Finance Manager

Recruiter
Cargo Logic Management
Location
Uxbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Ref
1143646766
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional to come in and hit the ground running.The company is looking for an individual who is proactive and adaptable to a changing environment and can help support change. Job Purpose To efficiently and accurately oversee the financial management of the business.Reporting to the CFO, the role be a key liaison to the Managing Director others in the Senior Management Team, supporting them in managing their budgets and financial planning. The manager will assume a hands-on role with responsibility for the day-to-day financial operations of the company and take overall control for accounting function of the company. This talented professional will bring experience and be capable of managing a diverse list of tasks within tight deadlines. Duties will cover the full spectrum of finance operations, including budgeting and forecasting, preparation of management accounts, tax and cash flow management and auditing. Key Duties and Responsibilities 1. Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting o Prepare and support the formulation of the Strategic Plan financials and targets supporting the management decisions o Monitor financial progress against the plan submitted, giving variance analysis where relevant of deviations to plan o Working with key business teams to prepare templates to capture data in a standardised manner that supports analysis requirements o Oversee the preparation of key reports to present and communicate the business o Review current performance of business and assess major risks & opportunities o Prepare profitability and variance analysis reporting on findings with documented conclusions o Prepare and review Project Accounting budgets and incorporate into consolidated plan pack for review with the business o Provide reasoned advice on modelling, planning and forecasting with reference to cost, time and quality which incorporate the organisation strategic direction. o Work with the FP&A Team to ensure all data is loaded in a timely manner to enable time to reconcile and review with the business prior to submission to Group o Compile documents and prepare supporting documentation including presentations for review with key business stakeholders o Track the Business financial targets through transfers and between planning cycles, clearly and simply explaining movements in the targets o Ensure all submissions are received in a timely manner 2. Management Analysis (Monthly / Ad Hoc) o Review revenue and productions costs and ensure accounting is in line with policies and strategic management decisions o Request accrual or other accounting adjustments that are judgement based o Prepare, comment and review month end reporting packages for the Senior Management Teams o Provide variance analysis to support decision-making, including presenting economic outcomes, identifying the key value drivers, benefits, sensitivities and risks, accounting and fiscal implications o Support problem solving using sensitivity analysis and other techniques; review variance analyses and account reconciliations, and identify significant items requiring the attention of higher-level management o Prepare P&L and Balance Sheet analysis and reports that enable the business management to effectively challenge costs and inform decision-making o Participate in efforts with the business to understand key drivers and cost reduction opportunities. o Deliver project-based work alongside 'business as usual' in an environment of ongoing change and progress 3. Business Case Management o Work with the business teams to prepare business cases in agreed formats with relevant supporting documentation and presentations as part of the approval process o Provide guidance on the financial viability and support on the collation of the financial cost and benefit data inputs Qualifications / Competencies and Experience Required Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Excellent analytical and numeracy skills with the ability to present clear, accurate and concise information Strong commercial acumen and strategic business knowledge Committed, enthusiastic and able work on their own and to use initiative to drive the business forward Proficient analytical and excel modelling skills, and familiarity with scenario analysis Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence Takes ownership of and personal accountability for decisions and actions Experience in aviation or related industry desirable Fluency in English with other international languages including Russian desirable This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86122183

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