Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Romford, Essex
Salary: £65000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3527512_1568134786
Contact Name: Tanya Boothman
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2019 17:59

Job Description

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The job holder will have specific finance responsibility for two sites. The role will involve developing good working relationships with the operations team across the relevant operating units and supporting the Director. The role will primarily be based in Romford with regular attendance to the Head offices in Reading and London.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Provide finance leadership to 2 operating units, driving enhanced business performance and decision making, supported by the proactive utilisation of financial information and business analysis, and the successful implementation of new projects.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Key member of the units' Senior Management Team, providing financial leadership to enable robust strategic decision making.
  • Supported by a central management accounting team in Reading, deliver accurate and insightful month end management accounts, variance analysis and commentary - both financial and non-financial.
  • Manage forecasting and annual budgeting process for operating units, including extensive discussions with operational staff and co-ordination with central finance team
  • Ownership of management information, deep understanding of activities and drivers
  • Ongoing identification & communication of risks & opportunities through general interactions with operations, ad-hoc scenario analyses of commercial opportunities, etc
  • Provision of financial billing data to the receivables team and resolution of any issues that arise in the billing process
  • Ensuring management, implementation and compliance with financial control policies and processes across the units
  • Understanding of key commercial terms within core contracts and an active participant in external stakeholder meetings
  • Monitoring of performance against contracted targets.
  • Work with and lead operations and bid development with looking at and financially appraising new business opportunities, including preparing necessary sign-off models/briefing papers and board approval submissions.
  • Lead, develop and coach direct report in accordance with Leadership expectations
  • Provide day to day finance support to the operational management and teams

What you'll need to succeed

Fully qualified Finance Manager/Controller
Strong management accounting experience
Strong Line Management experience
Experience of working closely within an operational capacity

What you'll get in return

Excellent base salary £65-68k + £4k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + bens

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