Finance Manager

Randstad Sourceright
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Job Role: Finance Manager

Contract Length: 148 working days

Location: Uxbridge

Pay rate: GBP450 per day

Reporting to our Financial Controller, you will be the Finance Manager of a company undergoing significant growth. This is a business critical role covering workstreams that touch upon the full business P&L, including financial reporting and accounting, capex, partnering business delivery owners, internal control, and working with suppliers. You will be supported by two Finance Analysts.

Key deliverables will include:
* Responsible for delivery of financial reporting and management reporting
Taking a key role in the month end cycle
* Submissions into Financial Planning / Group re monthly outlooks as well as periodic budgeting and forecasting – clear and succinct understanding of all P&L lines
* Ensuring accounting continues to be in line with company policy with correct capitalisation treatment also ensuring revenue recognition follows UKGAAP and IFRS
* Pro–actively look for ways to stretch the P&L through cost control
* Oversee the business partnering to functional costs budget owners
* Secure appropriate Capex/funding through preparation of business cases clearly evidencing return on investment
* Work closely with Finance, procurement and wider business stakeholders to identify and help realise material opportunities that generate cost savings for the business
* Lead internal control workstreams including current relationships
* SOX review and close working with Business Assurance Manager
* Monthly review of balance sheet reconciliations and controls, conducting investigations and controls improvements
* Ad hoc projects and analysis
* Deputising for the Financial Controller as required

Person Specification:
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
* Some line management experience desirable
* Experience of working in a regulated environment and managing growth in a controlled way
* Track record of developing processes and quality of financial information to improve decision making and governance
* Experience of budgeting, cost control and investment appraisal
* Attention to detail
* Desirable: experience with SOX and SQL
* Ability to build, influence and manage relationships at all levels
* Inquisitive nature who is able to challenge the status quo and provide innovative solutions
* Passion for the role: Exhibit enthusiasm and a can–do attitude about work and deliverables
* Humility, sense of humour, charisma, customer focus and great teamwork skills

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