Finance Manager

England, Devon
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Tim Hand
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification

I am currently working with a large services business in Devon who are looking for a technically strong Finance Manager to join their team. It would suit a Finance Manager with good management skills who will be able to build relationships across the business and provide accurate and timely reporting.

Client Details

A fantastic opportunity to join a large Business Services company with clients in various sectors across the UK.


Reporting into the Head of Finance, the key accountabilities of the Finance Manager will be to:

  • Ensure the provision of monthly and annual accounts, budgets, rolling forecasts and strategic plans to agreed business timetables;
  • Liaise with and support Operational Management teams to provide a high level of financial expertise;
  • Use financial information to constructively challenge business activity in order to increase profits and improve efficiencies;
  • Forecast and manage weekly cash-flows;
  • Provide support in bidding activity, including co-ordinating and presenting bid financial information to the BU Management team;
  • Support and manage internal and external audit requirements, including ensuring timely resolution of audit findings and comments;
  • Work with other members of the finance team to drive forward continuous improvement;
  • Be responsible for tight balance sheet management and control (with regular balance sheet and contract reviews);
  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks as required by the Operations Director / Regional Managers / Head of Finance;
  • Protect assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference;
  • Comply with Company policies & procedures and the Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Work with reporting team to forecast and manage weekly cash-flows and assist Head of Finance with consolidation activity for all reporting.


The successful Finance Manager will:

  • Be qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA with at substantial post qualification experience;
  • Have strong financial reporting and costs analysis;
  • Be commercially astute;
  • Have people management experience;
  • Be able to prepare and present difficult and complex financial/operational information in a simple and meaningful way;
  • Be numerically literate and able to understand and manipulate financial models;
  • Have excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Have a high level of computer literacy;
  • Have advanced Excel skills;
  • Be an experienced user of Navision and/or SAP (advantageous).

Job Offer

Attractive package