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Date Added: Sat 07/11/2020

Senior Finance Manager

London, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £70000 - £75000 / annually

A purpose led business with an ethos of doing the right thing both internally and externally. Sustainability, ethical, equality and diversity are at the top of its agenda to make it a force for good. Employees truly believe in the ethos and culture that the company stems from, and this is just as important as having the right technical skills.

The opportunity works in a collaborative finance team that is fast paced and ever changing. The job description will not be static over the course of the contract, it will move as you and the business grow. You are empowered and encouraged to take ownership of your tasks, therefore you get to shape the role and influence what you focus on.

As a Senior Finance Manager you will have one direct report who is training and part qualified. You will guide them as well as take on duties that cover:

• Finance business partnering for three divisions
• Prepare and review monthly management accounts
• Monthly reporting packs
• Working with the outsourced payroll provider
• Cash flow forecasting
• Drive efficiency of internal controls
• Annual statutory accounts and audit
• Managing 1 part qualified accountant including appraisals, development and coaching
• Involvement in finance projects and support

This is a fixed term contract for 15 months.

You must be a Qualified Accountant with ideally FMCG or Retail experience. You will have PQE in a similar accounting and finance role.

Importantly, you will be ambitious, driven, keen to take ownerships of tasks and use your initiative. An inquisitive mindset and first class business partnering and interpersonal skills are essential. This is a growing company who are seeking someone with energy. Although this is a contract role there is every possibility the position will be longer term.


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