Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Castleford, West Yorkshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: 3964353_1619083506
Contact Name: Alexandra Elliott
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2021 10:25

Job Description

Commercial Finance Manager

Your new company

Our client is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its regional offices. They have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all the business areas.

Your new role
A fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to join our clients team.
The Commercial Finance Manager reports to the Finance Director and is responsible for the production of weekly, monthly and annual management reports and Statutory Accounts. This is a front-end role liaising closely with other departments to ensure timely and accurate information is presented to the local Board and Division.

Key Responsibilities -

  • Maintaining and updating the WIP summary, challenging assumptions and calculating the month end WIP number for inclusion in the management accounts
  • Reconciling project gross profit to management accounts gross profit, verifying reconciling items
  • Provide support to the Finance Director in production of monthly Board packs
  • Business Partner with Sales, Operations and Commercial to drive performance of business
  • Ensuring a smooth transition from one system to another
  • Updating the sales forecast on a monthly basis and reviewing with senior management
  • Ensuring invoices are raised in line with the sales forecast, analysing variances with the teams
  • Updating and reviewing the retention tracker and bonds forecast with senior management, setting targets for completion
  • Monitoring customer care costs, ensuring costs are recharged to subcontractors wherever possible
  • Reviewing cost to completes and raising questions at the monthly project review meetings
  • Manage production of weekly sales and build reports
  • Prepare Working Day 1 flash reports for FD and Division
  • Compilation of monthly management Accounts and supporting commentary to FD
  • Challenging management and identifying areas for investigation
  • Improving systems and procedures
  • Preparation of schedules for statutory audit
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure integrity of the accounting system
  • Work closely with the FD and MD in preparing ad-hoc management reports as required
  • Liaise with and help lead reporting initiatives with the Finance Director

What you'll need to succeed

  • ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Very strong knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines

What you'll get in return

The opportunity to work in a fast paced and exciting environment to work. They offer their employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
  • Support with a professional membership

What you need to do now
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