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Finance Manager / Business Partner

  • Ligentia
  • Pudsey (Hybrid), Leeds, England, United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • Finance

Are you a collaborative and enthusiastic finance professional looking to make an impact in a company whose culture is built on tenacity, innovation, and a can-do approach?

Ligentia is looking for a finance professional to partner with our UK regional teams, which consists of various functions and branches right across the UK. A key focus will be on developing strong business partnerships, providing guidance that enables data-driven decision making and drives the performance management and performance improvement agenda.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts and commentary for management submission.
  • Perform balance sheet reviews ensuring that reconciliations are accurate, and any issues are dealt with promptly.
  • Work closely with the AR/AP teams to understand P&L and balance sheet transactions and improve the month end variance analysis process.
  • Support in the development and management of a Finance Assistant.
  • Ensuring clear processes and governance in place across business area and throughout the finance department.
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process and quarterly re-forecasts.
  • Support of the Group Finance Team providing information for Tax Audits, ESG reporting etc.
  • Review of VAT Returns, PSA submissions.

Key Skills & Experience Required

This role will ideally suit a newly/recently qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA), but consideration will also be given to part-qualified individuals who present the right collaborative mindset to succeed within our organisation. In addition, you’ll need:

  • Experience of reporting complex financial data to non-finance managers.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • A sound knowledge of current accounting practices and processes.

Our Working Environment

We offer a hybrid working environment, requiring on average 3 days per week in our Pudsey office for collaboration and team meetings. This balance ensures you have the flexibility to work remotely while staying connected with your colleagues.

Why Ligentia? Why now?

Accelerated growth in one of the most dynamic industries you can imagine. Brilliant customers including some of the world’s leading retailers and best-known brands. A tech vision and roadmap that will turn heads for all the right reasons. And colleagues with high commitment and unrivalled knowledge, combined with low ego. A flexible work environment.

To apply, please send an up-to-date resume to people@ligentia.global. For more information about how we process your data please visit our candidate privacy policy.

Ligentia requests that recruitment agencies do not speculatively submit CVs to us unless expressly requested to do so by a member of our People team. Any CVs sent to us on an unrequested speculative basis will be ignored.

Ligentia will not be liable for any fee or commission payments claimed by a recruitment agent in respect to the employment by us of a candidate whose CV was sent to us on an unrequested speculative basis.