Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: JN -102020-1238820_1607524276
Contact Name: Sally Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 09, 2020 14:31

Job Description

A rare opportunity to join and lead the UK operations of a global IT/ Technology business in the heart of Brighton. An exciting organisation who are going from strength to strength despite the challenging economic conditions.

Client Details

In a world that's been turned upside down its rare to be working with a company that has experienced 30% growth in 2020. But we have the privilege of working with a IT / Technology company in Brighton that has embraced this change and developed new service offerings to capitalise on this change. As a result they are now in a position to recruit their first permanent UK based Finance Manager who will have the opportunity to create the function from scratch.


Reporting to the International CFO and to the UK General Manager, the Finance Manager will be responsible for running the UK Finance operations and have full responsibility for all statutory reporting. You will work with the European head office to create a UK finance function from scratch and implement systems and processes to ensure its smooth running and ability to scale up as the business grows.

You will work closely with the business to create a finance function that supports business growth through effective business partnering, budgeting and forecasting.

You will act as a key business partner supporting bid processes, supervising the sales administration, analysing the performance indicators of the business, supporting decisions and implementing strategies to improve the financial processes and maximise efficiencies.

As a key member of the leadership team you will be responsible for developing and managing accurate financial reports and provide financial analyses as needed in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, contract negotiations etc.

As the business continues to grow you will grow a finance team around you in Brighton and be responsible for its strategic and operational leadership.


The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with 3-5 years post qualification experience in industry.

Our client is open to sector experience, however experience of working in a high growth environment, ideally in a IT/ technology or service sector organisation would be beneficial.

Someone who's worked in a business partnering/ Finance Manager position and is confident at getting out into the business and finding commercial solutions to business challenges.

Strong technical skills and experience of leading month end and year end processes.

Highly commercial and analytical mindset.

An ambitious individual who wants to join a company on the up and help them move to the next stage.

Job Offer

Up to £65,000 per annum + package

Central Brighton location with home working