Regional Finance Manager
Newly created role sitting on regional management team
Leading UK wide construction brand offering work from home option
About Our Client
My client is a UK wide construction brand, with circa £750m in revenues. There are 3 main delivery areas this role will account for, with a specialism in infrastructure, water frameworks, sub stations and flood areas. Employing over 2,500 staff across over 100 projects, my client focuses on long term projects which deliver a positive, sustainable result.
The Regional Finance Manager will have the following duties;
Leadership Support - build relationships and improve collaboration with divisional leadership teams demonstrating strong understanding of project & divisional financial performance and associated key divisional risks & opportunities.
Reporting and Analysis - develop and maintain reporting to support business decisions and risk mitigation, key areas being P&L, cash and orderbook.
Financial Reviews - Providing challenge and support as part of the Senior Leadership during monthly and quarterly financial reviews
Month End - Achievement of month-end deadlines demonstrating accurate accounting records and internal controls. Ensure strict adherence to revenue recognition policy and processes throughout
Budgeting and Forecasting - timely and accurate completion of budgets and forecasts with comprehensive trend and KPI analysis including management of financial risk and opportunity registers.
Cash management - co-ordinate project cash flow forecasts with monthly WIP and debt reviews to improve/maintain working capital.
Rate Management - periodic review of internal CTE rates and external sales rates in line with commercial agreements. Exploring cost recovery opportunities through different costing methods.
Financial Modelling & Bids - Work closely with key business partners to create and maintain key financial and scenario based models which support strategic business decisions. E.g. key customer/framework bids.
Other responsibilities - supporting ad-hoc projects and initiatives as required (eg: system development, JV set-up, tender support and internal/external audit processes).
Team Management - Direct responsibility for the management and development of direct reports such as Project Accountants.
The Successful Applicant
Ideally, the Regional Finance Manager based in North Lanarkshire will have the following profile;
Qualified Accountant (preferably CIMA)
Experience of providing financial support to operational managers in a project environment (Business Partnering) preferably in Construction /Engineering or Industrial/Manufacturing with proven track record in previous role(s)
Experience of team management
Experience of change management
Willingness to travel when required
Experience of financial risk management
Experience of applying financial governance
Strong organisational and time management skills
Effective communication skills - able to deliver persuasive arguments
Analytical, proactive, highly motivated and enthusiastic with good attention to detail
What's on Offer
My client is willing to offer the Regional Finance Manager a highly competitive package including;
- Circa £55,000 - £65,000 per annum, DOE
- £5,000 car allowance
- 8% matched pension
- Capability to work from home
- Additional competitive benefits