Position: Part-Time Finance Manager Company: System Design Evaluation (SDE)

Location: Ware, Hertfordshire

Hours: 20 hours per week, office-based


System Design Evaluation (SDE), a leading provider of specialised consultancy for Defence and Environmental services, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Part-Time Finance Manager to join our team. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, contributing to the financial management of a thriving organisation.


  • Maintain clear and accurate accounts with ledgers as may be applicable.
  • Conduct cash and bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial records.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts to provide insights into the company’s financial performance.
  • Knowledge of VAT Regulations and MTD
  • Manage cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts to support financial planning.
  • Process invoices for receivables and payables accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with the Operations Manager to process and match invoices to purchase orders, ensuring efficient financial operations.
  • Maintain and prepare accounts for review by Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director as required


  • AAT Level 3 with at least 4 years experience
  • Proficiency in SAGE 50 software is essential.
  • Previous experience in a finance management role, preferably in a similar capacity.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently within a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Location: The position is based at our office in Ware, Hertfordshire. Our office provides a collaborative and supportive work environment, fostering professional growth and development.

How to Apply: If you meet the above requirements and are interested in joining our team as a Part-Time Finance Manager, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to careers@sde-uk.com

Deadline for Applications: 14 April 2024

At SDE, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

19th March 2024