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Finance Manager

£62,500 per annum plus bonus
Fixed Term
Full Time

About Us:

Fittleworth Medical, a leading Dispensing Appliance Contractor, provides a home dispensing service to over 60,000 clients nationwide. With a history dating back to 1984, we are committed to offering tailored services and upholding our core values of Dedication, Caring, Integrity, and Quality.

The Role:

Join us as a Finance Manager on an 18-month fixed-term contract. This is a hybrid role requiring 60% of your time at our head office in Littlehampton and 40% working remotely. You will provide business and financial leadership, enhancing decision-making and achieving short and long-term financial objectives. Manage and develop a team of analysts, ensuring proactive business partnering with commercial and other business teams to maximise sales and profitability.

  • Provide leadership and direct management of 2 professional analysts to ensure timely delivery, quality work, focused direction, alignment of strategic directives and career development
  • Manage the planning and development of the Annual Operating Plan, Midyear Review and Strategic Plan
  • Manage monthly financial reporting process, including sales reporting, monthly management reporting, and operating expense reporting
  • Manage the monthly management financial close process
  • Support the monthly statutory financial close process
  • Model and analyse Return on Investment of strategic initiatives and guide the business in making financial trade-offs and optimally allocating investments. Develop tender pricing models
  • Deliver all functional KPIs and Metrics through the Business Intelligence tool
  • Deliver financial guidance and support to the commercial teams. Manage sales incentives
  • Support key compliance initiatives by developing insightful reports and actionable metrics
  • Other Special Projects as assigned by management
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Business Partnering skills essential.
  • An experienced analyst with financial forecasting / modelling experience.
  • Proven knowledge / experience of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis.
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications.
  • Advanced computer literacy with a strong working knowledge of MS Excel & Access.
  • Experienced in using an ERP system.
  • Experience with PowerBI software preferred.

Qualifications and Training: 
  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent).
  • Proficiency in MS Office, ERP systems, and PowerBI software
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to our value

Competencies and Behaviours: 
  • Driven to perform at a high level.
  • Desire to deliver an unrivalled service to customers, both internal and external.
  • Ability to use initiative and perform under pressure.
  • Confident, with ability to influence and persuade.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take ownership to work autonomously and use their initiative.
  • Integrity and professionalism, with a high level of personal accountability.
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and focus on deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build effective working relationships and present at a senior level, distilling complicated situations into simple, clear and impactful messages.
  • A team player with a positive 'can do' attitude, focused on finding solutions.
  • Driven to achieve the mission and live the values of Fittleworth.

What we offer you:
  • Life cover from commencement at x10 your annual salary.
  • Day 1 an auto-enrolment pension scheme offering 2% employee contribution / 6% Company contribution.
  • Full pension scheme offering 3% employee contribution and a Company contribution of  8.5%
  • Access to our bespoke employee reward platform “Fittle-perks” providing amazing perks including; discounts across major retailers and access to an online Wellbeing Centre!
  • Ride to work scheme offering savings of up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and accessories.
  • Access to Employee Assistance benefits (Best Doctor’s, Employee Assistance Programme, etc).
  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.