Salary: £39721 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

As our Finance Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Contract Directors/ Managers and operational teams in understanding and managing operational financial performance of contracts. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Raising journals for business area, ensuring validity of accounting entries and compliance to contract, escalating any concerns to Commercial Finance Manager
  • Managing the Review and Approve process being the central point of contact for operational teams
  • Review of operational working capital components and recommending / driving actions to improve performance
  • Ensure billing is timely, accurate and complete ensuring processes, procedures and systems meet contractual requirements recommending improvements and efficiencies as appropriate
  • Supporting the Profit Protection team, driving units to complete self-assessment audits and assisting with completion of action plans to achieve required scores
  • Implementation of standard monthly reporting to be used in the business
  • Assist in training of operational teams in the use of business reporting to understand and improve their financial performance
  • Analysis of financial performance highlighting to Contract Director key points to be discussed at monthly review
  • Analyse and manage all unit contract costs, ensure full purchase compliance, manage margin percentge
  • Preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts, challenging operational performance, understanding¬† and reporting key variances
  • Attending and presenting at designated Client meetings
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with varied experience in accounting roles
  • Experience of leading, motivating and developing a finance team
  • Experience of business partnering 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
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and present information in a clear and concise way,

Reference: com/0308/76009001/52305078/SU
Location: London

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