Finance Manager

Permanent | Competitive package

This inspirational organisation is seeking a highly experienced Finance Manager for a brilliant and interesting newly created role. As the ideal candidate you will think commercially as well as operationally, and you will enjoy a ‘hands on’ finance role in a busy and rewarding environment.

You will report into a highly skilled and supportive Finance Director and your key areas of responsibility will include annual budget setting, monthly reporting, and payroll.

You will enjoy building relations across the organisation offering advice to budget holders and operational managers ‘out in the field’.

The organisation has a strong and unique values base, developing aims and objectives with people supported, and placing a strong emphasis on maintaining a person- centred culture.

The job

  • Manage day to day finance operations, to include budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, and reporting
  • Collaborate with internal teams to provide financial insights, support decision-making processes, and contribute strategic planning
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance and compare to budget and forecast. 
  • Provide budget holders with financial information and detailed spend/income analysis
  • Responsible for the production of monthly management accounts
  • Produce and manage quarterly cash flow and assist in managing investments
  • Manage external audit and the preparation of the statutory accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and guidelines, both internally and externally
  • Liaise with external stakeholders, such as auditors, banks, and local authorities, to ensure smooth financial operations and compliance

Person specification

  • Ideally finalist or qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA – exceptional part qualified or MAAT will be considered.
  • Demonstrable experience managing people (minimum of 2).
  • Strong management accounts preparation experience
  • Experience of working in or overseeing a payroll function.
  • Annual external and internal audit experience.
  • Experience of working with non-finance budget holders
  • Exposure to treasury management highly advantageous
  • IT literate with a strong knowledge of Microsoft 365 and the Teams environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work, colleagues, and customers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships at all levels.

Salary & benefits

  • Salary is dependent on experience and suitability
  • Exceptional flexible working policy including a TOIL system
  • Hybrid working – minimum 2 days in the office
  • Pension scheme
  • 30 including back holidays

The next step

Please contact Ita McNeil-Jones directly expressing your interest via email –  she will then arrange a conversation to tell you more about the role.

At a glance

Job title
Finance Manager
Competitive package
Date posted
Friday 5th April, 2024