Finance Manager

Michael Page
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus great benefits, hybrid
01 Dec 2023
29 Dec 2023
JN -122023-6266252
Dominic Yarwood
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Provide centralised engagement financial management services to client projects. To bring process efficiency, to operate a process of continual improvement and to drive consistency across all project financial management tasks.

Client Details

Global leader in professional services.


  • Assisting business units within the service line by providing financial aid for projects and managing administrative tasks linked to practice management.
  • Demonstrating expertise in overseeing project financials
  • Ensuring adherence to regulations and contract terms throughout client projects
  • Serving as a primary contact for important stakeholders in the supported service lines
  • Overseeing project allocation, team performance, and fostering team growth
  • Playing a crucial role in the leadership team, collaborating with other managers
  • Establishing strong connections with clients and the broader community
  • Supervising team leaders and related teams
  • Coordinating and conducting performance reviews, talent development, and team meetings for your designated team
  • Providing guidance and coaching for your team and the wider function
  • Contributing to ongoing enhancements and team progress
  • Implementing and maintaining robust procedures aligned with Quality Framework standards
  • Thriving in diverse teams within an inclusive culture valuing everyone's contributions
  • Conducting quality checks on team member work outputs


  • Essential qualifications to include fully qualified CIMA or ACCA practitioners or equivalent
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills, able to understand and interpret financial data, recommending financial changes and adjustments
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a team in financial or accounting support functions
  • Experience of managing a team preferably working within a shared or global business service for a professional services organisation
  • Experience in ensuring that service delivery standards, controls and effectiveness are maintained at the highest level
  • Able to advise and guide customers, leaders and peers towards effective outcomes through insightful data analysis and generation of creative ideas
  • Able to work and report to all levels of seniority, with the ability to prioritise and deliver against SLAs/KPIs to tight deadlines without direct supervision
  • Sophisticated communicator, able to listen, adapt and flex according to different styles and audiences
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, flexible and adaptable to changing business needs
  • Able to work well under pressure and manage customer expectations
  • Able to use own initiative, be proactive and able to identify appropriate solutions to problems
  • Able to collaborate effectively and be able to share knowledge and experience with colleagues and leaders across the firm
  • Passionate about listening to, developing and leading people
  • Advanced ability with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint (training will be provided depending on your level of competency

Job Offer

  • Agile Working (1 - 2 days in office)
  • Excellent Salary
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Private Medical
  • Life Assurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Company Discounts
  • Much more

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