Salary: £55,000 per annum

Shift hours: Full Time

We’re looking for an experienced, ambitious finance professional ready to take the next step in their finance career!
Due to internal progression we have an exciting opportunity to join our Restaurant Associates Group as a Finance Manager delivering financial and commercial support a multi-site business. 
  • Up to £55,000 depending on experience
  • Private Medical
  • Aviva DigiCare+ – Employee Annual health check, Digital GP, Mental Health Consultations, Nutritional Consultations, Second Medical Opinion
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
As Finance Manager, you will be business partnering Operations Directors within the sector and continually improve service levels, cost effectiveness, and add value to commercial activities undertaken.
Reporting into the Finance Business Partner, you will be required to be on site in London 2-3 days per week and provide day to day financial support to the regional, contract and unit managers. Understanding P&L performance, quantifying risks and maximising business performance are all key aspects of the role.
Key responsibilities include

  • Understanding and managing the financial risks and opportunities arising from volumetric and other contract mechanisms – and ongoing business performance.
  • Understand, highlight, and manage the financial risks and opportunities arising from balance sheet maintenance.
  • Manage Working Capital targets within the business area.
  • Deliver analysis of key business reporting such as month end reports, business reviews, client reports, budgets, working capital analysis and other ad-hoc analysis to be discussed at monthly review.
  • Preparation & analysis of documentation for client tenders, negotiations and capital expenditure appraisals
  • Support with the budgeting and forecasting process by consolidating the budget, understanding variances and preparing the budget presentation for senior stakeholders
  • Monitoring initiative delivery plan, challenging operational teams where there is a risk to achievement and highlighting to senior stakeholders
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or QBE with varied experience in accounting roles
  • Experience of business partnering senior stakeholders with the ability to challenge, influence and persuade at all levels
  • High numeric and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable developing and working with complex spreadsheets
  • Demonstrable commercial finance experience of improving business results and adding value
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Great time management skills and ability to prioritise workload. 
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and present information in a clear and concise way
  • Experience of operating within a multi-site, multi-contract organisation
  • Good working knowledge of SAP
  • Team management experience

Reference: compass/TP/1572232/158357

Location: London

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