Head of Finance/Finance Manager – Suffolk (England)


Our client, who offers a wide range of transport services to and from all locations around the world, are looking for a new Head of Finance.

We are keen to speak with people who have previous experience in Finance or Account Management.
Also, having experience of working within the shipping / logistics industry would be an advantage but not essential.

Duties of a Finance Manager:

  • Manage requests for the adhoc payments including the bi-monthly payment runs
  • Manage the audit process for the company
  • Oversee the financial reporting for the company
  • Liaise with tax and accountancy advisors as required
  • Cover basic HR responsibilities
  • Manage the cash flow – (this involves uploading invoices to Bank portal to allow cash to be withdrawn)
  • Monthly reporting to Barclays for the sales facility
  • Ensure compliance with all legislative reporting
  • Daily notification of cash received
  • Posting bank receipts to customer accounts and matching to invoices
  • Dealing with customer queries i.e. copy invoices
  • Chasing overdue debts in a timely fashion
  • Monitoring and controlling immediate payments
  • Weekly debt reporting to management
  • Reconciling all bank accounts including bank suspense account
  • Setting up new customer accounts including completing credit checks
  • Maintaining accurate credit information
  • Cover for credit controller in other business for annual leave/sickness
  • Other adhoc duties as required

If you’re interested in the Head of Finance position, click Apply now!

As recruiters specialising in the freight and logistics industry we have a vacancies at all levels. If you know of anyone that is looking please share this advert with them and we will do our best to assist.


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