Finance Manager

Solihull Permanent £50,000 - £60,000
  • Offers a high level of exposure to senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • Critical role which defines and delivers service excellence for the customer.

About Our Client

Our client recently won a significant new contract to manage the full outsourcing of a Finance Function. This Finance Manager vacancy provides a challenging but rewarding opportunity for a confident and articulate individual to take control of this contract, gaining further experience spanning both the Financial Control and Commercial Finance areas.

Job Description

The successful individual will:

  • Be responsible for the end-to-end finance management service provision to the customer - ranging from financial control to supplier and customer management
  • Provide analysis, insight, and performance reporting to the customer, identifying key movements and operational drivers
  • Take the lead for process improvement in all tasks
  • Own performance plans with the customer as necessary, being responsible for managing to time, cost, and quality commitments
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the bespoke system provided, lead on development, and challenge the software providers on improvement initiatives
  • Be the lead financial contact for both internal and external stakeholders, including regular contact with the key finance customer contacts
  • Work closely with the Senior Customer Account Manager and the wider team to drive improvements, efficiencies, and excellent customer experience.
  • Manage the relationship with Customer's suppliers, giving them confidence in the management of the contract and challenging the pressures they present as appropriate
  • Prioritise and manage queries from the customer's internal Business Units
  • Ensure compliance with contract, and log requests to change scope of contract
  • Train, coach, and line manage a team of 4 at varying stages of career development
  • Ensure a strong control environment is maintained at all times.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

  • Finance qualification ACCA, CIMA, ACA with significant experience of operating in a time sensitive and challenging environment (or equivalent qualification through experience or other post graduate qualification)
  • Ability to manage and communicate effectively with a number of demanding stakeholders while building and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Excellent excel skills.
  • An analytical mind, capable of identifying key trends and performance drivers in large data sets
  • Highly IT literate with an ability to adapt to, interpret and interrogate systems
  • Ability to challenge processes, simplify and streamline to obtain the required objective
  • Ability to use initiative to identify and tackle problems to ensure an effective solution is found
  • Ability to manage, motivate and develop a team
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and resource to deliver to a challenging timeline.

What's on Offer

Excellent package and benefits

Chance to work for an exciting, fast paced business with impressive growth plans.

Louise O'Donoghue
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+44 121 634 6920

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Louise O'Donoghue
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+44 121 634 6920
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