Finance Team Leader

Full Time, Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week
Shipton-Under-Wychwood

An exciting opportunity in Finance with a values-led, forward-thinking company.

Founded 25 years ago, the Rooflight Company is a highly successful, employee-owned West Oxfordshire business with an established reputation for designing and manufacturing premium-quality rooflights and roof windows. 

With 70 employees (we know them as co-owners) the Rooflight Company is different to other organisations. Here, we recognise and value the strengths each person brings to the team and aim to grow our people to reach their potential, an approach recently recognised by our WOBA 2020 Employer of the Year award. We continuously challenge the norm to make improvements and we regularly implement change - we don’t just talk about it.

Our mission, in line with our guiding principles, is to position the customer experience at the heart of everything we do, know what the customer wants, where we add value and profitably deliver on this.

Sustainability in terms of growth and the environment means that we don’t accept quick fixes or unsustainable solutions. We believe it’s our responsibility to play our part in mitigating climate change and we have an ambitious target of achieving zero waste to landfill and be carbon neutral by 2024.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Finance Team Leader to join our successful, growing organisation. We are looking for a Team Leader who can rise to the challenges of a busy Finance department, is able to deliver the General Ledger, Customer Ledger and Payroll functions whilst overseeing the accurate and timely delivery of the Accounts Payable function.

It is a busy role that needs excellent organisational skills and total attention to detail. You will be fully- or part-qualified, motivated and have experience of working with an ERP system.

To succeed, you will need to demonstrate that your values and behaviours are aligned with our four values – Integrity, Care, Empowered and Unity - each associated with specific behaviours.  Together, they create an atmosphere where personal growth is encouraged, nurtured and recognised. 

Interested? Then apply below and tell us why this is the right role for you.

Overall responsibility – To manage the Accounts Payable function and deliver the General Ledger, Customer Ledger and Payroll functions

General Ledger

  • Bank reconciliation
  • Prepayments and accruals
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT Returns
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Review of processes and controls and implement improvements
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for presentation to FD

Customer ledger

  • Releasing orders
  • Chasing overdue debts
  • Posting bank receipts
  • Issuing of credit notes and refunds where necessary
  • Managing debt insurance policy

Payroll

  • Process monthly payroll for approx. 70 employees using Sage.

The role does not include working with stock management, sales or cost of sales.

  • AAT qualified or part qualified to CIMA/ACCA level
  • ERP Experience 
  • Great attention to detail
  • Experience of manufacturing environment
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive approach

As an employee-owned business, we encourage new ideas and customer-led thinking. We don’t accept quick fixes or unsustainable solutions. We believe it’s our responsibility to play our part in mitigating climate change and we have an ambitious target of achieving zero waste to landfill and being carbon neutral by 2024.

To succeed, you will need to demonstrate that your values and behaviours are aligned with ours – Integrity, Care, Empowered and Unity.  Together, they create an environment where company and personal growth is encouraged, nurtured and recognised. 

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