Finance Manager

Meridian Business Support
31 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a CIMA qualified Finance professional with knowledge of both financial and management accounts?

Are you able to lead a Finance team and be the operational lead for Finance?

Do you have a good understanding of Finance IT including Advanced Excel skills, preferably experience of a mid market CRM/ERP system?

I am looking to recruit a confident, diligent, patient, and driven candidate for my innovative and award winning client based near Exeter. If you are an effective communicator who can explain complex financial and management information to an audience of wide skill levels I would like to hear from you.

This a fantastic opportunity to continue your career with a highly successful and growing organisation.

Role Purpose:

* Support by providing accurate, timely business intelligence across the business to allow decisions to be taken which enable higher income and business growth.
* Anticipate opportunities and risks and present these in a way that the business can act to obtain the greatest benefit.
* Influence wider business process by asking the right questions at the right time
* Be the expert/custodian of technical accounting / data analysis
* Evaluate market intelligence data regularly and leverage to inform operational activities and strategic planning
* Measurement of KPI and KRI in conjunction with operational teams and driving reporting, interpretation and decision making
* Ensure that appropriate controls are in place to ensure governance and risk reduction
* Improve the internal controls to maximise revenue and reduce risk
* Coaching and developing finance the team to improve the capability and capacity.
* To ensure compliance with all accounting standards and to advise on future changes which may have a business impact.
* Take a lead role across the business with regards to measures and reporting, providing support and challenge to ensure we obtain the best business outcomes.

Practical Experience

* Being a skilled Finance professional who has an in-depth knowledge of both financial and management accounts.
* Demonstrate ability to lead a Finance team and being the operational lead for Finance.
* Be commercially aware, show initiative and have the ability to work independently as well as within a team.
* Provide examples of excellent customer service.
* Experience of dealing with external stakeholders like Auditors and Banks.
* Ability to present to Board and senior management. Experience of leading change either inside or outside the finance function.
* Have a good understanding of Finance IT including Advanced Excel skills, preferably experience of a mid market CRM/ERP system.


* Growing company with a clear vision and purpose
* Individual Performance Related Bonus up to 2% of salary
* Up to 3% matched pension contributions
* 23 days holiday (rising to 28 with tenure) plus bank holidays
* Full induction and ongoing training and development opportunities
* Regular appraisals and coaching
* Institute of Customer Service Distinction

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency

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