Finance Manager

  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

Finance Manager based Wembley, London. – Hybrid – £55,000 to £65,000 + excellent benefits

Company Description
Alexander Daniels have been exclusively engaged by a leading software business to help them recruit an experienced Finance Manager. The business has been established for over 30 years and provide a platform for software companies and channel resellers to increase efficiency and achieve growth. They been named in both the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 showing significant annual compound growth, and the London Stock Exchange 1000 companies to inspire Britain.

The group is headquartered in Wembley, London with 7 regional offices across Europe. They have recently become B Corp accredited for meeting high standards of social and environmental performance, and is also independently certified by Planet Mark as net carbon neutral.

The Finance Manager Role
As Finance Manager, you will be reporting to the Group Financial Controller and will have two geographies to cover – France and Germany. This will require someone who has excellent remote people management skills. Your responsibilities will include overseeing/preparing end-to-end finance operations, balance sheet reconciliations, improving procedures and controls, as well as contributing to ad-hoc projects.

As Finance Manager you will:

  • Will work closely with European country leads providing a business partnering function to include providing financial information and commentary, KPI review meetings, and challenge to the local financials.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with supporting balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with group reporting timelines.
  • Monthly analysis of variances against budget and prior year.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements according to IFRS.
  • Produce cashflow forecasts.
  • Responsibility for the processing of payment transactions and account management.
  • Develop and maintain financial controls, systems and risk management procedures ensuring compliance with the group control framework.
  • Planning and implementation of internal projects.
  • Provide guidance and support to a team of three direct reports dispersed across the group.

The ideal Finance Manager will have the following qualities:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Several years of experience in a financial position, including relevant industry (and not purely practice) experience.
  • Up-to-date advanced knowledge of IFRS.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience in managing finance teams.
  • Solid understanding of financial and management accounting.
  • Highly IT literate, with an ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Knowledge of ERP software packages.
  • Ability to travel to our clients European offices on a quarterly basis
  • German and French language skills are highly desirable but not essential.

What is on offer for the successful Finance Manager?

  • Salary on offer is between £55,000 to £65,000 per annum and is dependant on experience
  • Annual Bonus
  • KPI quarterly bonus scheme
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Online retail discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Full training programme with continuing professional development
  • Opportunities for promotion and career progression

The role is a mix of home working and office based days, candidates should therefore have a reasonable commute to our clients Wembley office. Travel will be part of this role and it will include quarterly visits to Germany and France. Working hours 9.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

If you would like to apply or this position, email your CV, along with a covering note to

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