Finance Manager - Leeds City Centre - Hybrid

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance + 20% Performance Related Bonus
LocationWest Yorkshire
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified Finance Manager to join the Leeds office of a recognised globally renowned brand.

The business are the global market leader in their field, operating out of 500 offices across 100+ countries. They are headquartered in London, but are now recruiting a Finance Manager for their Leeds City Centre based division.

The role will head up a team of 8-10 support staff, and report directly to the Finance Director. It is a split role between core management accounts and business partnering, so will offer end to end exposure of finance, as well as staff management.

***This would be the ideal role for someone with great commercial acumen and strong business partnering skills, looking for the move before Financial Controller***

The key duties of this role will include:

  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to consistently throughout the Business Unit.
  • Continually review, maintain and improve cash-flow, margins and reporting.
  • Develop targets and benchmarking processes to challenge the financial information
  • Prepare accurate Business Unit reports in line with monthly company timetable 
  • Balance Sheet extracts and reconciliations, and detailed Project Profitability reporting.
  • Profit & Loss forecasts & annual plans.
  • Manage and Develop Contract Support Team 
  • Monthly formal Contract and Business unit reviews.
  • Ensure use of best practice, communication and understanding of key business messages through monthly site visits with focus on underperforming contracts
  • Provide financial and contract support leadership and direction in the Business Unit.
  • Implement improvements, drive change, raise standards through the direct and indirect management of staff.
  • Act as a specialist partner to the Business Unit Director to both advise and challenge senior management on performance.
The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified, with relevant post qualified experience - Essential
  • Have previously operated within a fast paced/high volume working environment - Essential
  • Have experience of business partnering/stakeholder management within a commercial focused role - Essential
  • Have previous experience of staff supervision/management - Essential

What's on offer?
  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • 20% performance related bonus
  • £5000 car allowance
  • Pension