Senior Operational Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Operational Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 30% Bonus + Excellent Bens
Reference: CG0207SFM_1562087331
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: July 02, 2019 18:08

Job Description

Vitae Financial Recruitment is proud to be partnering with a dynamic industry leader, with an unrivalled reputation for attracting and retaining top talent, to source a credible and charismatic Senior Operational Finance Manager.

The role will report to a Head of Operations Finance, managing 3 direct reports and leading them in owning allocated costs, acting as a trusted and effective business partner, as well as supporting one of the largest strategic programmes currently underway.

Role purpose:
* Acting as the lead finance contact for certain costs and providing complete financial management for these areas
* Full responsibility for end to end finance activities to support these areas of the business
* Completing month end accounting activities
* Ensuring business delivery and performance and driving action where performance does not meet expectations
* Providing actuals and future performance analysis
* Monitoring and driving cost saving initiatives, supporting the overall strategic plan
* Developing and mentoring a small team, ensuring they stay challenged and engaged

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a minimum 5 years PQE
* Strong mix of technical (balance sheet, cash flow P&L) and business partnering experience
* Knowledge of business strategy development, process management, budgeting and operations
* Proven track record managing and developing talent in a high performance business
* Excellent decision making skills, proactive and inquisitive mind set
* Clear, confident communicator, capable of influencing and challenging stakeholders
* Ability to identify issues and articulate proposals for change, coming up with creative solutions

This is an exceptional opportunity for a bright and engaging finance professional to join a high performing team with great scope and autonomy to be instrumental in shaping future strategy. The business itself is constantly innovating, giving the successful candidate valuable exposure to one of the most sought after FTSE 100 environments around.

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