Finance Manager, Operations

Job Title: Finance Manager, Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20% Bonus & Excellent Bens
Reference: CG2308FMO_1566572193
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019 15:56

Job Description

Our client, an undeniably innovative organisation with a reputation for flexible, fast-paced and agile ways of working, is looking to source a talented and confident Finance Manager to join its vibrant, high performing team. This is a brand new role as a result of growth and the successful candidate will be encouraged to put their own stamp on it, making a real impact in a relatively short space of time.

As a key member of the Operations Finance team, you will report to a Senior Finance Manager, providing analytical support to stakeholders, including procurement, as well as ensuring strong accounting and controls from a finance perspective.

Main duties include:
* Providing monthly detailed analysis and insight into cost, which can be used to drive performance and improve cost base
* Providing accurate weekly forecasting into consolidated model
* Driving confidence in number and providing insight into risks and opportunities
* Leading the team in developing a good understanding of ownership and accountability
* Creating budget pack for cost and capex for presentation to Senior Management
* Responsibility for managing balance sheet position and review of reconciliations
* Reviewing full month end analysis detailing variances
* Producing month end reporting packs and consolidated commentary
* Ensuring the financial accuracy of the group and entity balance sheet

Key skills & experience required:
* Qualified accountant with a minimum 2 years' PQE
* Ideally a strong mix of technical and business partnering exposure
* Excellent analytical skills with an ability to demonstrate a clear grasp of variance analysis and key drivers
* Capable of communicating and challenging stakeholders effectively and can demonstrate influence and credibility
* A proactive tem player with a positive and flexible approach to problem solving
* A true self starter, with high levels of motivation and enthusiasm

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career-minded Finance Manager to join a local employer of choice and FTSE 100 brand looking to bolster its existing talent and bring through some new future finance leaders.

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