Location
Walsall
Department
Finance
Advertising Salary
competitive Salary + Bonus + Hybrid working
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Careers Site Advertising End Date
28 Feb 2023

About The Role

RAC have the exciting opportunity to appoint a commercially focussed Finance Manager to support our fast-paced and engaging Business Roadside team on a permanent basis.

The role will be supporting the Finance Business Partner to help drive financial performance of our OEM, Branded Contact Centres and RAC Commercial business areas within the Business Roadside division. You will provide full and accurate financial information, financial guidance and advise as well as financial insight and pricing activity. You will also support and provide flexibility across all Business Roadside areas as priorities require.

The successful candidate will have a strong analytical mind and advanced Excel experience and be qualified or working towards relevant accountancy exams

This role will be a hybrid role based in our Bescot office, Walsall.

 

What you will do

Understand the Group Strategic Plans & Priorities, and the specific short- and medium-term targets you are involved in influencing

Inform business leaders and their decision-making through commercial understanding of the business area you support, with emphasis on:

  • Optimisation of partner accounts
  • Key revenue, cost and profit drivers
  • Commercial terms and KPIs
  • Produce pricing for mid-term price reviews or new business proposals

Support the business area in developing annual budgets and forecasting

  • Revenues, costs and profitability by partner
  • Supported by key revenue and cost drivers, and clear assumptions
  • Fully understood, monthly phased budgets and KPIs
  • Producing quarterly / ad hoc re-forecasts
  • Clear understanding of KPIs and performance against these

Effective and efficient accounting, producing timely and accurate numbers

  • Understanding of accounting policies
  • Produce costs, revenues, balance sheet and cash flows for Partner accounts
  • Simplify processes
  • Checking and challenging numbers to ensure commercially viable and optimal
  • Understand tax treatments

Ensure financial controls operate effectively

  • Timely, accurate month end cut off

Support reporting of financial performance

  • Monthly costs, revenues, balance sheet and cash flows
  • Timely production of Group reports that are relevant and inform business leaders & Exec
  • Effective communication of performance to enable understanding of reported results and impacts

Support the provision of effective financial insight, analysis and challenge

  • Analyse results vs budget/prior years and understand performance drivers
  • Identify areas of under/over performance
  • Identify underlying performance
  • Assist in drawing out and highlighting trends

Enforce standards and controls of Board, Group Finance and regulatory bodies

  • Understand Board delegated authorities
  • Ensure spend follows group processes
  • Ensure accounting standards are followed and adhered to, identifying risks as appropriate

Deliver success through building and maintaining effective relationships and partnering disciplines

  • Across all levels of Finance
  • Across Business Services sales team, including senior management
  • Other business functions as required
  • Legal, Tax, Audit, compliance & Regulatory teams as required

 

Qualifications

The successful person will be a part qualified accountant with relevant finance experience who can demonstrate financial modelling skills and have a good understanding of relevant commercial disciplines.

We need this person to be confident in challenging decisions constructively whilst maintaining excellent stakeholder management and be able to assimilate information and make decisions quickly.

 

 

 

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