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    Job Title – Finance Manager 
    Contract – Permanent
    Salary – Circa £55,000
    Location –  Nottinghamshire 
    Industry – Finance

     


    Job purpose:

     

    To work with the key cost centres and functional areas in the Group centre to provide insight into financial performance, aid planning and forecasting and deliver a strong reporting process.

     


    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Annual budgeting for Group central cost base as well as longer term planning (3 year)
    • Liaise with Group Head of Finance, Group FP&A and Divisional Business partners to define budgeting process, particularly Group central cost base requirements
    • Quarterly reforecasting and reporting, including liaising with relevant budget holders for updated outlooks
    • Monthly reporting on central cost base, including variance analysis, monthly report to the Group Head of Finance, and commentary around performance
    • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required, including requests from internal due diligence and the M&A/Corporate finance team
    • Act as IT Business Partner to provide insight and a strong understanding of one of our largest cost bases, including supplier cost analysis, user/cost modelling, and working with the Head of IT and IT Supplier manager to gain insight into spend profile
    • Working alongside Group FP&A on Capex reporting and updates
    • Aid Integration of newly acquired businesses into any central budgeting requirements
    • Work with the Group central management accountant to ensure deadlines are met, and efficient working monthly processes
    • Helping Group Head of Finance report and deliver any cost synergies to reduce overall spend, both on existing and newly acquired businesses
    • Driving cost centre performance and working with the budget holders to maximise opportunities

     


    Qualifications:

     

    Desirable – ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified

     


    Experience:

     

    • Commercial Finance experience working in a fast-paced growth environment (over 5 years)
    • Finance business partner experience within a Group environment and responsible for a large cost base
    • Budgeting and Planning experience as well as monthly reporting
    • Financial modelling

     


    Knowledge:

     

    • Microsoft Excel (advanced)
    • Service industry experience and knowledge
    • Microsoft Powerpoint
    • Financial services sector experience and knowledge

     


    Skills:

     

    • Highly analytical with attention to detail
    • Ability to work to tight reporting deadlines and driven by key objectives
    • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, including Senior executive management
    • Collaborating and coordinating with other parts of the business

     


    Attitude:

     

    • An Ambitious, self-starter who can take responsibility and work effectively under pressure
    • Comfortable dealing with and leading through ambiguity and rapid change
    • High level of resilience
    • Proactive and collaborative approach

     


    For a full brief please contact one of our specialist consultants:-

    Tel: 0203 411 8430

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk

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