Part Time Finance Manager - International Architect Practice

Excellent career-development opportunity for a finance professional with proven experience in successfully managing finances for a growing business to join a multi-award winning international creative architecture business in a part time role working 3 days per week.

Role Info:

Part Time Finance Manager – 3 days Per Week. Part Remote

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London / Part Remote 1-2 days per week
£50,000 – £55,000 (pro-rata)
Projects: London Walkie Talkie’ building, Andermatt Concert Hall , Wellington College , El Gouna

About Us:

We are a London based international creative practice established in 2006 with the intent of producing exceptional architecture that lasts, working across geographies, building sizes and typologies.

We have been nominated for many prestigious awards over the years including BCIA Award, Architects’ Journal Architecture Award, Structural Steel Design Award and more! This year our MD has been shortlisted for Architect of the Year in the WAN Female Frontier Awards 2021.

Our diverse portfolio of build work spans the UK, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East and includes Andermatt Concert Hall in Switzerland and Gouna Conference and Culture Centre in El Gouna, Egypt.

The Finance Manager Role:

We are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our fast-expanding studio. This is a part time role, c 60% of a full time position and is a new role to the organisation. It is a great opportunity for a finance professional to take responsibility for all financial aspects of an interesting business, working with our external accountants.

Primary Responsibilities:

Management Accounting:

+ Set budgets with the owner and senior team, monitoring revenue and expenditure and reporting on a monthly basis
+ Forecast revenues, expenditure and cash flow to enable business decisions to be taken
+ Manage the P&L for each project in line with client contracts, flagging any variances or issues

Financial accounting:

+ Manage and reconcile cash flow and bank
+ Prepare VAT returns
+ Collate information for month-end and year-end returns, liaising with the external Accountant

Client Invoicing:

+ In liaison with project managers and with reference to client contracts and timesheets, invoice clients in accordance with the contracts for time, materials and rechargeable expenses
+ Ensure that the billing schedule is kept up to date
+ In liaison with project managers, conduct credit control and produce statements of accounts

Accounts payable:

+ Process all invoices through Sage 50, checking invoices against PO’s
+ Verify approved employee expenses and ensure that the appropriate receipts are provided
+ Ensure that all payments are approved fully and correctly
+ Make payments based on agreed payment schedule


+ Instruct the outsourced payroll in relation to any starters, leavers and payroll changes
+ Check payroll prior to processing
+ Make payroll payments including salaries, NIC and taxes
+ Monitor any benefits for P11D and PSA purposes making such returns as needed


+ Reflect all transitions completely and accurately in the finance system, Sage 50

About You:

+ Previous experience in a broad-ranging finance role.
+ Have an AAT qualification.
+ Educated to at least A-Level standard with strong written English and numeracy skills.
+ Experience of project accounting.
+ Experience working within a small company and used to liaising with managers for information and decision making.

Skills and Competencies:

+ Advanced Excel Skills
+ Competent with full MS Office Suite
+ Experience of a variety of finance applications, including Sage
+ Clear communicator in writing and verbally
+ Able to explain financial matters to non-financial managers
+ Highly organised
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Strong initiative, self starter
+ Able to manage multiple priorities concurrently

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Finance Manager, Accounting Lead, Financial Accounting, AAT.

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