Finance Manager

Fusion People Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This role for a Finance Manager has been released on a temporary basis for 3 months initially.

They are looking for a Finance Manager to support with additional workload which resulted from the merger of two organisations. Ideal candidates will have experience as an auditor in a professional service firm, managing teams and processes, coordinating tasks and providing technical advice.

Role context:
The new organisation will be a significantly larger, more diverse organisation, employing over 3,000 people. This is a challenging management role, part of a growing business and adding significant value by providing leadership, development and support to employees across the new organisation. The role requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the natural ability to network and build effective relationships within the Finance team and with key stakeholders across the organisation.

Purpose of the role:
To manage the day to day operations and development of the Finance team by setting, reviewing, monitoring and improving the targets and activities carried out thereby ensuring that business objectives are met and a high standard of financial information and data quality is maintained.

* Deliver accurate, timely and high quality management reporting, audit schedules and statutory accounting notes for the group and its subsidiaries, ensuring all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.
* Establish and monitor controls to ensure high data quality, accurate ledgers and compliance with the company financial and operating regulations.
* Advise and support the business in decision making to ensure Peabody’s strategic aims are realised, producing narrative and commentary reports for the Executive Team, Committees and Boards as required.
* Lead on finance projects ensuring efficient and value-add delivery on time and within scope.
* Continually review and improve systems and processes, including month-end reporting and accounting processes, working in a collaborative manner across teams and departments and maintaining a positive approach to change at all times.
* To effectively and proactively lead, manage and motivate the team ensuring that there is a culture of high performance, strong engagement and a commitment to continual improvement.
* To recruit, manage and appraise employees thereby ensuring the provision of an effective, efficient and well-motivated team.
* To establish and implement effective working arrangements & practices to ensure a consistent level of service delivery in line with the Peabody business plan.
* To monitor and review the internal and external environment to ensure compliance and best practice are adhered to.
* To prepare, monitor and deliver individual and team targets/budgets in line with the their business plan.

Skills/Experience required:
* Strong academical background
* Experience of managing the audit processes
* Proven ability to lead, manage and motivate a team – they will be managing a small team of 2-3 people, there are 6 people working in the whole department
* Understanding of applicable regulatory frameworks
* Ability to work independently, exercising good initiative and judgement
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Proven time management and prioritisation skills.
* Proven experience and ability to deliver excellent customer care and valuing diversity.
* Proven attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously.
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and targets
* To ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to so that consistent and standard practice is achieved across the organisation
* A commitment to continuing professional development.

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