Finance Manager

June 22, 2024
  • Advert ID: 557959
  • Job Reference: GP1078254HooFM
  • Location: Hook
  • Job Type: Permanent
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Location: Hook, Hampshire – Hybrid

We're cinch. Our mission is simple – remove the faff from buying and changing cars, giving customers more choice, with more ease. That’s it. We’re putting drivers first and we’ve ripped up the rule book to make sure that happens.

We’re a customer-first ecommerce business with huge ambition, already driving exponential growth. And we have an exciting roadmap of innovative products to grow our customer offering as preference for buying cars online grows.

cinch is a new-to-market brand backed by the Constellation Automotive Group. That means we’re part of a family including BCA and WeBuyAnyCar.com. We like to keep good company.

Core responsibilities

The role is one of a team of finance managers reporting into the Financial Controller, playing a key part in shaping and developing cinch’s Financial reporting capabilities, processes & procedures and control. 

This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of a best-in-class finance function to support a rapidly growing business. Finance Manager will be responsible for a number of areas including: 

  • Managing and reviewing end-to-end reconciliations to ensure that transactions taking place on the website and other systems are properly reflected in the ERP system
  • Assisting in period end reporting and other deliverables for the cinch Management Team and other stakeholders
  • Monitoring controls and reconciliations to ensure that underlying processes and financial reporting are well managed and tightly controlled
  • Overseeing / performing testing of Business Central, our ERP system, following development work (e.g. implementation of new workflows, development of new import files and bank export files, transactions relating to new products)
  • Working with colleagues across the business to understand new products & services which are proposed, ensure that finance requirements are scoped into the development plan, and that the correct transactions are captured
  • Working closely with Customer Experience and Product teams to ensure that operational and administrative activities which touch on finance are adequately controlled
  • Reporting to banks in respect of cinch’s vehicle inventory, which is funded by an Asset Backed Lending facility
  • Participation in ad-hoc projects

The above is not an exhaustive list, but identifies the key areas which the successful candidate will be involved in.

Candidate Profile

  • Qualified accountant with appropriate qualifications (ACA/ACCA), obtained while working with a recognised employer in professional practice or industry
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Track record of managing and developing a finance team
  • Passion for finding solutions to enhance performance Background in financial control & financial reporting
  • Well-organised with excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong, current technical skills
  • Experience of improving financial and operational processes

Articulate, persuasive, confident, possessing sound intellect; a self-starter with the ability to combine professional rigour with practical business requirements.

Salary & Benefits Package

The remuneration package will comprise:

  • Basic salary: competitive (subject to experience)
  • Discretionary yearly bonus
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement, in addition to English public holidays
  • Personal healthcare cover
  • Enhances employer pension contribution (subject to required employee contribution, and completion of probation period)
  • Access to BCA Rewards scheme

If you're looking for a career path that has great teamwork, training, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.

Thank you for your interest in working for us. Unfortunately, due to the volume of responses we cannot reply to every applicant, if you haven't heard from us in two weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful.

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