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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Interim/Contract
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + flexible hybrid working
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9 months
REF: ABJ/221015
Contact Name: Ashley Ball
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Immediate need for an interim Finance Manager / Senior Finance Business Partner in Coventry. Hybrid working from home on offer over either 4 or 5 days - Your Choice!

My client is a unique and pioneering organisation that operates within the technology and manufacturing sectors. They support and are involved with a hugely diverse range of fascinating projects and clients, helping to create the future world that we live in.

They have an immediate need for an interim Finance Manager / Senior Finance Business Partner. Reporting directly to the CFO and supporting the business unit Managing Director, you will play a key role in the activities of the accounts team with responsibilities including financial data analysis, forecasting, budget preparation and system control improvements.

There is an immediate need to cover an internal secondment so this role may suit a professional interim who can get up to speed with business reporting and analysis quickly. The position is initially offered on a fixed term contract basis, to mid-2023, but may develop and continue beyond.


  • Produce monthly financial performance reports
  • Re-forecasting of project income and costs
  • Owning the financials for several large project programs
  • Managing the overall process for annual budgets with regular forecasting
  • Overhead cost control investigations and reporting
  • Identifying system development improvements, and working with Business Systems team, alongside the wider business, to implement
  • Assist with Monthly Management reporting for the industrial sectors
  • Working closely with Sector Sales Teams and Business Development to understand project margins, and the related accounting
  • Ensure accurate project accounting and income recognition
  • Working with accounts team and wider business to implement continuous improvement actions and projects where necessary.


  • Qualified accountant preferred - ACCA, ACA/ICAEW, CIMA or equivalent
  • Previous management reporting and analysis skills gained in a Finance Manager, Senior Finance Business Partner or similar role
  • Previous staff supervision experience
  • Articulate and inquisitive with excellent stakeholder management skills and the confidence and ability to engage with Senior Managers within the business
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and communicate complex financial subjects to non-financial employees
  • Strong data manipulation and systems skills including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Any experience using ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics D365 is beneficial but by no means essential
  • Organised, self-sufficient and proactive, able to work to tight deadlines.

What's on offer:

  • Super flexible working including hybrid working from home
  • Work either 4 or 5 days - Your Choice!
  • Fantastic modern offices with onsite parking and canteen
  • A thoroughly interesting and genuinely dynamic working environment
  • This role is initially offered on an interim basis to mid-2023 with the possibility of continuing beyond.

Interested? Want to learn more?

Immediate need so register your interest by applying TODAY or call Ashley 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further, always in complete confidence. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

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