Finance Manager

June 2, 2024

Job Description

Anderson Knight are delighted to be partnering with one of our valued clients to assist in recruiting for a Finance Manager, based out of either their Glasgow or Perth office.

Our client is respected and recognised as a market leader within the UK, operating within a highly regulated and innovative industry. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, this is a key appointment to support with the growth and investment period the business is currently going through.

The Finance Manager role will present the opportunity to work with a range of stakeholders throughout multiple business units and your team will be responsible for all period end closing and statutory reporting. You will work closely with senior management to provide strategic financial insights and optimise financial performance.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage, mentor and develop the finance team.
  • Encourage innovation and drive process improvement to optimise financial efficiency and performance.
  • Oversee day to day finance functions as well as all aspects of month end, balance sheets and cashflow of the business unit.
  • Own half and year end process including the preparation and auditing of the statutory accounts and group disclosures for the BU.
  • Monitor and analyse financial performance, identifying budget and forecast variances then suggesting improvements.
  • Ensure compliance is maintained at all times and the wider team remain up to date with best financial practices.
  • Key point of contact for Finance Transformation programme.

To be considered for this role, we are seeking a candidate:

  • Fully qualified (ACCA, ACA, ICAS).
  • Practical knowledge of IFRS & FRS 101.
  • Demonstratable experience in leading teams through periods of change.
  • Able to handle multiple deadlines without compromise of delivery.
  • Experience working in a large corporate environment.

To succeed in this role you will need excellent communication skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders and if not already possessed, will be expected to develop an understanding of the renewable sector.

In return is the opportunity to be involved at a senior level within a listed Plc with a company who offer a leading benefits package, including enhanced annual leave, discounted healthcare and many more.

To apply for this excellent opportunity, please forward your CV in complete confidence.