Finance Manager

Recruiter
Arriva TrainCare
Location
Cheshire
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Manager
A superb 12 month fixed term contract opportunity is available for a finance professional with excellent leadership skills and a keen eye for detail.
Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its five strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2020 and beyond.
PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.
As Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for all aspects of financial communication to senior management, producing accurate and timely period end reports. You’ll also be responsible for leading, managing and motivating direct reports within the Finance Team. Your duties will include:
* Managing the preparation of medium-term plans (MTP) and forecasting
* Setting targets and driving performance through effective management and resource utilisation
* Reporting of variances and established reasoning, as well as factors that influence business performance
* Providing support to direct reports, including undertaking annual 121s
You’ll receive a salary of £35,000 to £40,000 level dependent on experience, along with fantastic additional benefits including: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.
You’ll be employed on a 12 month fixed term contract, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday at our head office in Crewe.
What will I need to be considered for this Finance Manager role?
* Strong technical financial reporting and accounting skills, with strategic management knowledge and the ability to analyse key reports
* Proven people management experience, with confidence in carrying out 121s
* Demonstrable track record of managing cashflow and accurately forecasting
* Good working knowledge of MS Office and advanced Excel, ideally with experience of SAP or equivalent
* Full UK driving licence
Although not essential, being a qualified management accountant with professional membership of CIMA, ACA or ACCA would be highly advantageous.
More about us:
Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year. You’ll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;
* One Arriva - We work as one team, ‘together we are Arriva’;
* Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day;
* Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first;
* Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.
Arriva is committed to diversity, if you’re good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you’re welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV for this Finance Manager position.
PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.
All applications for this Finance Manager vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

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