Finance Manager (Controls)

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
Peterborough
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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 improvements
  • 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 customers.

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

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