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Simply meeting people’s financial needs

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Finance Manager

Crawley, Sussex Permanent full time Go to online recruitment »

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Start a career at B&CE...

Are you looking for a rewarding career in a thriving organisation where people come first?

B&CE has been providing employee benefits for over 70 years. We began in 1942 by creating simple financial products that meet people’s needs, and that’s how we’ve run our business ever since.

We provide simple, good value products and services and our first class support and customer service has won awards.

We go that extra mile to ensure we are.

  • Creating Simplicity
  • Showing Compassion
  • Keeping Promises

Our people are our strength. Finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. And if you’re keen to learn, develop your career and do great things – you’re looking in the right place.

In a word

The role of Finance Manager will focus primarily on Business Partnering with all divisions inside B&CE, working with the business to ensure cost control and value for money. You will be organising all monthly reporting which is sent out from the team and meeting with senior managers across the business, to present accounts and understand the financial impact of activities being undertaken and to challenge and support the business when needed.

Practically speaking

Reporting to the Cost & Efficiency Controller you’ll be responsible for:

  • Responsible for team management within our Cost & Efficiency department
  • Monthly meetings with the business to review accounts and challenge when needed
  • Supervision and review month end accounts, reviewing reports created by team members
  • Support the Cost and Efficiency Controller in seeking out cost saving improvements
  • Annual budgeting, variance review year by year against rolling forecast
  • Support the Supplier Management Office with contract renewal
  • Creation and presentation of senior management reports

If you're right for this role

You’ll enjoy working within a solutions-driven, people-focused organisation.

You’ll have a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team and be aligned with our
values of Creating Simplicity, Keeping Promises and Showing Compassion.

  • Proven work history in a financial services department or similar with team management experience
  • Ability to understand financial performance of a business, analyse data and draw conclusions
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills, numerate with good attention to detail
  • Experience of creating insightful reports and work towards set deadlines
  • ACCA/CIMA Qualified plus intermediate excel skills

The perks

Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer… even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant or grab some fruit – we get a big delivery every week. Discover more of B&CE’s employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career

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