Interim Finance Manager

Broster Buchanan

We are recruiting an Interim Finance Manager for a 14 month contract within a large FTSE listed business based in Peterborough.

We are recruiting an Interim Finance Manager for a 14 month contract within a large FTSE listed business based in Peterborough.

Your Role: As Finance Manager, your role will be an essential part of the London and Peterborough Management Accounting team, reporting directly into the Head of Finance

● Leadership and development of a team which consists of 2 direct reports and 3 indirect reports. Also due to cross locational reporting there is daily oversight of the 2 other team members in Peterborough working closely with the London finance manager.
● Building and owning collaborative relationships with both Finance and non-Finance stakeholders
● Focus on process and continuous improvement
● Weekly & monthly submissions for the full P&L
● Budgets, forecasts, rolling forecast management and presentation to Execs
Your team:
● Ownership of weekly and monthly results, including commentary to the HOF/CEO/CFO and monthly results meetings with UK stakeholders.
● Ownership of all balance sheet recs, including analysis, flagging risks/opportunities and Blackline sign off.
● Oversight of central costs Budgets/Forecast and the allocations across the P&L’s.
● Consolidation and review of full P&L budget and outlooks with the other finance manager before presentation to HOF/CFO and CEO.
● Position management, including rolling forecast management, proactively identifying risks and opportunities, and long term plan submission.
● Proactively identify and highlight relevant issues for the both Finance and Business areas.
● Focus on strategy and development of your department and team.
● Identify risk areas/process improvements and implement improvements.

To apply for this role you will need to be fully ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with comprehensive post qualified experience. We want someone who really wants to make a difference.

Some of the skills you will need include:
● Total ownership of your role, including not just the work but also team development and stakeholder relationships
● Identifying risks across all areas to deep dive and problem solve as required, flagging any issues on a timely basis
● Proactively identifying opportunities for improvement, simplification and efficiencies
● Enthusiasm and curiosity to ask questions and improve processes