Business Finance Manager - Birmingham

Claremont Consulting Ltd
Sutton Coldfield
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
19 May 2017
26 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Finance Manager - Birmingham

Working for our world leading multi-national client you will lead the West Midlands branch finance and admin functions and provide support to the Regional Manager in all aspects of the branch operations, specifically:-

Serve as an active member of the branch leadership team
Book keeping/accounting for UK business, (Concorde ERP)
Management of branch/facility administration functions
Management of enquiry to cash process/functions,
(purchasing, sales orders, collections, payments)
Financial Reporting, (forecasting, outlook, inventory)
Inventory management
Branch ERP Super user
Drive implementation and standardization of admin & financial processes
Productivity & cost efficiency in planning & scheduling of work

Operational Excellence
*Ensure that contractual obligations are completed and customer satisfaction is achieved, while maximizing revenue and profitability targets. Ensure account portfolios are achieving growth, proper profit levels, and customer satisfaction.
*Establish collaborative relationships across and beyond own area of responsibility in order to maximize the business' performance and share best practices.

Financials & Business Administration
*Oversee financial performance of the branch following the policies and standards of the company and with a stewardship that creates long-term viability.
*Support the business to deliver to planned secured orders, revenue, gross margin, EBIT and working capital commitments.
*Analyze and audit the effectiveness of the business operations and recommend changes to improve performance.
*Act and manage with honesty and integrity, following the highest ethical standards and compliance with all legal regulations.

People and Organization
*Follow applicable HR policies and standards
*Ensure compliance with the EHS Program for employees.
*Perform all people management activities for direct reports; such as objective setting, performance monitoring and performance review.
*Develop improvement plans for those employees who are not performing up to expectations and possibly implement some training/skill building activities as appropriate.
*In addition to the above mentioned tasks, any other activities and responsibilities that may be individually defined.

*Relevant financial accounting qualifications
*Proficient in Microsoft Office
*Proficient in using ERP, (Concorde ERP experience an advantage)
*Strong interpersonal and communications skills
*Minimum 5 years' experience in a financial/administration role
*Experience managing/supervising a team