We are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager to provide trading insight, effective planning, management reporting and profit improvement as well as leadership to the finance team. We have some ambitious growth plans and the finance team are at the centre of enabling the business to grow sustainably.
Why Join Our Finance Team?
The finance team has grown rapidly over the past 5 years as we try to maintain and improve the level of control and support required for such a fast-growing business. This makes for an exciting working environment which brings challenge and reward in equal measure where you'll have the opportunity to influence, make a difference but above all have fun.
What You'll Do:
Building strong relationships with the director and senior management of the business unit to assist with conversion of high-level business plans to detailed operational and commercial solutions
Ensuring plans are subject to sufficient challenge to ensure they are robust and efficient
Producing periodic performance reports for each business unit with detailed commentary on variances and actions taken/to be taken
Liaise with the commercial finance team to ensure changes in cost base are reflected in client pricing and maintain your element of the client profitability model
Financially appraise investments and changes to operational procedures to track and review the results of investments to assess value for money
Set targets for operational and financial improvement and monitor against these targets
Identifying and tracking of risks/ opportunities vs plan
Lead, direct and support the team
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
Essential skills and experience required:
Experience of working, challenging and influencing at a senior level across various functions
You'll have some Finance Business Partner experience and will be no stranger to budgetary control, profit & loss accounts and financial reporting
Be educated to degree standard and holding a full professional accounting qualification such as CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent
Naturally you'll be very numerate and analytical, with commercial acumen to evaluate business plans as well as the charisma needed to influence often conflicting ideas
Strong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc
A UK driving licence as you'll need to be able visit our depots/hubs on a regular basis
What we can offer you:
We can offer you a competitive salary, bonus, company car/allowance, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 3% contribution into your pension, life assurance and income protection. On top of this, we offer a great range of flexible benefits that aim to provide something for everyone, so whether you want shopping vouchers, insurance or healthcare we've got you covered.
This role offers fantastic opportunities for you to climb the career ladder into managerial roles within both the function and wider business. At Hermes, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, we thrive on it and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
If you are ready to develop your career in an empowering, growing yet supportive business then why not join us? Clicking apply is the first step to 'Being the Me in Hermes