Compass Group

Junior Finance Manager

Compass Group
London, UK
Competitive salary + benefits
13 Feb 2024
13 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Responsible for:

  • Financial systems and processes
  • Financial control & target setting
  • Client billing & month end
  • All financial reporting
  • Financial risk & compliance management
  • Forecasting & budgeting
  • Leading the finance team in London

Financial systems and processes

  • Maintain finance process library
  • Ensure processes are efficient and best practice
  • Ensure financial systems (nexus, SAP, FBOL etc.) are used as effectively as possible

Financial control & target setting

  • Ensure we do not spend more than our budgets
  • Ensure that we have good control over what is being spent
  • Ensure that we set good targets for spend
  • Ensure good communication of actual spend, target and variances with budget holders

Client billing & month end

  • Ensure a quick and accurate month end close
  • Ensure client invoices are accurate, issued on time and with the correct backup
  • Ensure all invoices issued are paid on time

Financial reporting

  • Ensure MMR is accurate and completed on time
  • Ensure catering reclass is accurate and completed on time
  • Ensure any financial reporting for Compass is accurate and completed on time

Financial risk & compliance management

  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards
  • Ensure compliance with Compass finance policies
  • Ensure compliance with Client finance policies

Forecasting & budgeting

  • Prepare flash forecast for RA profit each week
  • Prepare monthly accrual forecast for Client
  • Ensure that quarterly partner forecasts are accurate and ready on time
  • Ensure that annual budgets are accurate and ready on time for both Client & Compass

Running the finance team in London

  • Manage the team of administrators jointly with the General Managers
  • Hold regular 1-2-1s
  • Hold regular team meetings

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have the values, skills & qualifications as follows:

Compass DNA behaviours

  • Focusing on clients, operations and consumers
  • Developing winning teams
  • Building strong relationships
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Innovating and improving
  • Delivering results  

Skills & systems knowledge

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • SAP

Desirable Experience & Qualifications

  • 3 years in a financial role
  • Part qualified (studying) accountancy qualification
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