Finance Manager

Website Ministry of Justice UK

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to be part of a small yet high profile team at the centre of the Directorate responsible for Finance, Commercial and Reporting. Over the past year, Data & Analysis budget has significantly increased and continues to grow, and we want a proactive individual who can help support our Finance team.

The successful candidates will be a self-starter and use their own initiative to support the Financial Controller by ensuring the smooth running of the monthly workforce, finance reporting process and have a clear understanding behind financial month end reporting which includes knowledge of Accruals and forecasting. The role will need to be filled with an individual who has relevant finance experience and knowledge.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage monthly staff tracking and commissions including recharges
  • Managing learning and development budget and Rewards & Recognition budget to advise directors on forecasting spend for each quarter
  • Completion of the Directorate Budget Profiling spreadsheet to ensure all spend is clarified and up to date with noted next steps and mitigation.
  • Support Management Information and the smooth running of the monthly workforce and finance reporting process on behalf of Data & Analysis
  • Maintaining Financial Records and managing regular financial transactions
  • Assist with the business planning process including end and mid-year year governance statements
  • Maintain records of Data & Analysis’s finance decisions and profiles including invoices linked to Analytical professions bids, payment for centrally allocated staff and professional membership fees
  • Build strong relationships with Central Finance and relevant stakeholders across the department
  • Manage the research project expenditure as part of the overall monthly finance process
  • Identifying efficiencies and opportunities for cost reductions across the business.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to balance a varied workload, prioritising and communicating with team members
  • Knowledge of purchase order and invoice cycle
  • Experience of Microsoft Excel
  • Building relationships with stakeholders and partners
  • Experience of liaising with finance business partners and business unit finance procedures and processes.
  • Relevant finance qualifications i.e. CCAB
  • Highly Desirable
  • Experience of supporting or managing finances/budgets
  • Ability to balance a varied workload, prioritising and communicating with team members as required

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of Justice UK

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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