ThisWay is hiring a

Full time Finance and Accounts Manager for Startup

Alderley Edge, United Kingdom

If you are a qualified accountant and want to work for a cutting edge and exciting start-up then this could be the job for you.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can hit the ground running building base line transactions into financial information. Ultimately helping shape the future of our company’s financial needs.


Finance, Accounts Payable & Receivable Functions

  • Processing and paying all company invoices and credit notes, making domestic and international payments and setting up payment reminders
  • Staff salary payments and liaison with payroll bureau
  • All HMRC payments including PAYE VAT etc
  • Control all aspects of the financial accounts including bank reconciliations and VAT returns ensuring all financial transactions are correctly recorded and anomalies investigated.
  • Monitoring the two company bank accounts and making regular cash top-ups as required
  • Credit control – makings sure all customers remain in terms, ensuring daily sales invoices are raised correctly.
  • Stock – Controlling and reconciling stock movements
  • Carry out all processing required by Sage including, posting all invoices on Sage Instant Accounts, coding all expenditure, posting actual payment dates of the invoices and ensuring back-ups of work and data.


  • Provide sound, reliable and meaningful monthly reporting including P&L, Balance Sheet, and variance to budget analysis reporting.
  • Develop meaningful KPI’s
  • Monthly cash flow reporting to monitoring and interpret cash flows predicting future trends.
  • Develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities
  • Discuss trends, variances, opportunities and potential risks with the Operations Director, on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure any audits are managed smoothly create Audit timetable and packs in conjunction with Auditors.
  • Develop internal relationships required for Finance to fulfil its duties.
  • Develop external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue.


Professional recognised accountancy qualification ACA, ACMA, ACCA

  • Senior accounting experience preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience In providing management information.
  • Pro-active problem-solving ability and initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team and build strong working relationships, as well as independently.
  • Good IT skills


  • Working for an exciting growing Start Up Chemical Company based in Alderley Park in Alderley Edge.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance and Accounts Manager who will be solely responsible for ensuring our accounting functions are enabled for growth.
  • Working for a funded start-up.

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