Finance Manager

Michael Page
10 May 2019
29 May 2019
James Skeath
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time

Reporting to the Finance Director and Board you are a highly commercial and business minded accountant with strong strategic ability who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. This is a fabulous opportunity for a highly motivated person looking to work in a challenging, but exciting role.

Client Details

My client is one of the fastest growing technology companies of their type in the UK. They've succeeded in a competitive industry by being different. Different in the way they treat their customers, different in the way they build their culture. Different in the way they recruit for their most important resource, their staff.

They focus on recruiting and developing the best people possible in all positions. Their company culture is to be 'Better than Best Practise' in everything they do. This means constantly working to support the growth and development of their staff and ensuring that they are always doing everything possible to provide a fantastic working environment.

So what does that look like to their staff? It means offering competitive employment packages, with benefits that extend beyond everyone else's 'standard' offering. It means being an accredited Investor In People, providing individual training budgets for staff and progression plans that help them build a career, not just a job. It's offering the little things that make a big difference, like a benefits system that gives staff discounted life essentials such as gym memberships, mobile phone insurance, restaurants and shopping.


  • Supervise and mentor Finance department
  • Process weekly payment run
  • Credit control
  • Cash management
  • Customer queries
  • Internal queries
  • Payroll (Currently external bureau)
  • Profit and loss forecast
  • Cash flow forecast
  • Adhoc Reporting
  • Budget vs Actual review
  • Prepare VAT and P11D forms for HMRC
  • Prepare management accounts for presentation to Finance Director and Board.


They are looking to recruit a Finance Manager, with a background in the Telco/IT industry, with knowledge of services and solutions business models, potentially including networking, data centre and cloud solution services and solutions revenue and forecasting models. Understanding of service desk SLA's and customer charging for this type of model would be helpful.

You will be part of a highly customer focused team, interacting and liaising constantly with your finance team, sales team and service desk project managers to enable delivery of their connectivity solution to all customers.

This is a key role in the organization, with an expectation that the successful candidate has the capability to lead by example in servicing and managing all aspects of the finance function, including forecasting (P&L), cash flow projections and reporting, supervising and mentoring a team of three others (1 x qualified, 2 x part-qualified) for Payroll, Cash Management, Billings, and credit control.

The successful candidate will also have experience in:

  • Co-ordinating all finance functions of a team
  • Working on multiple finance aspects, at different stages that vary in size and scale
  • Building and maintaining trusted internal and external customer relationships
  • Working with heads of departments on clear budgeting strategies
  • Managing and delivering to a clear plan
  • Working with all levels of a business in terms of gathering finance data for management reporting

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer

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