Compass Group

Finance Manager

Compass Group
Competitive salary + benefits
06 Dec 2023
02 Jan 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Are you an ambitious finance professional looking to take the next step in your finance career? 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Chartwells Finance function as a Finance Manager providing support to a multi-site business.  

  • Up to £55,000 depending on experience
  • Private Medical
  • Aviva DigiCare+ - Employee Annual health check, Digital GP, Mental Health Consultations, Nutritional Consultations, Second Medical Opinion
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme

As Finance Manager, you will be business partnering multiple Heads of Operations within the sector, providing day-to-day financial support to the regional, contract, and unit managers. In addition to understanding P&L performance, quantifying risks, and maximising business performance. In addition to

Key responsibilities include

  • Understanding and managing the financial risks and opportunities arising from volumetric and other contract mechanisms – and ongoing business performance.
  • Understand, highlight, and manage the financial risks and opportunities arising from balance sheet maintenance.
  • Manage Working Capital targets within the business area.
  • Deliver analysis of key business reporting such as month-end reports, business reviews, client reports, budgets, working capital analysis, and other ad-hoc analysis to be discussed at monthly review.
  • Preparation & analysis of documentation for client tenders, negotiations, and capital expenditure appraisals
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process by consolidating the budget, understanding variances, and preparing the budget presentation for senior stakeholders
  • Monitoring initiative delivery plan, challenging operational teams where there is a risk to achievement, and highlighting to senior stakeholders


  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or QBE with varied experience in accounting roles
  • Experience of business partnering with senior stakeholders with the ability to challenge, influence, and persuade at all levels
  • High numeric and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable developing and working with complex spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable commercial finance experience of improving business results and adding value
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Great time management skills and ability to prioritise workload. 
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate, and present information in a clear and concise way


  • Experience of operating within a multi-site, multi-contract organisation
  • Good working knowledge of SAP
  • Team management experience

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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