To manage the day to day running of the Finance department, meeting deadlines, driving improvements for the department and wider business, and bringing an enthusiasm for the Bayfield’s culture.

About the role

  • Delivery of Management Accounts by working day 8 with commentary and analysis, for P&L and balance sheet with particular focus on Fixed Assets and monthly forecasting.
  • Support integration of new acquisitions into management reporting, drive the closure of former bank accounts through overseeing supplier migration and moving NHS income and Direct Debit income.
  • Preparate and submit of VAT returns and all VAT compliance reporting to the FC and FD.
  • Review payroll, prepare payroll journals, recharges, and holiday accruals. Work closely with the People Team and build great relationships.
  • Be a significant contributor to year-end statutory audit alongside the FC and providing relevant information and answering queries.
  • Actively look for opportunities to make process improvements, to increase efficiency by leading and owning projects and seeing them through.
  • Own external reporting including Companies House, ONS, HMRC queries, annual accounts for micro entities and Valuation Office submissions.
  • Line manager responsibility for 5 team members including regular 121’s, supporting development within the team and leading the support for a Finance Apprentice in the team.

Preferred experience:

  • Sage 200
  • CIMA / ACCA qualified
  • VAT knowledge and VAT return experience
  • Experience of a flexible and upbeat environment with a really strong “we are one family” culture where taking ownership and being enthusiastic to be your best are key.

Our People

Improving the lives of our fantastic colleagues is every bit as important to us as improving our clients’ lives.

Watch our clips in the link below to hear how they feel about being a part of our mission, our future and our family.

Our People (bayfieldsopticians .com)

Benefits and More

We’re always working to offer you more than anyone else with a constantly evolving benefits programme, and a company culture that you can be proud of. To start with, you’ll get

  • Competitive salary
  • Professional fees paid
  • Pension
  • Benevolence Days and Mental Energy Days
  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Zeiss incentives
  • Team discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra day holiday for your birthday
  • Wellness support including private health plan
  • Work/Life solutions to improve financial wellbeing

Learning and Development

When people are your USP, they’re also the smartest investment you can make. From day one, you’ll find a pathway to professional development, certification and upskilling.

Apply now

If you’re ready to find another way when it comes to building your finance career, we’d love to meet you.

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