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What’s the challenge?
We’re looking for a Finance Manager to join our team here at Compare the Market and assist in maintaining high levels of control and risk mitigation as well as asset protection. In this role, you will ensure adherence to financial control, policy and risk framework whilst effectively business partnering cost centre owners, commercial and product teams. You’ll support driving business efficiency through cost saving and cash delivery, alongside providing accurate reporting to arm the business with key information for decision making.
As the Finance Manager, Reporting & Controls you’ll lead the management of all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and own the review and management of balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring timely production and thorough follow up of reconciling items. You’ll forecast the balance sheet and cash flow, along with the provision of insightful commentary, in addition to owning the process of managing debt balances and delivering accurate and timely reporting of KRI’s.
You’ll be a true business partner, working closely with our commercial finance team to ensure the integrity of financial reporting, with the business to provide insight for effectiveness governance and decision making and with Group & Divisional teams to meet statutory and regulatory financial requirements.
What will it take to be successful?
As a qualified accountant with post qualified experience, you’ll also be able to demonstrate:
• Your strong technical knowledge and understanding of IFRS
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent communication and stakeholder skills
• Experience of leading and developing finance teams
• Your ability to make the complex, simples!
Why choose us?
You’ll have heard of Compare the Market and the meerkats no doubt – we’re one of the UK’s most loved brands and regularly produce award winning creative. We’re a diverse and talented team of passionate professionals and the opportunities to develop and grow are unrivalled. You’ll be part of something special – helping to keep our customers lives simples.
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.
We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Compare the Market, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10 million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!
Diversity and Inclusion
We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.