Finance Manager

Reed Finance
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join a FTSE 100 Business Services organisation in the centre of Leeds. You will work across both Commercial and Core Finance Teams based in Leeds or Rotherham and will report in to the Finance Director.

This is a key business partnering role for Operations. You will responsible for client net profit reporting, analysis of reported performance against expectations and a full understanding of drivers influencing business performance.

On offer is an excellent package including car allowance.

• Produce accurate and timely reporting for a small portfolio of clients on a monthly basis. Ensure accurate representation of the client P&Ls, post all required ledger entries, along with reconciliations of all Working capital, Accruals and Prepayments, and maintain cash flow reconciliations.
• Review reported performance against flexed targets, and ensure that the key drivers of variances are explained.
• Build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business to influence financial performance and understand contract, price and cost drivers & challenge assumptions where necessary.
• Produce accurate forecasts of revenue, costs and margin by liaising with & challenging the Sales, Operations and Planning teams.
• Review forecast against Business Plan and previous forecast targets, and ensure key drivers of variances are explained.
• Minimise Working Capital through accurate & timely billing to clients, and ensure query resolution on a timely basis.
• Liaise with the client to minimise and resolve queries with billing.
• Deliver monthly scheduled and ad-hoc reporting to tight deadlines.
• Help the Contract Accounting team in streamlining existing processes, and designing new reports and processes where necessary.

• Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
• Previous experience in accounting role within large company background.
• Diligent, attention to detail, willing to challenge.
• Good Excel skills.
• Good at communicating at all levels, with finance and non-finance teams.
• Ability manage own workload, and meet tight reporting deadlines.
• Hands on and enthusiastic individual looking for career development.

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