Senior Finance Manager

PelTrade currently seeks an experienced and ambitious individual to join it’s growing trading business based in London. The role will be fast paced and varied due to the nature of the business and our continued growth plans. In turn, the successful candidate should thrive in such environment whilst maintaining a composed and professional manner. The role reports directly to the board and will manage a small finance team.
Role to include but not be limited to:-
  • Oversee cash flow reports on a weekly basis and improve existing reporting methodology
  • Preparation and presentation of internal budgets
  • Liaise with finance providers on Trade Finance requirements
  • Manage banking relationships and facilities
  • Preparing Risk exposure Forecasts, including FX management
  • Sign off monthly and annual financial statements and liaise with external auditors as necessary
  • Reading and understanding contracts and recognising risks therein and reporting same to Board and head of trading
  • Understanding of Corporate Governance requirements in a SME and related regulatory reporting and Internal Audit procedures
  • Manage and improve current accounting systems
Skills and Qualifications
  • Min 5 years post qualification experience-ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Degree in accounting , finance, economics or related subject (preferred)
  • Understanding of how Trade finance is used in SME space
  • Exposure to commodity industry ideally in Energy / Dry bulks
  • Ability to work under time pressure accurately and methodically
  • Usual accounting software experience/excellent IT skills