Finance Manager

The DP Group
Hounslow, UK
12 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: West London

Salary: Competitive plus car allowance, plus bonus, plus excellent benefits

Our client is a fast moving, diverse and high-profile Transport Infrastructure operator who are also market leaders in their sector, now looking to grow their established and highly regarded Finance Team. In particular our client is looking to recruit a Finance Manager.

The Role:

Working closely with the 'People' and 'Sustainability, Reputation and Risk' functions, the purpose of this role is to bring clarity and insight to our client's business decisions, providing constructive challenge and quantifying trade-offs to enable their service transformation while protecting affordability at an acceptable level of risk.

Critically, the Finance Manager will also need to build excellent relationships across all stakeholders to ensure consistency and delivery of financial performance, plans and business investments


·Lead, oversee and provide insight/ forward thinking to the monthly forecasting, long term management business plan processes, month end, and management reporting.

·Lead financial contribution to various projects and groups, including Procurement Savings sign off and development of Business Intelligence

·Challenge current ways of working through the business to ensure strategically aligned and financially sound decision making

·Develop financial models and analysis in support of strategic initiatives and functional processes

·Analyse complex financial and supplementary information to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations for decision making purposes

·Preparation and presentation of financial and non-financial information to support executive decisions

·Assess & challenge risk through interaction with business owners, supporting development of mitigation strategies and action plans

·Develop and leverage two-way relationships with key stakeholders including functional directors and their leadership teams

·Recruit, develop and coach/mentor direct report(s) with a continuous improvement culture

Experience/ Qualifications:

·Qualified accountant (CIMA or ACCA/ ACA) with minimum 2 years of Finance Manager experience

·Experience with technical background of reporting software

·Clear evidence of implementing high-impact continuous improvement initiatives

·Driven with significant energy and strong influencing skills

·Knowledge and experience of complex operational environment

·Strong communications skills with a demonstrable track record of excellent stakeholder engagement

·Demonstrable business partnering experience, ability to influence senior stakeholders.

This is a fast- paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. Promotion is very likely as the company is keen to grow this team significantly. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and where investment in staff is key.

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