Finance Manager - FTC

England, Hampshire, Fareham
£40000 - £60000 per annum
18 Feb 2019
15 Mar 2019
Jack Birch
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification

A rounded Finance role to lead a small team, focusing on the completion of monthly close processes and delivery of timely and accurate reporting.

Client Details

Our client are a large, well known organisation operating in the FS and Insurance sector


Key responsibilities will include:

    • Day to day management of a small Finance team
    • Management and delivery of the close process, including key outputs performed on and offshore for the UK and Group reporting

    • Working closely with and providing challenge to other teams & functions

    • Balance sheet reporting, analysis, reconciliations and controls

    • Working closely with offshore teams to provide support, train and embed new processes

    • Driving a culture of continuous improvement

    • Query resolution, quality control and governance over outputs

  • Supporting new projects and developments in relation to the close process
  • Ensuring adherence to SOX control frameworks


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Have a thorough understanding of financial reporting and the close process
  • Possess knowledge of financial systems & business platforms (SAP exposure is advantageous)
  • Have the ability to balance a differing workload, from detailed reconciliations to senior-level engagement
  • Demonstrate an excellent level of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Have proven people management experience and demonstrate a personal development led ethos
  • Be available to start with a maximum of one months' notice from offer stage
  • Experience working in the FS and/or Insurance sector could be advantageous, but is by no means essential
  • Prior knowledge of SOX and associated controls will be advantageous, but is not essential

Job Offer

Our client are offering the opportunity to join their well regarded organisation, a household name within their field, with an ASAP start date for an initial 10 month contract. An industry leading benefits package is on offer, as well as the prospect of flexible, or even part time, working for the chosen candidate.

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