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Finance Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager with Plug Me In - Join us in creating a more sustainable future. If you are passionate about contributing to a sustainable and efficient future, we invite you to apply and join our dynamic team.About Us:Plug Me In is part of the Calisen Group, a leader in essential energy infrastructure, committed to advancing cleaner, more efficient energy solutions and supporting the transition to net zero.Through smart metering, installation, data services, EV charging infrastructure, and the electrification of heat, we’re creating a more sustainable future, bringing smarter energy to all in conjunction with our core business values. Plug Me In is in an exciting and strong position where we are seeing growth and development in all areas of the business.As a valued member of the Finance team, the Finance Manager will support the Finance Business Partner through the delivery of the monthly accounts and reporting packs. Supporting the budget and forecast processes, with an exposure to board, senior management, department heads and group directors. Responsible for managing the day-to-day finance processes for the organisation and management of the finance team.

• Oversee and assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts, and monthly report packs for Group to include P&L, KPIs, Balance Sheet and Cashflow.• Challenging business unit performance against budget and providing value added, insightful analysis to improve performance and understanding of the numbers.• Performing monthly balance sheet reviews, ensuring reconciliations are robust, well presented and that any issues identified are resolved promptly.• Developing a business partnering relationship with the budget holders and key business areas.• To assist in the preparation of the annual budget and regular re-forecasts to Group including the reporting, analysis and detailed budget commentary.• Ensure robust financial control procedures, systems and processes are in place and reviewed regularly for updates.• Co-ordinating and overseeing the year end statutory audit and ad-hoc internal audits and assisting with tax queries.• Deputising for the Finance Business Partner as required, in operational meetings, management meetings and board meetings.• Identify development and training needs of direct reports including career mapping and objective setting.• Management of IFRS 16 position.• Overview of CIS submissions• Any other ad hoc duties as requested.What we are looking for:• Higher level education (A-Level, Degree etc. or equivalent).• Professional Accounting Qualification (P/Q - ACA / ACCA / CIMA)• At least 2 years previous experience working in a similar role• Experience working in a fast-paced environment• Experience of managing and developing a finance team• Experience of producing annual budgets and monthly forecasts• Up to date knowledge of accounting standards.• Understanding of good process and controls• Industry experience• Motivation and development of a team• Effective organisational and prioritisation skills• Accomplished analytical skillsWhat you will receive:• £55,000 - £60,000 per annum • Hybrid working, office located in Manchester (with occasional visits to Wigan)• 25 Days holiday (incremental to 30 days with yearly service) + Bank holidays + Birthday day off• Competitive Scottish Widows pension scheme• Vitality Private Health Insurance• Vitality Rewards: Gym membership, cinema, nutritional advice, health checks, travel & more• Private Medical Insurance• Critical Illness Cover• Life Assurance 4 x annual salary• Business Travel Insurance• Company Sick Pay• Enhanced Maternity Pay• Charity Day• Employee Assistance ProgrammeCalisen is proud to be a Real Living Wage employer. We believe in the inherent value of our colleagues, and it is our commitment to provide fair and competitive pay that reflects the real cost of living. We understand that when our team members are compensated fairly, it not only enhances their well-being but also contributes to a positive and thriving workplace.Calisen is committed to providing a diverse, equitable, safe, and inclusive environment as we bring smarter energy to all. The more diverse our teams’ backgrounds, experiences, and ways of life, the stronger our business and relationships with our customers will be. Individuals are welcome to apply to our open positions regardless of age, gender, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, neurodiversity, and physical ability. We are a Disability Confident Employer and happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that candidates may need during the recruitment process, and you will be asked whether you require any during your application.Please note that all successful applicants will undergo relevant employment reference, background, financial and criminal record checks, appropriate for the role offered.

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