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Senior Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + bonus / pension / phi

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Rob Anderson

Senior Finance Manager

Reporting to: Head of Finance

Oxfordshire - 2 office / 3 wfh

Main responsibilities

  • A key member of the leadership team providing challenge, financial support and insights
  • Leading and managing the Finance team and being responsible for their objectives and development
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of:
  • Client weekly and monthly results:
  • Maintain tight cost control for the clients
  • Maintain tight financial control, including fully understanding the contractual and commercial arrangements with each client
  • Creation, review and presentation of internal and client budgets and forecasts
  • Monthly cashflow forecasts
  • Ensuring sales invoices are raised accurately and on time
  • Maintain tight control of balance sheets on a monthly basis
  • Maintain tight control of supplier payments
  • Managing / supervisor 1
  • New Business and Account Development
  • Be the finance lead for all new business and account development, including account retention and strategic growth of division.
  • Preparation and maintenance of up-to-date SOPs


  • Qualified accountant, able to translate strong technical expertise into practical application, and operational activity into financial impact
  • Transport / logistics / distribution or supply chain experience from a logistics environment
  • Strong commercial and operational experience with a proven background of delivery
  • Ability to provide credible support to non-finance areas of the business
  • Ability to operate at all levels within an organisation from boardroom to shop floor
  • Strong team player but also happy to work independently on own initiative
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Excellent Google Sheet skills
  • Line Manager responsibilities with a proven track record of developing team

Key Strengths and Attributes

  • Highly engaged, motivated and driven
  • Able to work effectively across finance, internal functions and with customers
  • Fine eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills - ability to adapt style for internal and external customers and also influence others
  • Approachable manner - ability to engage with colleagues in a way that gains their buy-in
  • Self-motivated - proactive can-do attitude, demonstrating energy, enthusiasm and commitment
  • Flexibility - ability to cope with a number of concurrent high level projects at a senior level
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a fast paced changing environment
  • Well organised


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