Business Unit Finance Manager

Michael Page
Poole, Dorset
13 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Hayley Packham
Contract type
Part time

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Assistant Financial Controller will be responsible for leading the UK and Ireland finance team that supports 15 sites. You'll manage a team of 5 and be responsible for their training and development.

Client Details

FTSE 100 employer of choice in the Dorset market. A global leader in their field who put the customer and the staff at the heart of everything they do. With a proven succession plan in place, it is a fantastic time to join an ever growing and changing organisation and enjoy a fabulous career!


This is a broad finance role that encompasses the following:

- Producing management accounts and P&Ls,

- Balance sheet and fixed asset reconciliations,

- Coordinating budgeting processes,

- Supporting with statutory accounts, tax and VAT

- Coordinating payroll

- Managing and developing a team of five


The ideal candidate will be a technically strong qualified accountant with a strong academic background.

Proven team management experience is essential for this role as well as having an exceptional eye for detail and strong analytical skills

Experience with consolidation software and IFRS knowledge would be preferred.

With multiple sites and locations to support, you will be an excellent communicator, particularly at a senior level and will need to build good relationships with many stakeholders both finance and non finance. Being able to tangibly demonstrate Business Partnering will be important.

You will be ambitious and will have aspirations to learn, grow and take on a Financial Controller role over the next 2 years.

Lastly, experience of Navision/Hyperion would be a bonus

Job Offer

Alongside an attractive salary, benefits include:

- Group personal pension Plan,

- 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays),

- Private health care

Opportunity to fast track your career in a global brand who can offer unrivalled training and career platforms in the UK and globally.