Finance Manager

Recruiter
Inspired Thinking Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding new role as a Finance Manager?

Where does this role fit in?

Due to our rapid growth here at ITG, we're looking for an additional Finance Manager to join our Finance team in Birmingham. A good all-round position, you'll be the key point of contact for a large portfolio of our client teams, bridging the gap between the Finance department and the Client Account teams.

You enjoy being the go-to person and can advise the client teams on preparing their month-end accounts, budgeting and forecasting requirements. You'll also be advising on a number of financial and commercial support areas they may need. A true Business Partner role, you enjoy servicing a wide range of people across the business and like the prospect of juggling the demands of multiple stakeholders, being solution driven and working to tight deadlines. You'll have the support of the wider Finance team where necessary but often you will be working as if you were an independent consultant.

In this role, you'll want to be able to comfortably challenge budgeting assumptions, ensure the integrity and best usage of the job management system, continually review the job profitability and identify any sub-optimal margins.

Ultimately, this role is about helping the account teams maximise the margins they can get. You'll be integral to helping the client teams grow their accounts and you take pride on being able to maximise the profitability of each of them.

So, what can I expect in return?

On top of a competitive salary, you can expect:

  • 25 days' holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Tons of discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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Essential Skills

Am I the right person for the job?

Just have a look below, if this sounds like you it's definitely worth putting yourself forward.

  • It's Finance, so we'd like to see a professional qualification of some sort, CIMA, ACA, ACCA. However, if you're part-qualified then please let us know as it's not a deal breaker
  • You can advise on both financial and management accounting practices; you've got experience in doing this within an organisation
  • Attitude is key here at ITG, you've a positive approach to problem solving and the ability to hold your own in response to challenges
  • You've got a strong business mind, with the ability to foster good practices amongst the client teams
  • Finally, you've got great Excel skills with an analytical mind to analyse and report on management information

So, what are you waiting for? You've got down to here which means there's a lot of things looking right, drop us your application and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!

About Company

Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is among the most successful full-service marketing businesses in the world, employing over 600 specialists across technology, marketing, data, print and content creation. We have UK offices in Birmingham and London, an R&D centre in Dartford, and client teams throughout Europe. We have US offices in New York and Chicago.

Our Media Centre marketing automation platform gives visibility and control of every aspect of our clients' marketing activity. It manages the marketing operations of around 60 blue-chip clients, including M&S, Heineken, PUMA, Audi, Sainsbury's, Renault and KFC.

Our technology is supported by a range of market-leading services, including our Birmingham-based digital agency, £250 million in print management, an eCRM division, which sends out four-billion personalised communications a year, a retail strategy agency, comprehensive local marketing programmes, and a 220-seat, 24/7 artworking studio creating over three million assets a year.

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