Finance Manager

  • GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 13 Mar 19

Finance Manager required for a Commodities firm who will IPO this year. The role requires a commercial thinker who will enjoy a non-conventional finance role in a growing firm with a global presence.

Our client has an international presence and is at an exciting stage of its development as they are aiming to IPO this year.

This role will suit a committed self-starter willing to take significant responsibility in a fast developing environment and ready to develop with the company as it converts to a PLC.


The Finance Manager based in London will have the following responsibilities:

Provide support to the Divisional Controller and CFO with a number of activities;

Liaising directly with the business unit finance controllers;

Proactive resolution of accounting queries from group companies;

Provide support to the finance team and the reporting accountants on the due diligence, forecasting and prospectus preparation for the IPO;

Budgeting, forecasting and business plan development

Assisting with the preparation of the monthly management accounts and Board reports;

Assisting with the preparation of the interim and year end annual reports;


The Finance Manager based in London will have had the following exposure:

  • Qualified accountant with experience in a commercial, ideally international environment

  • Experience with multi-currency consolidations

  • Prior commodity or trading experience would be highly desirable

  • Strong technical accounting and analytical skills

  • Excellent Office skills; knowledge of Navision or SAP would be advantageous

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster best practice across a diverse area

Job Offer

Strong opportunities for development, international travel and IPO exposure.