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Finance Manager

£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Job Title - Finance Manager Contract - Permanent Salary - Circa £55,000Location - 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


Desirable - ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified


  • 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


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


  • 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


  • 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

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  • Job Reference: 706199635-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Lawes Consulting Group
    Lawes Consulting Group
  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent