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Senior Finance Manager (hybrid)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance Manager to join a dynamic team within large multi-site retail operator. This hands-on role offers the chance to partner with Regional Operations Directors, providing financial and commercial support, and identifying opportunities to facilitate growth. Regular interaction with top-tier leadership is a key feature of this role, offering unparalleled exposure and influence within the organisation.

• Key member of the Finance Leadership team
• Partnership with Regional Operations Directors
• Opportunity to provide financial insights and recommendations to support decision making

What you'll do:
As a Senior Finance Manager, you will play an integral role in shaping the financial landscape of our organisation. You will be responsible for:

• Business partnering with internal functions including Regional Operations Directors, Site Operations Managers and Labour Productivity teams
• Overseeing & supporting aspects of preparation of timely and accurate management accounts, providing commentary on variances vs. budget, last year & any other comparators
• Data storytelling to explain the 'why' behind the monthly financial results presented in the period end packs
• Ownership of labour costs including analysing costs and productivity metrics
• Responsibility of weekly & monthly KPI reporting
• Developing and managing operational budgets and forecasts at a business and site level, analysing performance deviations, and recommending corrective actions
• Period end reviews with Operations Leadership team, ensuring costs are well controlled and variances understood
• Proactively providing financial insights and recommendations to provide operational efficiencies and cost effectiveness
• Balance sheet reconciliations, identifying any risks and opportunities
• Develop controls & processes to support new and existing initiatives

What you bring:
The ideal candidate for the Senior Finance Manager position is a qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with previous experience in a similar role within a fast-paced environment. You possess advanced Excel skills, with Tableau/Snowflake experience being an added advantage. Your strong attention to detail coupled with your commercial acumen makes you stand out. You are proactive, self-motivated and have excellent communication and teamwork skills.

What sets this company apart:
Our client is the largest operator of multi-site retail in the UK, offering a number of leading high street brands. They are known for their dynamic work environment and commitment to employee growth and development. This role offers an opportunity to be part of a team that values continuous improvement, professional growth, and collaboration.

The position of Senior Finance Manager is offered with a Salary between £50,000 - £60,000, £5,000 car allowance and 20% bonus.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Manager

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum + + 20% bonus and car allowance

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Dunstable

Job Reference: 51025223/001

Date posted: 17 May 2024

Consultant: Bradley Slade

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