BGL Group, home of Comparethemarket.com
As a Finance Manager for Compare the Market
you’ll strive to deliver a strong Controls framework that protects assets,
mitigates financial risk and ensures that we support business delivery.
You’ll play a vital role in our success,
highlighting key financial risks and ensuring controls are in place to mitigate
these risks, to allow for highly accurate financial forecasting. With bundles
of knowledge and experience you’ll comfortable be able to provide expert
oversight for accounting and revenue – enabling the wider Compare the Market
Team to deliver on their targets.
Day-to-day responsibilities include managing
credit control and cash collection with sufficient controls over debt exposure
risk and detailed forecasting of balance sheet and cash flow with insightful
monthly commentary on performance.
The role has a high volume of stakeholder
management, working closely with the Commercial Finance teams to ensure revenue
is appropriately accounted for in our month end accounts, liaising with Group
Finance and our Compare the Market Engine Room.
What will it take to be
successful as a Finance Manager?
- ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified Accountant, with strong understanding of IFRS
- Significant PQE, delivering finance change
programmes, process reviews, risk control strategies and efficiency
- Experience of forecasting balance sheet and cash flow
- Strong communication skills with the ability to
effectively present information to non-financial stakeholders
- A dedicated and adaptable nature, being able to
reprioritise tasks according to business need
- A thorough understanding of the role of finance
in delivering business strategy
Why choose us?
At the BGL Group, we are passionate about
people challenging themselves, building on their successes and growing with us.
The interest of our customers, community and colleagues are at the heart of all
of our decisions across all brands within the group.
As one of the UK’s most love price comparison
websites, Comparethemarket.com are best known for offering an independent and
impartial comparison on car and home insurance products. We work with most of
the UK’s top providers to be able to provide the best service possible for our
We grow because we are…
- AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for
our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly
and take personal accountability
- CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt
markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things,
fail fast and apply our learning's
- AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build
trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it
- UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage
and care for each other. We work, grow and win together