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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £61000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RB888_1615301141
Contact Name: Rahela Begum
Contact Email: rahela@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager for a Management Consultancy Firm. The ideal candidate will come from a professional services background. The role is a 6 months temp to perm, paying up to £65,000.

Key Responsiblities:

  • Responsible for the production of monthly management accounts and other key management information.
  • Act as the business partner for key sectors and business units, whilst supporting the wider finance function.

Financial and management accounts

  • Responsibility for relevant sector / business unit reporting
  • Adhere to the reporting timetable
  • Perform revenue and margin analysis, commenting on key variances
  • Analyse overheads, commenting on key variances.
  • Prepare / review accrued and deferred income reports
  • Prepare / review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of transactions within the finance system
  • Improve month-end controls and processes where appropriate

Business Partnering

  • Act as the business partner and primary point of contact for relevant sectors / business units

Other Reporting

  • Produce Sector / Business Unit performance and other adhoc reports, as required
  • Support the preparation / review of summary financial accounts and consolidations

Team Work

  • Collaborate with the wider finance function to ensure the smooth running of month-end processes, and the production of key deliverables within deadlines
  • Support the wider corporate functions (HR, Marketing, IT, etc.)

 

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience

Technical Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience of reporting (e.g. Excel based Management Accounts, KPIs and other MI)
  • Strong/Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of accounting packages, preferably Access applications (FocalPoint and Dimensions)

Other

  • Experience of working within the professional services/consulting sector (preferable)
  • Experience of working within a partnership environment (preferable)
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail is critical
  • Diligent, structured and organised approach to work
  • Able to drive change with a track record of delivering processes improvements
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels (written and verbal)