Role details

Finance Manager

Birmingham   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • We are seeking a Finance Manager to join the Commercial Finance Team
  • Maintaining relationships with Directors and operational teams

About Our Client

Large multi national with HQ in Midlands area, multi site locations throughout the UK

Job Description

  • Leading and taking the initiative in driving margin improvement challenge and system improvements across the business to ensure efficiency and margin enhancement
  • Reviewing and challenging monthly business, cost and value reports, producing key schedules and commentary including identifying risks and opportunities and helping the units manage these challenges
  • Managing and developing relationships with the SSC and Central Finance, ensuring reporting requirements are met to the appropriate deadlines and correct process is followed
  • Managing and developing the relationship with Suppliers and Customers
  • Cash management and driving working capital initiatives across the business
  • Delivering monthly, half and full year accounts including audit liaison
  • Leading budget processes, reviewing performance and spend with Senior Management and delivering accurate and robust forecasts to Group/Business deadlines.
  • Assessing the financial stability/viability of potential clients and subcontractors
  • Ensure all processes relating to finance function are adhered to and managed effectively
  • Providing monthly and ad-hoc analysis to support the Senior Management Team in their roles

The Successful Applicant

An experienced qualified accountant with previous experience working in a busy finance team with significant direct report responsibilities, within a medium or large organisation

  • An individual who is results and target focused, with the ability to think around problems and the initiative to action change.
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial acumen and associated impact on financial numbers
  • Experience of working under own initiative as part of a small team
  • Ownership and influencing of contract performance
  • Excellent knowledge and practice of enhancing internal processes
  • Experience in preparing operational forecasts and budgets
  • Evidence of direct responsibility for cost reduction / margin enhancement
  • Computer literate. Highly proficient in the use of MS Excel and Powerpoint

What's on Offer

£40000 - 50000 plus bens

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