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Finance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Our UK Healthcare segment have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our talented and hard working Facilities Management (FM) team based from the Central Manchester University Hospital

Sodexo Healthcare work by the side of healthcare organisations in both the public health (NHS Trusts) and private healthcare sector, using science, technology and global experience to enable human-centred care.

You will manage the day-to-day finances of the Hard FM PFI contract with the client, supporting commercial decision making, financial performance and identification and negotiation of contract variations.

You will provide expert financial advice to operational management, facilitating the delivery of budget and other initiatives that will drive financial performance within the contract.

We are looking for an experienced Finance professional with experience of delivering financial support to a complex business set up and who is a skilled communicator able to build effective relationships with external stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.

You don't just join Sodexo, you belong

Join Sodexo and you become part of a worldwide, extended family. Team spirit is strong and encourages people to stay long-term. You can bring your whole self to work every day and we cant wait for you to join the team!



Role Responsibility

  • Providing a high level of financial support to the senior site managers and Commercial Finance Controller.
  • Provide clear reporting to stakeholders
  • Delivery monthly financial results with detailed variance analysis
  • Delivery of accurate forecasts
  • Positive contribution to development and implementation of innovation
  • Embrace and assist in the delivery of change
  • Support in identification of variations to contract.




The Ideal Candidate


  • Experience of providing financial support to complex service contracts
  • Strong communicator with the confidence to challenge, influence and support at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Excellent commercial acumen with strong technical skills to deliver relevant, accurate analysis to facilitate decision making
  • The ability to combine strategic and analytical perspectives with a pragmatic approach. 
  • The ability to keep focus on day-to-day performance whilst simultaneously pursuing longer-term opportunities
  • Experience of financial modelling.
  • Fluent English (written and Spoken)



  • Qualified (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc) accountant
  • Knowledge of healthcare business and agenda for change
  • Knowledge of systems including EProphit, SAP

Package Description

£45k £55k Company Bonus and Flexible Benefits Fund 

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.  

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations. 

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


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