Job

Finance Manager

Job type

Permanent

Location

Birmingham

Category

  • Accounts and Financial Jobs

We are actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone

Role: Finance Manager

Location: Birmingham (SCC operate a hybrid working policy giving you flexible working options)

Salary/Package: To £70,000 (DOE), plus Company Benefits and access to fantastic personal development opportunities

SCC is Europe's largest privately-owned IT business, based out of the new £7m HQ office in Birmingham and we help clients succeed through IT transformation and exceptional customer experiences. We are a business where innovation is greater as we combine unique ideas, people and disciplines. We are a global company that is passionate about IT and where we look to simplify the complex.

Due to our continued growth and further development of our finance function, we are looking to recruit a new colleague into our highly collaborative and talented finance team, who relishes leading change, continuous improvement and who is focused on people development and creating a best-in-class finance function.

Reporting to the Director of Financial Control, you will be responsible for leading a team of management accountants in producing and presenting timely and accurate financial information for the SCC plc UK.

You will support the Commercial Finance and Financial Planning & Analysis teams in providing Business Unit heads and the UK Executive team with management accounts and ad hoc financial analysis to aid decision making and enhance profitability.

This role involves leading continuous improvement activity throughout the finance function ensuring; effective understanding of our processes, implementation of process and system improvements and management of change to ensure that we continually evolve. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • As the head of the team of management accountants you will be responsible for reporting financial performance, production of the monthly management accounts & ensuring timely review of the P&Ls with the business unit heads
  • Provide commentary and insight into all aspects of the monthly trading performance to the SCC leadership team
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Enhance profitability by supporting the leadership team with financial analysis; leading to revenue enhancement and/or efficiency / cost reduction initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with senior management in relation to the in-month and yearly performance
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations, challenging the preparers and authorising these monthly, highlighting risks as appropriate
  • Identify developments that can streamline processes to improve efficiency

Key skills/experiences:

  • Qualified Management Accountant, with proven post-qualification experience reporting across multiple/complex business unit structures
  • Solid experience in managing several direct reports
  • Experience in bringing together relevant data from several different systems to articulate performance trends
  • Strong business acumen/commercial awareness
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and experience of Cognos/TM1 applications would be helpful, not essential
  • Excellent collaboration & reporting skills, with experience in communicating and influencing at Director level
  • Comfortable with a ‘hands-on’ approach to resolving issues and contributing to the output from the team
  • Ability to explain complex financial and accounting treatments cross-functionally within the business

Why SCC?

  • An inclusive workplace
  • Excellent package: solid basic and company benefits
  • Hybrid working in line with role requirements
  • Career development and life-long learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to join Europe's largest privately-owned IT Company

We are an equal opportunities employer

SCC is committed to providing equal opportunities and a proactive and inclusive approach to equality and diversity in employment. No applicant or employee will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic which are defined as sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender reassignment, trade union membership or non-membership, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race and religion or belief.

 

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