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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
REF: FMHERTS3105_1685533640
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Finance Manager
Hertfordshire (Hybrid 2-3 days in the office)
Circa £70,000 + £4,000 Car Allowance + Generous Bonus 25% + 8% Pension

Due to an internal promotion we have a fantastic opportunity to join this employer of choice in a role that will business partner the executive team and heads of departments across a Multi £M cost base.

The business boasts an unrivalled people centric culture which is both dynamic and supportive earning it numerous recognition awards as a great place to work. The business is highly profitable and investing heavily making it a highly attractive proposition.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Finance Professional to act as a key Financial Business Partner across a number of major contracts providing financial support / management and oversight. The role supports key contracts, with significant potential for further new business and a requirement to manage a wide range of financial topics around profitability, funding, business case, bid / cost validation etc.

An exciting opportunity to contribute and add value in a challenging and constantly evolving business with excellent long term opportunity to move around the wider finance team into a variety of roles.

The successful candidate will form an important part of the leadership team and must therefore be comfortable expressing their opinion and appropriately challenging the team to help drive optimal business/financial decisions.

Main Responsibilities:
* Management and support to the development of the wider team.
* Preparation of the multi-year business plans and the annual budgets.
* Reporting KPI's on a timely basis, achievement against these targets, including preparation of financial year outlooks.
* Financial management of contracts including: revenue & margin trading, cash management, currency management, project reporting/interfacing.
* Responsible for the integrity of financial records of major Contracts - including interacting with external auditors as required.
* Participate as an active member of the leadership team, promoting financial awareness and supporting the contracts in achieving Budget / Plan performance.
* Provide financial support to the business team, becoming a valued member of the team and providing robust financial insight and assistance.
* Actively seeking and driving improvements in working practices.

What we're looking for:
* Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA with post qualification experience or equivalent
* Experience managing multiple stakeholders and conflicting demands and deadlines is essential.
* Comfortable working closely & communicating effectively with finance and non-finance colleagues.
* Pro-active leader of change, willing to bring new ideas and experiences to the team and influence ways of working across finance and non-finance areas.

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