Senior Finance Manager - FTC

Recruiter
Stott and May
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
80000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Accounting
Sector
Banking
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

My client innovative Cyber security and Intelligence solutions consulting firm that focuses on high profile and high impact engagements is looking for a Senior Finance Manager to provide leadership to a team of seven Finance professionals. This is a customer focused role with a high level of engagement required; our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills to ensure the whole finance function for the IT section of the customer's business is well controlled.

The main responsibilities will include:

*Lead and motivate a team of seven, working closely with them to ensure they are supported and developed.
*Work closely with the Leadership team on the customer's account, to support business decisions, revenue generation and customer satisfaction.
*Be the main point of contact for the customer, ensuring a variety of stakeholders have a clear understanding of their costs and budgets.
*Produce the annual budget and be responsible for managing forecasts over multiple business units.
*Business case analysis for new programmes, and support to projects once running.
*Support the various changes within the business such as merger activity, roll out of a new ERP system and other change activities.
*Ensuring good financial governance is adhered to, supporting any process improvements and identifying opportunities for savings.
*Have good commercial knowledge of both customer and supplier contracts.

Skills required:

*CIMA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience.
*Experience of providing financial leadership
*Previous experience working within the public sector is desirable.
*Experience of working with contracts, and commercial skills.
*A hands on approach with the ability to manage various stakeholders with different requirements.
*Excellent systems and Excel skills. Strong analytic skills are required to analyse a variety of data.
*Experience leading a team of qualified and part-qualified accountants.
*The ability to prioritise and act pragmatically in a complex business environment.
*Existing UK Security Clearance or willingness to obtain.