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  • Business: Keyline
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: Competitive + Bonus
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 08-Jan-2020
  • Job reference: 24478

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a commercially focused Finance Manager to join our Keyline team based in Leicester. This is an exciting time for Keyline and finance has a key role in supporting the business to maximise opportunities and mitigate risk within an ever changing trading environment.

As Operations Finance Manager, your role will be to support and challenge the business, providing business insight and KPI analysis to drive well informed business decisions. This role is particularly focussed on cost management, working capital investments and tracking progress against our major strategic objectives.

You’ll also be responsible for: 
  • Driving profitable actions through a targeted overhead management programme
  • Produce accurate, timely and insightful reporting on costs from branch level to business unit board level
  • Leading our month end and in year cost forecasting process to ensure our business unit reporting is completed accurately and on time
  • Take responsibility for the overhead cost elements of the budget and strategic plan
  • Deliver project work as directed to identify profit opportunities to the business
  • Management of our capital expenditure spend and commitments, ensuring compliance with Group authorisation requirements
  • Build a network of contacts throughout the business and partner with them to support cost and operations management
  • Working with Finance analyst to ensure strong financial control exists around the recording and reporting of all accruals and prepayments across the business

What we’re looking for: 
To be considered, you’ll need to be a qualified accountant with proven commercial and analytical experience, especially with excel. We’ll need you to have strong communication skills and an ability to interpret data, but most importantly you will be ambitious and be keen to learn and develop!

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be supported by some of the best training & development in the industry. Our impressive internal succession programme means, whatever it is you do with us,  it will be easy for you to learn, grow and develop across the Travis Perkins Group.

We’ll also equip you with a benefits package that grows as you grow with the company:
  • Competitive performance related bonus
  • Save-as-you-earn scheme
  • Buy-as-you-earn scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Colleague discount across a variety of Group businesses including; 20% off at Wickes and 30% off at Tile Giant, plus special discounts across our Trade Merchanting businesses.

A bit about us
Keyline is the UK's leading supplier of civils, drainage and heavy building materials with a nationwide network of over 50 branches. We supply thousands of product lines to specialist contractors and trade professionals. Everyone works hard together to deliver results, but most importantly, have some fun along the way!
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