Finance Manager

Recruiter
GPS Return
Location
Harrogate, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1240505258
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting and interesting opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to join the Group Finance Team as Finance Manager - Central Services for one of our key partners.

The team's remit is far-reaching with activities ranging from business partnering the Central Services functions, working across the finance functions to improve group-wide financial processes to the consolidation of the Group's accounts. This role will focus on business partnering with the Central Services functions, delivery of high-quality management reporting as well as ensuring strong financial standards are maintained. The role also requires the individual to be able to lead and deliver improvements to our financial procedures and processes.

Based at their office in Harrogate and reporting to the Group Financial Controller, your responsibilities will include:
  • providing a trusted single point of contact within Finance to Central Services and Group functions.
  • implementing change across various financial processes delivering best practice, efficiency and strong controls.
  • line managing the Management Accountant - Central Services and have overall sight of the team objectives.
  • holding the overall view of the Central and Group teams annual budget, completing the first review before further review with Group Financial Controller.

As the right person for this role will need to be self-initiating and proactive, with previous experience of business partnering non-finance functions and of team management as they will be expected to manage the Management Accountant. You will need a recognised accounting qualification with 2-3 years post qualified experience. Excellent communication, numerical and analytical skills are essential, coupled with drive, passion and enthusiasm to build strong cross-functional relationships to enable progress and change.

This is a 12-month fixed-term basis covering maternity leave. We are looking for someone who would be able to work between 24 - 30 hours per week and as such would be suited to someone looking to return to work, or find greater flexibility.

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