Finance Manager, Open to flexible working

UK Wide
20 Oct 2020
20 Nov 2020
Contract Type

As Finance Manager you will give insight to the business and make recommendations to improve business performance. As well as being part of the UKI Finance Team, it is essential that this role partners with the business to plan, forecast and monitor results during the year. 

The role will involve preparation, analysis and control of weekly, monthly and annual financial performance, as well as proactive and forward looking guidance. A key initiative of the UKI Finance function is to become ‘Trusted Business Advisors’ and it is important that this position is a role model to operating that way.

Your key responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively with business operators, by sharing and interpreting information, giving insight that will help to improve business performance
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the underlying business issues and provide forward looking and proactive advice on these
  • Complete month end and year end close
  • Responsibility for the annual planning process, the Q2 Forecast and other ad hoc forecasts
  • Proactively communicate regularly with the Head of Finance and Operations Director to ensure emerging issues are raised promptly and to raise requests for assistance/resource on behalf of the service line
  • Performing other ad hoc projects concerning systems, process improvement and other business requirements

To qualify for the role you must 

  • Be a qualified accountant and have at least two years’ experience at a management level in professional services (or similar)
  • Have proven ability to interpret and provide insight
  • Be confident and able to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships at management/partner levels
  • Be Able to challenge and articulate opinions succinctly and persuasively
  • Have a commercial approach and ability to demonstrate clear business understanding
  • Have the ability to multi-task with a proactive approach with proven ability to respond promptly to business demands and adopt a flexible approach to tasks
  • Have understanding of a professional services environment
  • Be committed to developing yourself and others around you
  • Coach and develop other members of the finance team

What working at EY offers 

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY:

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.   

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