Finance Manager

Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £55k - 65k per year

  • Contact:

    Jonny Barltrop

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Finance Manager


South East London

Our client are a regional provider of building construction and maintenance services within the public sector, carrying out complex refurbishment projects to RSL and LA clients in the South East.

They are looking to add a Finance Manager to their business due to continued growth and success, we are looking for someone to come in and challenge the Status Quo, bringing in relevant sector experience to work with the directors to establish best working practices and develop a high performing team.

If you are an experienced Finance professional looking for a move into a company where you can utilise your previous expertise in a rewarding and varied role, this could be the role for you.

  • To work closely with commercial and operational teams to provide governance of and support to local operations, challenging reported results and ensuring compliance with financial processes.
  • Review and challenge the region’s trading results, accuracy of forecasts and other company reports.
  • Ensure that budgets set for contracts are challenging but realistic and that robust forecasts and improvement plans are in place to evidence how they will be achieved.
  • Ensuring that best practice consistently prevails throughout the region’s commercial and financial reporting.
  • Provide support to operational and commercial teams, assisting them with effective management of contractual relationships.
  • Support activity to ensure that commercial opportunity is optimised and converted as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with financial processes to deliver timely and accurate certification of payments.
  • Provide support in reconciliation of internal and client systems (including interface arrangements) to ensure that reported amounts are robust, complete, agreed by the customer and will ultimately be able to be invoiced and converted to cash.
  • Review and improve as necessary, existing systems / interfaces and processes for recording and commercially managing activity.
  • Participating in tender appraisal, bid strategy and adjudication, ensuring that all related financial considerations are addressed.
  • Ensuring that the post contract administration of projects is reported accurately, identifying and reporting and risks / opportunities and in compliance with financial requirements.
  • Ensuring that CVR’s, forecasts and CID documents are produced in a timely manner and to a high-quality standard with accurate information.
  • Working with commercial and operational teams to ensure that the region’s debt / WIP is kept to an absolute minimum.
  • Lead on effective financial risk management and protect business reputation.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are accurate and are optimised where possible.

As a Finance Business Partner for our client, you will need:

  • CIMA or ACCA Qualification or vocational equivalent.
  • Main contracting construction experience
  • Experience with public sector clients 

If you are interested in the aforementioned position, please apply via link or contact jonny.barltrop@buildrec.com 

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