Finance Manager - Leeds City Centre - Hybrid working

Posted 22 March 2022
Salary£45000 - £50000 per annum
LocationLeeds
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceSS/35705/FM
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is brand new role for a Finance Manager to join a highly successful, American owned business based in Leeds City Centre. The company have recently gone through a high profile acquisition, and as a result are now building an additional new Leeds based finance team.

Reporting into the Head of Finance, this role will mainly be responsible for day to day management of the transactional finance team (15-20 staff). The ideal candidate will lead by example, and have a proven track record of of effectively managing teams, have strong attention to detail, and the ability work as part of a busy and fast paced finance function.

The role will be based in their fantastic Leeds City Centre based offices 3 days per week, with the option to work from home 2 days.

***This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically strong Finance Manager who thrives and excels in leading, coaching and managing staff as their main focus***


The key duties of this role will include:
  • Managing a finance team of 15 staff
  • Recruiting and onboarding of finance staff
  • Set KPIs and ensure they are met
  • Manage the timely reporting and other stakeholder issues
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and efficiency within the department.
  • Work Closely with Regional and other department heads
  • Developing strategies and process improvements to help team and wider business

The successful candidate will:
  • Be qualified or qualified by experience - Essential
  • Have previous experience of directly managing medium to large finance teams - Essential
  • Have exceptional communication skills and the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships - Essential
  • Be commercially focused with strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills - Essential

What's on offer?
  • Hybrid working (working from home Monday and Friday)
  • Leeds city centre location with local discounted parking
  • Newly created role in a brand new team