Finance Manager

Trace Recruit Limited
London, UK
21 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This a newly created role within a well-backed Challenger bank and one of the first key permanent hires in the senior finance leadership team. Very much a role for a Finance Manager who has the ability to step up.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for one direct report and take full responsibility for the monthly, quarterly and year end processes for all management and financial reporting, control, budgeting and forecasts.

A perfect role for an ambitious Practice qualified candidate who is looking for that next step up towards a Financial Controller role or for someone already within a financial services business in a Senior Accountant, Group Accountant or Finance Manager capacity looking for a step up.

Key responsibilities:
  • Managing a team of 1 (qualified accountant)
  • Responsibility for overseeing the monthly, quarterly, half yearly and year end reporting
  • Preparation of interim and year end financial packs, statutory accounts
  • Acting as a Business Partner to the key Divisional (non-Finance) business leaders
  • Preparation and review of monthly P&L's
  • Assess and understand the consequences of changes to Accountancy and Tax rulings and report on the implications they will have on the business
  • Senior level stakeholder engagement; with both internal and external parties
  • Assess and improve reporting process to ensure business efficiency
  • Build relationships across the business to ensure objectives are achieved
  • The successful candidate will be:
  • An ACA/ACCA or CIMA Qualified Accountant with at least 3 years PQE
  • Strong Financial Accounting experience
  • Must have Financial Services experince
  • Experience of financial services regulatory regimes
  • Management Experience is highly desirable
  • Experience of working in a large, multi-site business is highly advantageous
  • Confidence in dealing with Senior Stakeholders
  • Ambition to get to the next level

    This essentially a mini-Finance Controller role and the next step will be a much bigger, FC position - so will suit those candidates determined to develop their careers within senior Finance.

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