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Finance Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Lawford

  • Contact email:

    mattlawford@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    31613_1668616722

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Matt Lawford


As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for supporting Contract Directors and operational teams within a cluster of service units. This is part of a significant multinational business with revenues in the billions.

understanding and managing operational financial performance. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Raising journals for business area, ensuring validity of accounting entries and compliance to contract, escalating any concerns to Regional Finance Manager
  • Managing the period end Review and Approve process and being the central point of contact for operational teams
  • Review of operational working capital components and recommending / driving actions to improve performance
  • Ensure billing is timely, accurate and complete ensuring processes, procedures and systems meet contractual requirements recommending improvements and efficiencies as appropriate
  • Supporting the Profit Protection team, driving units to complete self-assessment audits and assisting with completion of action plans to achieve required scores
  • Implementation of standard monthly reporting to be used in the business
  • Support the implementation of the workforce management and any other project
  • Assist in training of operational teams in the use of business reporting to understand and improve their financial performance
  • Analysis of financial performance highlighting to Contract Director/Manager key points to be discussed at monthly review
  • Analyse and manage all unit contract costs, ensure full purchase compliance, manage margin percentage
  • Preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts, challenging operational performance, understanding and reporting key variances
  • Attending and presenting at designated client meetings
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required


Who you are:

  • Experience of business partnering senior stakeholders with the ability to challenge, influence and persuade at all levels
  • High numeric and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable developing and working with complex spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable commercial finance experience of improving business results and adding value
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and present information in a clear and concise way,



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