Finance Manager

Posted 04 September 2023
Salary Up to £45,000 per annum
Business AreaFinance
Closing Date 06 October 2023
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Job description


Location: Onsite – Chesterfield Central Office

Salary: £40,000-£45,000 per annum (dependant on experience)

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.

And we’re on a mission to benefit even more people with our uncompromising quality of care and support. It’s the professional expertise and passion of our team that makes us different. We genuinely care and we love supporting people to set and then reach their goals. Because every person deserves the very best experience – every day.

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.
  • Support 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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. Your birthday off with pay and there is a £300 refer a friend scheme too.