Finance Manager

12 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing; Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be Customer Obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our well-established Finance team, the role will include travel and visits to our hubs and depots across the country including our Head Office in Morley, so you must be comfortable with travel and occasional over-night stays. In the role you will primarily drive effective planning, manage reporting and profit improvement with non-financial stakeholders across the business; as well as coach and develop our finance team to provide effective business partnering.

Building strong relationships with the director and senior management of the business, you will help develop the financial awareness of the operational and commercial management teams, and assist with the development of the current MI, KPI and flash reporting.

Other key responsibilities of the role will include:

• Ensuring plans are subject to sufficient challenge to ensure they are robust and actionable.
• Producing periodic performance reports for each business unit with detailed commentary on variances and actions required
• Financially appraise investments and changes to operational procedures, track and review the results of investments to assess value for money
• Set targets for operational and financial improvement and monitor against these targets
• Identify and track risks, opportunities vs plan

Using your excellent influencing skills, you will build relationships with key stakeholders across the business to ensure each department is financially supported.
You will have a demonstrable track record as a Finance Manager/Business partner, ideally from previously working in a fast-paced environment such as Hermes.
You will be comfortable supporting and challenging at a senior level, to Finance and non-Financial stakeholders across the business, you must also have an understanding of budgetary control, profit & loss accounts and financial reporting.

If you hold a full professional accounting qualification, and have strong analytical and communication skills we would love to hear from you.

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