Finance Manager

Kennedy Pearce Consulting
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a private equity backed commercial property business, based in Central London is in the market for a Finance Manager to join the business. This is a great opportunity for someone that is keen to take on a role with more responsibility and exposure. You will be working closely with the Finance Director and will have exposure to the board members on a daily basis.


  • Production of Month-end management accounts and month end process
  • VAT returns
  • Budgeting & forecasting including cash flow forecasting and management
  • Providing financial advice and management information to executive and operational managers within the business
  • Assisting the Finance Director with financial accounting support as required
  • Assisting with the annual audit process, communicate efficiently with auditors
  • Ad hoc analysis and project work such as cost cutting and driving efficiency throughout the business
  • To develop and provide analytical reports and accounts on any aspect of the businesses activities
  • Work with all areas of the business to answer any invoicing queries

Skills & Attributes

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Able to work with colleagues of all levels and personalities.
  • Thrives in a highly pressured, fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Proven track record of improving processes within the department and cross-functional.
  • Problem solving with a "can do" attitude, working independently as required and using initiative.
  • Ability to prioritise own work to meet strict deadlines and to achieve agreed targets
  • Awareness of, understanding and anticipating the needs of budget holders. Ability to communicate effectively across functions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Is driven and has a positive work attitude, including willingness to work longer hours during peak periods.
  • Self-motivated to create and learn new processes and participate in new projects.

Ideal candidates will have a strong track record working in a varied role within an SME environment. You may be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or be qualified by experience, you must have strong understanding of finance processes. You will have a positive attitude and be willing to take on responsibility for all areas of finance in your role. You will be comfortable working in a fast changing environment and will be keen to grow within your role and the organisation.