Commercial Finance Manager - Great Shelford, Cambridge

Are you a Finance Manager looking for a commercial role or keen to develop your business partnering skills? We have a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Commercial Finance Manager in Cambridge!
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Are you a Finance Manager looking for a commercial role or keen to develop your business partnering skills? We have a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Commercial Finance Manager in Cambridge – apply today!

We can offer

  • This is the first time that this role has been based out of Cambridge so we are open to discussions regarding salary. Please take the time to read about our benefits package at
  • A flexible environment with the opportunity to work from home and the office when we resume business as usual practices post-pandemic

You will be

  • Part qualified or qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Degree level educated or equivalent
  • People Focused – you can demonstrate how you have built relationships, sought to engage stakeholders and managed people
  • Insights Focused – you can evidence how you have used data and insights to drive better decision making and a strength in using systems such as Excel or Sage (or equivalent)
  • Outcomes Focused – you are strong at managing both the operational day to day with a clear focus on what finance can deliver in supporting business objectives
  • Resilient – security is a 24 hour, 365 days a year business, we work fast, and we are a dynamic organisation, you will be determined in the face of challenges

We want you to be a success

In the first few weeks you will meet your team (3 people), all the key stakeholders you will support and start building relationships from day one. To be a successful as a Commercial Finance Manager, your stakeholders will expect you to deliver:

  • Financial Insights – develop reporting, insights and information to influence decision making and build the financial acumen of Managers to help them to understand the impact of the decisions they make on the bottom line of the business
  • Commercial pricing and commercial venture support
  • Commercial support and education to keep the business on track to achieve the 5-year strategy
  • Project support for key initiatives that seek to improve efficiencies, make savings, identify improvements, reduce risk and ensure the future profitability of the business

This role presents an opportunity to join a UK based, privately owned security services provider and develop your partnering and commercial expertise. Your role with include:

  • Reporting (monthly and annual), forecasting and analysis (cashflow, P&L etc)
  • Leading a completely in-house finance function, overseeing financial operations payroll, invoicing and other transactions
  • Maintain financial policies, practice, and procedure in line with legislation and regulations
  • Budgeting and planning
  • Maintaining relationships with financial auditors, bankers, insurance brokers, IT providers, HMRC

We are Dardan

We are UK based, 500 strong, privately owned specialist security solutions and consultancy provider with over 40 years’ experience. A career with us means joining an ACS Pacesetter, an NSI accredited (Gold Scheme) provider of mobile patrol services, static site guarding, key holding and response services listed as Infologue’s “One to Watch”. We have an extensive portfolio across some of the biggest names in Aviation, Critical National Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Education, and property management #proudtobeDardan

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What we can offer you

Our Benefits include:

  • Access to GP services (for you & your family) and counselling services (individual) 24/7

  • Medical Specialist Professional Guidance

  • Free Health Information & Assessments

  • Discounted healthcare plans, life insurance and personal accident insurance

  • Payslips portal, accessible anytime, online plus a free service that allows staff to monitor pay and pension plan

  • Membership discounts at over 3000 gyms

  • Access to online pharmacy and home delivery service

  • Contributory pension scheme (employee contribution 5% and company matches with 3%)

  • Retention Bonus £100 for passing a years service

  • Recommend and get rewarded scheme - £100 on probabtion pass, £100 after a year

  • New Discount Outlet - Easy Saver Card

  • Job Well Done Awards

  • Online Learning - access to courses for professional and personal development

Dardan is fast paced, growing specialist security solutions provider with a rich history spanning over 40 years. 

Dardan provides mobile and static security services, security intelligence, technology solutions and security consulting to some of the biggest brands in the UK.  

The chance to join Dardan means a joining a culture that is constantly evolving and one where our clients dictate the opportunities we can offer our teams and the places they work.

Our security officers have the choice of one of the biggest patrol and response teams in the UK, corporate clients, specialist contracts across maritime, aviation and oil & gas at critical infrastructure across the UK. Many of these clients will let you use their gyms, canteens, and other facilities.

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