Finance Manager

  • Job ref:

    ALE/ 1173635_1640087550

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £500 per day + per day inside Ir35

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

  • Email:

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Finance Manager

6-month contract

SC Cleared or eligible and willing to undergo an SC clearance

£500 per day inside IR35

Remote but 1 day in Leeds per week

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity for a new Finance Manager to join our team. You will be responsible for financially supporting one of our key client contracts (Revenue generation, financial period closes, variance analysis, Various financial analysis, internal costing, budgeting and forecasting) and business partner the MD/FD and other key operational stakeholders. A key part will be working directly with senior stakeholders such as heads of departments and Directors, providing insightful and useful analysis. The ideal candidate will be analytical, have impeccable attention to detail, be self-driven with the ability to build relationships with high level stakeholders. The role offers fantastic opportunity in our organisation to develop a career in a unique joint venture with a track record of developing employees and internal progression backed by the company group, a European leader of digital transformation with nearly 7,000 employees in the UK alone. The role would ideally be suited to a qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/etc professional body qualification) who is looking to utilise management accounting experience to business partner senior stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financially support/business partner MD/FD;
  • Monthly close of on a timely, accurate and professional basis (Monthly accounting adjustments/Variance analysis commentary/Forecasting);
  • Manage revenue recognition of a key client service contract and additional charges;
  • Update key financials P&L of a key client service contract and operational departments;
  • Manage P&L forecast updates;
  • Attend regular meetings with key operational leads to review performance;
  • Produce cost/benefits analysis of various internal business cases;
  • Develop and maintain financial models;
  • Ad Hoc financial analysis & modelling;
  • Deputising for others in the team as required to cover key roles.

Essential Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, etc);
  • Be educated to a degree level (Minimum grade required 2.1);
  • Previous experience in management accounts (Forecasting/Variance analysis/Performance reporting etc);
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders;
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with complex information and present in a clear format;
  • Motivated, driven and keen to progress career;
  • Keen attention to detail and an analytical nature;
  • Confidence to challenge where numbers don't look right;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software particularly Excel, Word, Power Point;
  • Flexible and adaptable to cope with a fast paced environment in a large organisation;

Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience in the Retail sector