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Finance Manager

United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Sodexo Health & Care are seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as a Finance Manager based at our client’s Healthcare trust.

This position is a crucial role in the delivery of expert financial advice to operational management, and in the production of accurate financial reporting and forecasts. You will work closely with our client and provide valuable support in the identification and negotiation of contract variations.

At Sodexo, we strive to consistently deliver exceptional service to our clients, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to achieving 100% client satisfaction through our commitment to innovation and quality improvement.

By joining Sodexo, you will be part of something greater, working in an environment that fosters innovation and supports your professional growth. Become a valued member of our team, where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

  • Delivery monthly financial results with detailed variance analysis, accurate forecasts and clear reporting to stakeholders
  • Support in identification of variations to contract
  • Support the operators in ensuring the cost associated to the contract are well controlled, and to support with the identification of all costs and revenues associated to the services provided
  • Creation of annual budgets and maintaining a robust forecasting process across the remit, identifying issues and opportunities and ensuring that the operations managers have plans in place to address them
  • Work with site management to deliver accurate monthly accounts to reflect all activity within the account, ensuring that items such as variations, rechargeable works and major project activity are represented accurately.
  • Work with the operational teams to analyse performance trends, risks and opportunities and to determine how best the insight from this work can be turned into real performance improvements in the business.
  • Ensure financial control environment is properly implemented, especially around weekly/monthly trading accounts, stock management and cost control.


You will already have held the position of Finance Manager, preferably with in the public sector. You will have a strong background in providing expert financial advice to operational management, driving financial performance through commercially sound analysis.

You will have the ability to adopt an approach of continuous improvement, keeping up-to-date with changes in policy, procedure and legislation and revisit key policies regularly to ensure the team is up to date with recommended financial best practice.

Previous experience in the preparation of relevant, timely management information to equip the operators with the information required to make business decisions is essential. You will be highly adept to analysing financial information and converting and presenting such information in a clear concise way to both the Client’s and the Sodexo workforce.

As an ambassador to Sodexo, you will be expected to create and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders so you will possess excellent communication and influencing skills.

Above all you will have the ability the hold strong financial control of all relevant areas of the business.

You will also have:
  • A financial qualification- qualified or part-Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) or QBE
  • The confidence and capability of challenging Operational Managers and ensuring adherence to agreed procedures
  • Experience of providing financial support to service contracts
  • Strong time management and organisational skills to deliver an effective Finance function
  • The ability to combine strategic and analytical perspectives with a pragmatic approach.
  • Experience of financial modelling
  • Good Excel skill and knowledge of other Office applications (Word/PowerPoint)


You will be rewarded with a salary of up to £45,000 DOE plus access to a range of benefits, including a performance-related bonus, employer pension contribution and life assurance - 1 x annual salary.

For more information on all the great benefits Sodexo offer to support you and your loved ones, check out the attached Benefits Guide at the bottom of this advert!

By joining Sodexo you will be part of something greater, working in an environment that fosters innovation and supports your professional growth.

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