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Senior Finance Manager

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Robert Walters are recruiting for a rapidly growing pharmaceutical business who have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Finance Manager to join and help drive their business in the right direction. The role is paying £65,000-£75,000 and hosts a strong benefits package. A strong accounting background and finance business partnering experience is key!


Salary: £65,000-£75,000

Location: London – hybrid role, 3 days in the office

Our client, a leading supplier of aesthetic medical products and devices, is seeking a dynamic and committed Senior Finance Manager to join their fast-paced finance function. This high-profile role offers the opportunity to drive efficiencies within the financial reporting side of the business, with significant exposure to the executive team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing budgeting, forecasting, and providing monthly analysis of performance to support senior management. With flexible working options including two days work from home, this role offers an excellent opportunity for career progression in a supportive and inclusive environment.

* High-profile role with significant exposure to the executive team

* Opportunity to drive efficiencies within financial reporting

* Flexible working options with two days work from home

What you'll do:

As a Senior Finance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving our client's financial success with responsibilities as follows:

* Prepare and evolve internal financial reporting including month-end board packs, KPI reporting framework and commercial analysis

* Review and manage the month-end process and year-end processes

* Review and manage the forecast, budgeting and strategic planning processes

* Perform ‘deep dive’ analysis to understand revenue and cost drivers, identify risks and opportunities

* Prepare information for the year-end audit and manage auditor relationships

* Prepare financial information and statutory filings as required by internal and external stakeholders

* Business partner various departments across the business to support delivery against budget, company strategy, deliver on ad-hoc analysis, provide guidance and challenge

* Identify and manage risks and opportunities in terms of efficiencies across the business so that costs are well understood and managed

* Support work on cashflow, risk, tax, treasury, strategy and KPI metrics for finance

* Manage, train and review work performed by the management accountants and other members of the team to ensure quality of output

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Senior Finance Manager role will be a qualified accountant with several years of post-qualification experience. You will bring a strong technical background in financial control and processes, coupled with audit experience. Your strong IT skills and analytical capabilities will enable you to manipulate data effectively to provide accurate and insightful reporting. As an excellent communicator, you will confidently present business cases to senior management and partner with various departments across the business. Experience with systems such as Intact IQ, Power BI, Excel formula, and managing direct reports would be advantageous.

* Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) several years PQE

* Strong technical background in financial control and processes

* Audit experience

* Very strong IT skills

* Strong analytical capabilities; comfortable manipulating data to provide accurate and insightful reporting

* Excellent communicator; able to business partner confidently presenting business cases to Senior Management

* Experience with Systems - Intact IQ use, Power BI, Excel formula is desirable

* Experience in managing at least 1 direct report is desirable

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a multiple award-winning pharmaceutical business, renowned for their commitment to quality and customer service. They offer a supportive and inclusive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. The company also provides a range of benefits including a company pension, annual bonus, increasing holiday entitlement with service, staff discount, social events, and access to private medical.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your finance career? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

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: Pharmaceuticals

Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: City of London

Job Reference: VL5L1D-05D0F0A8

Date posted: 20 June 2024

Consultant: Liam Stubbs

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