Business Manager (Financial)

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  • Job Reference: PR/0032
  • Job Title: Business Manager (Financial)
  • Location: Bristol
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits & Opportunities
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client, have asked us to recruit for a Business Manager to manage the day to day financial and procurement aspects of the operation.

Key Responsibilities

· Efficiently and effectively manage the finance and procurement functions and any team members (there are integrated services co-ordinators in the team, and they will at times assist with the admin for finance functions like for example payroll updates)

· Proactively lead, manage, coach and support members of the IWFM team

· Responsible for the financial health of the IWFM operation (budget, costs)

· Establishing and managing internal cost control documents (ICCDs). Also, some tasks related to procurement, tendering, negotiating sub-contracts

· Interpretation and presentation of financial data

· Preparation of financial reports as required to the client and stakeholders

· Monitoring budgets, spend and cash flows and predicting future trends

· Supporting the Divisional Director in formulating strategic and long-term business plans

· Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance including analysing competitors and market trends

· Developing and supporting financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk to the business

· Conducting reviews and evaluations of the IWFM operation for on-going costreduction and efficiency opportunities

· Managing financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems in-line with procurement and finance policies and procedures

Person Specification

• Demonstrable experience in a similar role in a supply-side facilities management environment (ideally have significant service management experience, understanding of models of operation and commerciality)

• Demonstratable experience managing and motivating a small team

• Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel

• Excellent communication skills with can-do attitude and ability to build relationships.

• Ability to deal effectively with a range of internal stakeholders on finance-related matters

• Commitment to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

• Ability to produce high quality business documents and reports

• Flexible and positive attitude and willingness to undertake a variety of finance tasks

• Full driving license


• Self-motivated and able to work as part of a small team

• Commitment to continuing professional development

• A good understanding of working with a public sector organisation

• Experience of Sage 200 or similar accounting systems and packages