Robert Half are delighted to be partnering with a large organisation for a Finance and Control Support Manager in Birmingham (may require some travel to London too). The role involves leading sustainable financial growth by taking ownership of the financial operations, controls and management information.

As the finance and control support manager you will be responsible for: customers, financial reporting, contract finance, finance process, procedures and reporting, financial planning, finance governance and people management:

  • Developing high quality and effective Client relationships and relationships with wider team.
  • Tightly manage contract governance, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the terms and conditions of the contract to ensure that all cost elements are appropriately accounted for.
  • Monthly formal Contract and Business unit reviews. Ensure use of best practice, communication and understanding of key business messages through monthly site visits with focus on underperforming contracts.
  • Liaising with the Financial Planning and Analysis team to fulfill any ad hoc information requests.
  • Prepare accurate Business Unit reports in line with monthly company timetable including full Profit & Loss account with analysis and commentary, Balance Sheet extracts and reconciliations, detailed Project Profitability reporting, Profit & Loss forecasts and annual plans.
  • Ad-hoc reporting as requested by Divisional Finance Director or Business Unit Director.
  • Provide best in class Management Information to both Client and management to include Actuals v Budget.
  • Continually review, maintain and improve cash-flow, margins and reporting.
  • Identify and help drive implementation of savings opportunities..
  • Communicate regularly with contract financial and contract support staff to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives and achievements.
  • Identify, analyse and resolve potential business risks, as well as opportunities and solutions to enhance business performance.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to consistently throughout the Business Unit / Contract.
  • Manage the integrity of data and records.
  • Recruit, induct, manage, target, motive and develop the Contract Support team.
  • Review and advise on resourcing gaps.
  • Carry out structured appraisals and ensure personal development plans are in place and include succession plans.
  • Build, lead and motivate a diverse and effective team. Empower team members to take responsibility and accountability.
  • Supervise and review performance of individuals in the team.
  • Convey messages and ideas clearly and openly. Involve people and influence decisions.
  • You will:

  • Hold a chartered accounting qualification or similar
  • Have fantastic communication skills.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Be able to manage, lead and influence a team.
  • Salary and benefits:

  • £60,000
  • £5,000 car allowance
  • Hybrid working
  • Apply for other benefits
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