Finance Manager Location: Leatherhead Job Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract We have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our Group Finance team in Leatherhead. Reporting to the Head of Financial Reporting, this role will provide business support and financial information and analysis to the Executive Committee and Group Board. They will work with senior stakeholders within the Finance Team and the wider business. Key accountabilities will include: Support for yearend statutory accounts preparation and audit submissions Year end consolidation adjustments Fulfilling monthly and quarterly reporting requirements Review of tax computations and tax returns, iXBRL tagging Group cash flow forecasting Project to improve the accuracy of short term cash forecasting Overhead review project including external benchmarking, cost transformation targets and delivery tracking for each business unit/function Various ad hoc projects/financial analysis Investment appraisal We are looking for a qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with relevant post qualification experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong analytical and IT skills. To be successful in this role you will be proactive and self-motivating with a desire for continuous improvement. You will have the ability to impact at all levels and be a clear communicator for finance in the wider business. A bit about us: Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers. Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do. The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).