Finance Manager

England, Bristol
£35000 - £40000 per annum
04 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
May Travis
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

Exciting opportunity to join a great brand in a business facing finance role. Work closely with various customers to build relationships to drive decision making.

Client Details

Our client is a well-know, national brand who are recognised for being at the forefront of training and development as well as progression. As a business, they really value their people and offer a friendly working environment.


The Finance Manager's key responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role will be responsible for the day to day running of a number of customer contracts.
  • Manage all transport financial activities in relation to those contracts in a manner that adds value to the client and the business to achieve key operational and financial performance objectives.
  • To ensure a strong financial control environment, with strong reporting and balance sheet controls developed and adhered to
  • Ensure financial audits are conducted in line with Wincanton policy and procedure and financial regulations.
  • To ensure a high quality and efficient service is provided both internally and externally to achieve area targets.
  • To ensure all financial procedures are dealt with timely and efficiently in line with procedures.
  • Support the generation and robust validation of continuous improvement activities, for finance processes as well as the operational environment.
  • Ensures relevant financial policies are applied, financial records are accurate.
  • Build a rapport, develop trust with finance and operations colleagues
  • Understands and embraces the culture of the business and actively participates in developing an open / honest environment.
  • Support the Cement management team, providing regular information relating to performance v target and areas for potential improvement.
  • Ensures budgets and forecasts have been accurately compiled with regard to underlying operating assumptions.


The Finance Manager will:

  • Possess a recognised accounting qualification ACCA/ACMA/ACA

And will have:

  • Sound budgeting and ledger knowledge
  • Strong numeric / literacy skills to A level or equivalent level
  • Understanding the dynamics of open/closed book contracts

Job Offer

Basic salary up to £40,000 + additional benefits.

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