group finance manager in bedford

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£ 55,000 per year
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bedford, bedfordshire
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
£ 55,000 per year
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job description

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Group Finance Manager to join our highly regarded client, with an instantly recognisable brand based in Bedford. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and talented Finance Manager, to join an organisation during an undeniably exciting period. This client can offer a working environment that is both transparent and challenging; at the same time providing employees with enough autonomy to make their mark, whether that's through improving processes or implementing procedures. You will provide insightful and effective support to a variety of stakeholders across all group functions.

Key responsibilities of the Group Finance Manager will include:

-To develop and subsequently improve the management information produced to assist in improved decision making.
-To produce complete, accurate and timely management accounting information for the relevant P&L. This includes responsibility for the accounting for all direct and indirect costs.
-You will have ideally worked for a fast-paced and dynamic organisation, so will be comfortable adhering to tight deadlines. As an individual, you must show clear technical ability, as well as a confident leadership style; able to deal with the numbers at a high level, but also follow a hands on approach on the ground where everything is processed.
-Taking ownership of the financial reporting for your business areas profit & loss in addition to certain overheads areas to ensure the financial performance is understood and communicated to the relevant people, advising senior management of financial opportunities and threats in a timely manner.
-Additionally the role will involve building relationships with a variety of stakeholders within the business to ensure focus on optimising gross profit through optimising costs and driving efficiencies.

The ideal Group Finance Manager will possess the following attributes/skills:

-Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).
-Show strong financial and commercial experience including performance and process improvement.
-Good leadership, communication and negotiation skills.
-Previous management experience as will lead and develop a small team.
-Good systems skills particularly Excel and Oracle.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Group Finance Manager to join this well known brand where you will have the freedom to influence Finance and the wider business.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


Management Accounting, Business Partner, group finance manager,


Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA