Finance Manager

Posted 30 April 2024
Salary Competitive
Business Area Finance
Closing Date 30 May 2024

Job description

Location: Chesterfield, Hybrid (2 Days Remote)

Salary: Competetive

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Sponsorship: Unfortunately, we cannot provide support for Sponsorship at this time


Who We Are

We’re here to support people to flourish in a place they call home. We’re one of the largest providers of adult social care with over 3,600 colleagues supporting 1,100 people. Our approach is all about activities and co-production with the people we support. We work with them to design and plan what we do – so we can create the best experiences together.


Role Overview

Reporting to the Financial Controller, responsible for successfully completing the month end process and providing timely, accurate and high-quality management accounts and management information. Supporting the organisation to better understand financial performance by providing insightful reporting and analysis.


Your Responsibilities


To take responsibility for and lead the month end process providing timely, accurate and high-quality financial reporting. To include, but not limited to:

  • Directly managing a small but growing team of Management Accountants
  • Ensure all P&L’s, the balance sheet and all supporting management information are completed on a timely, accurate and high-quality basis.
  • Ensure there is a through and robust review process for the P&L’s, the balance sheet, supporting balance sheet recs and supporting management information.
  • Ensure all month end tasks are completed on a timely and accurate basis.
  • To develop insightful commentary and identify risks and opportunities within the financial results for the FC and other internal stakeholders.
  • To play a leading role in the year end and external audit processes. Responding to any queries on timely basis.
  • Ensure there are appropriate financial controls in place around the management accounts process and within the services through service audits.
  • Provide and further develop weekly reporting and analysis to the organisation on key financial performance indicators.
  • Provide and ad hoc support and analysis to enable stakeholders to better understand financial performance.
  • To play a key role in the budget process, ensuring an accurate and high-quality budget is produced within the agreed timelines and to then support any subsequent reforecasts.
  • Coaching, developing, supporting and managing the management accounting team as needed.

To ensure the team support the deliverables of the broader finance team where needed, this could include, but not limited to:

  • Support services and other internal stakeholders on financial matters as needed.
  • By exception, and if needed, support purchase ledger, sales ledger, banking, or payroll activities.
  • Supporting other activities of the team as needed.
  • Supporting responding to queries from other external stakeholders e.g., auditors.
  • Ad hoc support to the FC and other members of the finance team, as needed.

The main skills and experience for this role



  • Numerate and detail focused.
  • Experience working in a Medium to Large Business
  • Organised and thorough.
  • Able to work as part of a team, providing leadership and direction to the team.
  • Able to prioritise own work and work under pressure to deadlines.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and proactive.
  • Substantial experience of working in a management accounts-based role.
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).


  • Prior experience of coaching and managing a team.
  • Prior experience of working in other areas of a finance.
  • Prior experience of working in a healthcare organisation or a similar industry.
  • Prior experience of working in a multi-site organisation.
  • Prior experience working within a transforming business.

How we will support you


We go beyond expectations for our colleagues as well as the people we support. Our reward package includes much more than pay, 5.6 weeks annual leave, flexible working hours and pension. And there is a £300 refer a friend scheme too.


Industry-leading recognition

  • Colleague Lotto – giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes.
  • Prize winning Scratchcards aligned with values in action!
  • We recognise our Colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards.
  • Loyalty Scheme recognising colleagues at work anniversaries.

Social Wellbeing

  • Award-winning App for news and info.
  • Internal social media.
  • Team communities.

 Financial Wellbeing

  • Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more.
  • Blue Light discount programme, funded by us.
  • Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days.
  • Government mileage rates if you need to travel.

Emotional Wellbeing

  • Free wellbeing App.
  • Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more.

 Training and development to reach your potential

  • Learning journey that grows with you to reach care worker standards.
  • Specialist skills training including Autism, Dementia and Mental Health.
  • Career pathways that include flexible apprenticeships and nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Cover the cost of relevant professional memberships.

5 more reasons to work with Ivolve.

1.     Our people are pretty fabulous. We take pride and pleasure in helping others to flourish.

2.     There’s a great energy across the business and a strong sense of teamwork.

3.     Very few jobs have such an impact on people’s lives – we bring joy to people every day.

4.     We have a proud history, we’re a big organisation of over 3,600 colleagues supporting over 1,100 people.

5.     We build and nourish relationships with the people we support.