Senior Finance Manager

Pertemps Scotland

Senior Finance Manager

£70000 - £70000

Pertemps Scotland, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 19-06-2024 (In 3 days)

job Ref: BL23205062024

Full Job Description

Senior Finance Manager

£70,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Greater Glasgow


Full-Time, Permanent role. Based on site in the office.


Pertemps is pleased to be retained to bring to market a new, exclusive opportunity with an award winning organisation.


As the Senior Finance Manager of a large team, this position plays a pivotal role in overseeing the financial health of the company’s international operations. Reporting directly to the Group Finance Director, this role offers significant scope for a depth and width of core responsibilities as well as finance projects.


This position involves strategic financial planning, budgeting, and analysis to support the company's operational and financial objectives. The Senior Finance Manager ensures robust financial governance, oversees all areas of financial accounting, and provides critical insights to drive business decisions.


Key responsibilities will include:


Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Lead the development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Provide detailed financial analysis, including variance analysis and financial modelling.
  • Monitor financial performance against budget and forecast, identifying trends and providing actionable insights.

Reporting and Compliance:

  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations and company policies.
  • Coordinate internal and external audits, ensuring all financial records are accurate and compliant.

Strategic Financial Management:

  • Support strategic initiatives by providing financial insights and recommendations.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities and conduct cost-benefit analysis.
  • Collaborate with other departments to develop and implement financial strategies that align with business objectives.

Team Leadership:

  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide professional development opportunities for team members.
  • Ensure the finance team delivers accurate and timely financial information.

Cost Control and Efficiency:

  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and efficiency improvements.
  • Implement financial controls to manage costs and optimize resource allocation.
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure financial and operational performance.

Business Partnership:

  • Act as a strategic partner to the business, providing financial expertise and guidance to support decision-making.
  • Collaborate with operational leaders to understand their financial needs and challenges.
  • Facilitate cross-functional initiatives to drive financial and operational performance.

Risk Management:

  • Assess financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Ensure adequate financial controls are in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Monitor market conditions and economic trends to anticipate potential impacts on the business.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with strong post qualifying experience.
  • Extensive experience in finance management, ideally gained in a large, corporate environment.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in financial software and advanced Excel skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic financial planning and analysis.
  • Proven track record of managing and developing high-performing finance teams.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Ability to think strategically and manage multiple priorities.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.

Working Conditions:

  • This is an office-based role
  • The role requires the delivery of information with tight deadlines and the need for accurate and timely financial reporting at month end/quarter end/year end.

The company is a global leader in their field and has a strong track record of continuous professional development.  Their remuneration and benefits package reflects the fact that they wish to attract the very best calibre of candidates for this role.


Pertemps has been retained to carry out the recruitment on this role and all 3rd party, agency, or direct applications will be sent via Barry Lee at Pertemps for inclusion in the shortlisting process.