Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Role: Finance Manager

Contract Type: Full time – Permanent

Chesamel delivers workforce solutions to enable business transformation.

Some of the world’s biggest tech companies choose Chesamel to help solve their marketing and workforce challenges. Join us today to be part of those solutions. With a focus on innovation and client success, we are dedicated to fostering a collaborative and agile work environment.

We are headquartered in London with presence in 16 countries globally, with just under 100 employees across the UK and EMEA regions.

About the role

We are on the hunt for a dynamic and qualified (or part-qualified) ACCA/CIMA Finance Manager to oversee our financial operations with precision. This is a standalone role, overseeing all aspects of our day to day head office and international operational financial management. You will also have the opportunity to work with our Strategic Finance Consultant on developing levers for commercial growth internationally.

Your role will extend to developing robust internal controls, guiding day-to-day financial activities, and working closely with the management team to guide monthly management accounting and budget management processes.


  • Translate financial data into actionable insights, guiding our managerial staff towards optimal courses of action.
  • Coordinate revenue recognition and billing processes, ensuring seamless operations.
  • Oversee banking activities and payment processes and safeguarding our financial assets with diligence.
  • Analyse costs, pricing strategies, and sales performance, keeping us on track with our business plans.
  • Investigate cost-reduction opportunities through internal reviews, audits and evaluations.
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget, in conjunction with the Strategic Finance Consultant.
  • Liaise and oversee auditors to ensure appropriate financial monitoring and compliance
  • Manage all accounting operations including billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Management of client purchase orders, swiftly resolving any discrepancies
  • Lead the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts, reporting variances with precision.
  • Prepare and publish timely financial statements, maintaining transparency and accuracy.
  • Monitor and resolve technical accounting issues.
  • Support our month-end and year-end close processes with attention to detail.
  • Implement robust internal controls and processes to fortify our financial structure
  • Develop and refine our business processes, optimising efficiency and utilising the latest AI tools
  • Manage monthly payroll and oversee overseas payroll operations.
  • Strengthen our commitment to compliance and ISO accreditations, through the internal development of financial controls
  • Maintain the financial health of the organisation, identifying trends and projecting our financial future.


  • Proven experience as a Finance Manager in an SME.
  • Professional qualification (or part way through) such as ACCA/CIMA or similar will be considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of incorporations, corporation tax and handling of HMRC would be advantageous
  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics is preferred.
  • Group accounting knowledge and solid understanding of cash flow
  • Experience in producing management accounts and financial statements
  • Proficient user of financial software including experience using QuickBooks.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used.
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent people skills and ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders

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