Divisional Finance Manager

Ref: AG/511245

Salary: £70k - 90k per year + 15% bonus, pension, health care

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance is currently recruiting for a Divisional Finance Manager for a growing AIM listed organisation with offices in Cambridge.  This company has experienced substantial growth through recent UK and International acquisitions so it is an exciting time to join.

This post is 40% FP&A and the rest is commercial and operatonal finance focussesd. The position will support two key businesses within the group. You shall provide strategic finance analysis to the Managing Directors to enable them to understand their results, give advice on financial contractual terms with clients and lead the division finance team in delivering strong day to day transactional support.

Further, you shall lead the consolidation of the Group results and be responsible for reporting the financial results to the Group plc Board. You shall look for consistency in reporting of information across the divisions and make developments to evolve the Board papers as changes occur.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and review division monthly results, providing insightful variance analysis

  • Prepare the consolidation of the Science Group results and lead preparation of the plc Board Finance pack

  • Lead regular revenue and P&L forecasting and the annual financial Planning cycle

  • Liaise with senior management in the business to improve the reporting of information to increase visibility and use of financial data

  • Monitor and influence the business to ensure they are in compliance with group policies such as business expenditure, pricing of customer contracts and finance terms of contracts

  • Involvement in adhoc finance projects, reports and analysis as required by the Board and senior management

    About you:

    You’ll report directly to the Finance Director and will be a skilled analyst with a commercial mind-set built on a robust foundation of financial and accounting practice. You’ll be engaging and convincing, able to communicate change by influencing stakeholders and deliver results.

    Experience & Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)

  • Experience of FP&A and business partnering is essential

  • Effective communicator, able to engage and explain financial results to business personnel

  • Ability to manage competing priorities with multiple stakeholders

  • Capable of working effectively and efficiently under pressure in a fast moving environment

  • An analytical approach to resolving problems and finding effective solutions

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel.

    You can expect a well defined career path with opportunities in the UK and abroad as well as a 15% bonus, pension and health care.

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For further information please contact Alex Gregory on 01273 229 499, or email

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