I am recruiting a Finance Manager for a global manufacturing business based in Peterborough. My client offers exceptional development opportunities and has a renowned culture of mentoring across the organisation. Reporting into the Head of Finance, the Finance Manager will be responsible for Finance Business Partnering various senior people across the wider business. This is a high growth division and as such will require a high calibre candidate who can help drive performance.
The Finance Manager will be responsible for:
- All aspects of finance for the businesses
- Develop and maintain controls
- Report and analyse results and then report to the relevant Senior Manager
- Support the business through its growth
Take ownership for delivery of the period end control and reporting cycle for the businesses along with day to day financial management.
Ensuring results are accurately consolidated and reported
Evolving reporting to suit as the businesses grow
Leading the budget and forecast process for the businesses providing appropriate guidance and challenge to the business plans.
Developing P&L analysis and insight for use by the management team.
Managing the management accountant and assistant accountant, providing guidance and support to develop financial and soft skills and develop a PDP to support their growth.
To apply for this role you will need to be a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant with an exceptional communication style as there is requirement to communicate at all levels of the business and across international locations. As this is a high growth environment you will need the ability to adapt style to ensure effective operation across various business areas and cultures.
You will also need to be:
- Creative problem solver, ability to see both the big picture and manage the detail
- Proven analytical skills
- Advanced Excel user
- Confidence to challenge, but in a positive and constructive manner
- Ability to get stuck in
- Team player
- Not just "finance" focused; required to work with all functions
- Emotionally intelligent
- Management Accountant
- Finance Analyst
- Finance Business Partner