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Senior Finance Manager (Temp to Permanent)

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager (Temp to Permanent)
Contract Type: contract
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Duration: 6 Month Minimum
REF: SM 100918 SFA_1536595770
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Vitae are currently working with an impressive UK business to source a Senior Finance Analyst to join their growing finance team. This role will involve providing accurate, timely and insightful information to help senior management make informed business decisions. A candidate with a background of implementing new processes and procedures would be preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
*Month end results management and reporting:
-Analyse sales and margin reporting to meet month end reporting timelines, including rebate and commission calculations.
-Complete overhead reporting
-Ensure results are fully analysed and reporting focuses on key insights, actions and risk management to drive performance
*Financial forecasting and budgeting (margin and overheads)
-Manage the financial forecasting and budgeting processes capturing key assumptions at all stages
-Provide insightful analysis and alternative views / ideas to manage performance both short term and long term
-Manage financial forecasting for subsidiary
-Continue to develop a focus on our customers to develop the business
-As an advocate of change work with others departments throughout the business to drive continuous improvement and information into the hands of users (particularly in the areas of automated reporting and analysis with an emphasis on utilising the IFS system & agreed priority systems to remove off-line excel spreadsheets)
*Projects and initiative support (innovation and commercial):
oPlay an active role in understanding the full business impact, shaping and providing appropriate analysis to drive business decisions
oManage costings and profit analysis with the operations finance team that reflect business realities
*Support the FP&A manager through the strategic planning process as required
*Develop strong IFS skills to support analysis of performance as required
*Act as deputy for the FP&A manager as required

This is a newly created position within the business, and the ideal candidate will have had at least 2/3 years experience in a similar role. Candidates who are available on a short notice period would be preferred, and due to the nature of this role Intermediate / Advanced Excel skills will be essential.

Reporting directly into the FP+A Manager, this is a pivotal role for the business and will involve insightful analysis of the company performance, introducing new procedures and processes where necessary.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.