Finance Manager (12M FTC)

Job Title: Finance Manager (12M FTC)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CG0705FB_1588864685
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2020 16:18

Job Description

Our client, a highly impressive, dynamic organisation and market leader in its field, is looking to source a credible and commercially astute Finance Manager on an initial 6 month FTC. Given the growth and track record of the business recognising and rewarding top talent, there would undoubtedly be potential for longer term opportunities.

Main duties include:
* Act as trusted business partner for the commercial team to help them grow profitability
* Support them with price, promotion and buying decisions on a daily basis
* Turning data into insight
* Supporting in annual business plans with suppliers to ensure best deal possible
* Supporting the team in matters beyond finance
* Robust and insightful reporting on performance
* Setting and analysing KPIs
* Completing monthly management accounts for the business down to Gross Profit
* Ensuring strong controls and that all costs are accounted for correctly
* Ensuring weekly performance is understood from a sales and margin perspective

Skills & Experience Required:
* Qualified Accountant with a strong academic record
* Strong Excel
* Solid grounding in management accounts and analysis
* Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail
* Retail/FMCG experience would be advantageous
* Confident, credible and affable character
* Capable of challenging and influencing others in a professional manner
* Proven track record working effectively with non-finance

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.