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Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
REF: CG1310SFM_1507910473
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly sought after employer of choice with an impressive reputation for developing a top calibre finance function, is looking to source a Senior Finance Manager to join its talented Controlling team.

This business is undergoing an exciting period of transformation and is therefore looking for like-minded professionals who are always keen to innovate and put forward creative ideas. This is a high profile role, leading a team of 7, so you must be looking for an opportunity in which to develop and mentor a group of bright and capable individuals.

As well as being involved in complex technical accounting you will support the company's commercial and strategic decision making processes including inputs into Strategic Planning, Final Pricing and Trading Board forums. Knowledge and expertise of the Company's financial performance will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to contribute to high profile projects and programmes across the Group.

Main duties include:

* Delivering period, quarter and yearly reporting for Gross Margin (P&L, Balance sheet & Cash), analysing commercial drivers for Exec, audit and external stakeholders
* Delivering appropriate financial control and technical knowledge to ensure the business adhere to regulations and accounting policies
* Delivering budgets, forecasts and strategic plans for Gross Margin to enable management to make decisions based on the most up to date and accurate views of current and future performance
* Providing accounting expertise and control of operational processes relating Gross Margin to ensure accurate and representative P&L/balance sheet and the management of all risks and opportunities

Key skills & experience required:

* Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA either from Big 4 or a fast-paced blue chip environment
* Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner
* Strong analytical, Excel skills and attention to detail
* Strong commercial acumen, curiosity beyond traditional finance boundaries
* Assertive, challenging and confident with strong inter-personal skills
* Proven coaching, team leadership and development skills
* Enthusiastic, positive and proactive engagement of key stakeholders to build credible relationships whilst retaining professional integrity
* Significant experience managing, influencing and challenging a large and complex set of stakeholders, holding others accountable
* Experience in Finance reporting or Financial controlling
* A track record of driving value accretion and continuous improvement

This is an exciting opportunity for talented, credible and technically strong Senior Finance Manager to join a business known for providing a supportive working environment where top performers are recognised and rewarded accordingly.

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