Commercial Finance Manager

REALTIME are on the lookout for an experienced Finance professional, so if you love what you do and want to do it in one of the most exciting industries going, get in contact!
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To provide effective financial control and timely and accurate financial management information to Senior Management.  

REALTIME is an expanding company in the world of 3D animation and visual effects looking for someone to develop in this finance role as the company continues to grow in both size of workforce and turnover.  

We have offices in Westby and Manchester with a current turnover of £6 Million and growing exponentially.


Key Responsibilities:

1.      Liaising with Sales and Production team

·        Building strong relationships with the non-financial key stakeholders like Sales and Production team so that exchange of financial information to and from them is understood and expectations are aligned. Key partners would be Head of Production, Sales Heads and Operations Director and it is important that the incumbent is able to share and receive information with and from them.


2.      Financial Analysis and Reporting

·        Preparation and presentation of annual forecasts and budgets to Senior Managers.

·        Developing cost analysis and KPI processes with the Operations Director.

·        Development, implementation and management of a cost analysis tracking of a project – assisting the Operations Director.

·        Providing ad-hoc MI reports as needed by the Senior Management Team.

·        Valuation of WIP for projects to close month-end accounts in liaison with the MD and Operations Director.

·        Preparing month-end management accounts. 

·        Preparing year-end accounts for Haworth’s Accountants.

·        Submission of VAT returns

·        Handling statutory payments like PAYE and VAT.

·        Manager the Apprenticeship Levy threshold.


 3.      Financial Responsibilities

·        Preparation of a small number of sales invoicing and credit control.

·        Preparation of a small number of purchase orders.

·        Management of the purchase order system.

·        Handling of bank reconciliation.

·        Responsible for creating and monitoring and reporting weekly cash flow forecasts.

·        Handling accruals and prepayments

·        Taking responsibility of the Fixed Asset register in Xero.

·        Handling upload of electronic payment file from Xero to the bank.

·        Provide any payroll support to the HR Administrator and run payroll in their absence.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Willows Farm Studio, Ballam Road, Westby, Preston, PR4 3PN

Ballam Road
PR4 3PN Preston Directions +44 (0)1772 682363


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