Robert Half

Finance Manager

England, Cheshire, Crewe
£38000 - £42000 per annum + Bonuses, Gym, Real Progression, Insurance
02 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Sviatoslav Mikitsey
Job Role
Finance Manager
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type
Role Statement:

An established, rapidly growing and profitable fuel card sales and Telematics business that holds an enviable position in a lucrative, growing global market. Currently ranked as number 35 in The Sunday Times Top Track league of Britain's largest private companies, they operate across Europe, Asia and the US and have over 90,000 customers including major European oil and logistics companies. The firm manages 3 billion litres of fuel each year in over 40 million transactions initiated by over one million card-holders and has ambitious strategic plans to grow further in the future. The Telematics business has grown to 50,000 active units since it began trading in 2015 and is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years. The firm's growth potential is enhanced by its cash rich and agile nature, substantive market opportunities as well as the commitment made to long term investment by its owner managers. Radius Payment Solutions now seeks a Finance Manager for our rapidly growing finance team.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Provide vital support in the preparation of the monthly management accounts in a timely and accurate manner, for a subsidiary Telematics business.

Typical work responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the strategic design and implementation of a new ERP solution across the Radius business
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts in line with group policy
  • Provision of analysis and analytical commentary of any variances against budget
  • Comprehensive balance sheet reconciliations, including accrued income, expense schedules, fixed asset reporting & intercompany balance reconciliations
  • Comprehensive income statement reconciliations including Revenue generating units, ARPU and unit cost
  • Cash flow reporting and forecasting, liaising closely with the Treasury department
  • Assistance with the production of year-end statutory financial statements, liaising with the Group finance department
  • Develop and implement strong controls and procedures, providing a strong base for the continued rapid growth of the business
  • Computation of Corporation Tax and VAT and arranging POA, liaising closely with Group and Treasury departments
  • Be the primary point of contact for debtor payment queries and credit control
  • Working closely with the Financial Controller to produce the Telematics division annual forecasting & re-forecasting
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with one-off technical practical assignments
  • Consistently and accurately meeting internal and external deadlines
  • Helping to pass on your experience and knowledge to management accountants, thus maintaining the continuing ethos of the company to improve and promote within

Qualifications and specialist training required:

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA accountant
  • Educated to degree level, minimum 2:1

Experience required:

The essential skills/attributes are: -
  • Minimum 3 years experience of core management accounting
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Advanced Excel skills including experience of creating and using Pivot Tables and V-Look Up
  • Experience of SAP, Sage, Oracle financials or similar accounting systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of interacting across all levels of the organisation including dealing with non-finance people to gather relevant information
  • Experience of fostering strong working relationships within the finance team and across the organisation.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Show an impressive attitude and not only take full responsibility for their duties but are enthusiastic to take on new challenges which will develop their own career

The desirable skills: additional ideal experiences should include :-
  • Experience of managing / supervising a finance team
  • Experience of working within a fast growing business environment
  • Experience of managing projects in the management accounting arena, specifically those designed to improve and streamline processes
  • Experience of audit processes
  • Experience of SAP
  • Familiarity with a Telco environment


  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually based on performance
  • Annual bonus linked to achievement of set objectives
  • Group life insurance policy 4x basic salary
  • 22 days holiday, increasing 1 day each year to a maximum of 25 days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Working in a high profile prestigious firm listed on The Times Fast track companies list
  • Working within a large finance department of over 80 people including high quality peers and colleagues
  • Opportunities to further develop your own career via internal leadership programs

Supportive environment that encourages opportunities for self-development. Those with the correct output and attitude will be rewarded financially as well as securing rapid promotion.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.