Finance Operations Manager

16 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Operations Manager

Based in Bedford

Will consider Finalist, Qualified or QBE

Your new company
A well-known organisation based in Bedford that has recently merged with a similar organisation causing growth internally. This organisation offers a fantastic work/life balance, a great working environment and career progression throughout.

Your new role
In your new role as Finance Operations Manager you will have oversight of a team of approximately 4 and reporting directly into the Financial Controller. You will compile key business metrics monthly and hold reviews with team members to ensure performance is optimised and any issues are addressed promptly.
People management is a key part in this role alongside managing the internal control systems and reporting. You will develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk for potential fraud, as well as ensuring the month end process and timetables are adhered to and that physical controls are in place and monitored. You will assist in the preparation of the financial statements and develop external relationships with appropriate parties such as, bankers, auditors, solicitors etc.
This is a very hands on role and needs someone who is not only keen to manage and develop a team but that also likes to be heavily involved with producing accounts and preparing/presenting the necessary reports.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will need to have proven experience of managing a team and being in a hands on technical accounting role. You will be able to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders and have experience of presenting financial information and leading financial discussions with senior management. You must also have a strong profile in applying financial management procedures and controls, preparing sales and cash balance reconciliations, VAT and payroll returns, yearend accounts preparation etc.
The organisation will consider a Finalist, Qualified or QBE candidate for this position. You must also be willing to travel to other sites when needed.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be offered a salary up to £40,000 per annum plus an excellent benefit package with a fantastic work/life balance. You will also be able to really make your mark within this organisation and across the team to further your career and knowledge.

What you need to do now
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