible working opportunities
Healthcare scheme, life insurance & critical illness cover
Parental leave
Dedicated learning hours with 24/7 access to an online learning platform
Tastecard+ Membership
Cycle to Work scheme
Fitness activities
including discounted gym membership
Free hot and cold refreshments
Social events throughout the year

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