Finance Manager

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1680695/112592
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £40,000 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: up to £45000 per annum
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Finance Manager

Are you an ambitious finance professional looking to take the next step in your finance career in a highly commercial and business facing role? Our Medirest business is on the lookout for an operationally minded accountant to join us supporting a cluster of hospitals:

  • Addenbrooke's Hospital
  • Arthur Rank Hospice
  • RAF Lakenheath
  • South Bristol Community Hospital
  • Cossham Memorial Hospital
What we'll give:
  • £40,000 to £45,000 per year  
  • 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

As our Finance Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Contract Directors/ Managers and operational teams in understanding and managing operational financial performance of contracts. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Raising journals for business area, ensuring validity of accounting entries and compliance to contract, escalating any concerns to Regional Finance Manager
  • Managing the period end Review and Approve process and being the central point of contact for operational teams
  • Review of operational working capital components and recommending / driving actions to improve performance
  • Ensure billing is timely, accurate and complete ensuring processes, procedures and systems meet contractual requirements recommending improvements and efficiencies as appropriate
  • Supporting the Profit Protection team, driving units to complete self-assessment audits and assisting with completion of action plans to achieve required scores
  • Implementation of standard monthly reporting to be used in the business
  • Support the implementation of the workforce management project
  • Assist in training of operational teams in the use of business reporting to understand and improve their financial performance
  • Analysis of financial performance highlighting to Contract Director/Manager key points to be discussed at monthly review
  • Analyse and manage all unit contract costs, ensure full purchase compliance, manage margin percentage
  • Preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts, challenging operational performance, understanding and reporting key variances
  • Attending and presenting at designated client meetings
Who you are:

To be right for us, you will have skills, experience, and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Proven stakeholder management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable commercial judgement
  • Leadership and influencing
  • Strong analytical and systems skills

This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs met by the employer.

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.