Group Finance Manager ??? Leading Insurance Business

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Finance Manager - Leading Insurance Business
Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Looking to take progress your career as a Group Finance Manager with an award-winning business? Want to step into an exciting role where you can make a positive, lasting impact? If so, we want to hear from you.

The Company:

Born from humble beginnings, Hood Group has been providing innovative insurance solutions to renowned brands, insurance partners and financial intermediaries for over 30 years.

This is an incredible opportunity to join us as a Group Finance Manager and take the next step in your career with our forward-thinking business.

The Benefits:

- Salary of GBP45,000 - GBP50,000 DOE
- Life assurance, pension, medical cover and much more (after probation)
- Company-funded sports and social committee
- Free local gym membership, seated acupressure massages, and fitness classes

Hood Group invests in the careers of all our staff, through training, qualifications and providing a proactive learning environment. You will have the opportunity to broaden your existing expertise, achieve your professional ambitions and realise your full potential.

You will have the chance to increase your leadership skills and share your knowledge with a dedicated team in a collaborative and open environment.

What's more, we believe in an effective work/life balance and understand the importance of looking after our people. As such, Hood Group offers a great range of exclusive benefits, as well as employing a Wellbeing team, to ensure that everyone feels fantastic.

The Role:

As the Group Finance Manager, you'll oversee the activities of Hood Group's Finance Team.

Taking a hands-on approach, you will:

- Motivate and support the Management Accountant, Accounts Assistant and Accounts Payable Clerk
- Ensure the delivery of consolidated management accounts, cash flow management, statutory reporting, tax returns and R&D refunds
- Oversee and assist with the preparation of analyses and commentaries
- Perform financial reporting activities
- Work with the FP&A to prepare and submit budgets and forecasting
- Liaise with the Finance Team and Auditors to prepare year end statutory accounts

About You:

To be considered, you will need:

- Experience of producing management accounts, budgets and forecasts
- Previous experience of preparing group consolidations
- To be a qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA accountant (or equivalent)

Ideally, you'll have experience in the insurance or financial services sector, but this is not essential. Knowledge of Access accounting software would also be beneficial.

Other companies may call this role Group Finance Manager, Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Financial Controller or Financial Manager.

We are also eager to hear from candidates who have previously worked as an Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Finance Accountant or Management Accountant.

Webrecruit and Hood Group are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you are a passionate Group Finance Manager seeking your next challenge, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact all candidates. Therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 10 working days please assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

However, don't miss out on new opportunities, visit the Hood Group website for further opportunities and information