Finance Manager - GBP80 Million IT Managed Services Provider

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum + Benefits
10 Feb 2017
26 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager - GBP80 Million IT Managed Services Provider
Wisborough Green, West Sussex
GBP45,000 - GBP50,000 + Company Benefits Package

Who we are:

We support corporate and public sector clients with world-class IT products, solutions and services. Our thinking is award-winning. We carry the highest accreditations from technology and software leaders. And our data centre is second to none, holding Government Official Status.

The Finance Manager Opportunity:

Due to growth, we are now recruiting for a proactive, highly motivated and commercially minded Finance Manager to join the finance team based from our head office in Wisborough Green. The key aspect of this role is to support the unit, working directly with stakeholders to help deliver value-adding and commercially focused support designed to improve margin.

You will provide accurate, meaningful and insightful financial analysis (to include sales & margin analysis, detailed business analysis and management information, forecasting and commentary and budget management).

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this is a key role which will require pro-active thinking and a "hands-on" and flexible approach.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Day-to-day running of the head office finance department including the management of the finance team (comprising 4.5 FTEs)
+ Preparation of monthly management accounts to tight timescales
+ Assisting in annual budgeting and regular forecasting profit and loss account/balance sheet
+ Managing the annual audit process
+ Cash flow forecasting
+ Assist in tender responses
+ Preparation of ad-hoc reports and projects as required

Skills and Experience:

+ You will be a competent accountancy professional who is likely to have similar experience in a previous role;
+ You will have previous experience of managing/supervising a team;
+ Commercially astute with sound business acumen;
+ Excellent communication skills both oral and written with the ability to articulate an opinion effectively;
+ Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work cross functionally and interact confidently with multiple stakeholders;
+ Robust and resilient in approach - the confidence to challenge 'push back' when required;
+ Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, manage time effectively and work to tight deadlines;
+ A self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
+ Flexible with a "can do" approach;
+ The ability to work calmly under pressure;
+ Highly proficient in Excel and Sage50, knowledge of Microsoft Access would be extremely useful;
+ Team player - understands the importance of collaborative working;
+ Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with a relevant finance qualification (such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is preferred, although we would welcome applications from individuals who are qualified by experience.

Based from our head office in Wisborough Green, West Sussex.

Hours / Status:
Permanent / full-time Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).

GBP45,000 to GBP50,000 (depending on qualifications and experience).

Benefits and Perks:

Includes: healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme, on-line discounts & savings platform, life assurance, free parking, dress down Friday, fundraising, sports & social club, health and wellbeing programme.

Additional Information:

+ Must have the right to live and work in the UK
+ Due to our location, access to own transport is essential

To Apply:

Please include a covering letter along with your CV outlining the skills and experience that make you the ideal candidate for this position.

About us:

Join us at the forefront. Put your talent to the test. Make leaps in your field. We are a creative, collaborative place, delivering transformative results with remarkable technology for remarkable clients daily. Working here is challenging, rewarding and exciting. We welcome adaptable, enterprising professionals and invest heavily in their development.

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