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  • Job reference: RMS0153971

Finance Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/02/2015
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Main Purpose of Role

The role is responsible for controlling, forecasting (short, medium and long term) and reporting all operating and discretionary spend incurred by the department within each of its income streams.
To advise the depts senior management on the effectiveness of spend and supporting the decision making process, ensuring the financial implication are properly considered.

Position in the Organisation

The role is a key position within the organisation and reports to the Senior Finance3 Manager.
The role involves the close involvement with the development teams and the senior management of the dept.

Scope of Job
Controlling dept. spend and budgets of c€8m p.a.
Support the measurement of the effectiveness of dept. activities
Management of the forecasting and planning processes for Dept. operating and discretionary costs
Support the process for spend and prioritisation within the planning processes to ensure delivery to target,
Finance support in the Launch Planning process and link into Project Finance Teams.

Dimensions and Limits of Authority.

The role requires a significant amount of challenge, decision making regarding identifying risks and opportunities
The job holder has authority to approve expenditure up to £10,000.


Qualified Accountant or qualified through experience with a minimum of three years working in a finance environment

Experience and Skills
Strong written and verbal communication with the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation.
Ability to work comfortably at detail and macro levels
Good commercial awareness
Good knowledge of core business systems in particular SAP, Cognos and Excel.

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