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Financial Services Manager

  • £71385 - £75142 per annum + Plus excellent Benefits
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Permanent
  • Finance & Accountancy, Financial Services

Role: Financial Services Manager

Location: Cambridgeshire - Remote

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £71,385 to £75,142 per annum + excellent benefits on offer

Sellick Partnership is currently recruiting for a Financial Services Manager for a Social Housing organisations based in Cambridgeshire. This is a key time to join an exciting organisation during a period of growth.

The Financial Services Manager will establish and lead an effective Business Partnering team, working with budget holders to develop the financial support and information that they need to deliver the objectives of the Corporate Plan and value for money in the day-to-day operations of the group. The ideal candidate will also ensure that all key decisions are supported by robust financial appraisal and analysis of risks including investment projects and business development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities of the Financial Services Manager:

  • Providing effective leadership to manager and motivate the finance team to outperform against agreed objectives in line with the organisations policies and procedures
  • Acting as a key point of contract for internal and external stakeholders on financial planning
  • Production of the long-term investment needs for existing stock for the 30-year business plan, ensuring data is accurate and robust
  • Leading on the in-year business plan updates to assess the effects of new business opportunities, including assessments of investment in new joint venture companies, emerging risks and ability to increase capacity and asses likely impact of the changes on the regulator, S & P ratings agency and other key stakeholders
  • Producing effective and meaningful reports to boards and external stakeholders
  • Development and leadership of an effective finance business partnering service to budget and service managers
  • Providing appropriate financial information to senior managers, supporting them with financial management information reporting service in areas of commercial planning, procurement, and financial control, supporting a culture of continuous improvement of value for money
  • Leading on the production, monitoring and reporting of performance against budgets making recommendations for any actions required to address variances identified
  • Optismising income and ensuring that value for money is obtained across all functions
  • Preparation of clear, concise board and management reports on financial performance, budgets, business plans and performance information including supporting the delivery of timely and reliable management accounts
  • Responsibility for ensuring that the business partnering team are producing accurate and timely forecasts to inform the cash and liquidity position for the organisation.

The ideal Financial Services Manager will:

  • Be a CCAB qualified accountant or equivalent
  • Have experience within the housing sector including statutory and regulatory frameworks
  • Have previous experience within similar role
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Have previous line management experience
  • Have previous experience and knowledge of financial planning tools to support with long-term business planning.

The Financial Services Manager will need to have excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. They will also need to able to prioritise their workload and be efficient and effective to meet changing and tight deadlines.

Please note the suitable candidate will require a basic DBS check.

Our client is hoping to have the Financial Services Manager in the role as soon as possible, therefore if you believe your experience meets the criteria above, please contact Rebecca Dawson by calling the Derby office or applying by Monday 8th April.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Rebecca Dawson Senior Consultant

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