The role comprises of the following key responsibilities:
Analyse current and past trends in short and medium term cash flow with specific focus on UK performance.
Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives
Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
Lead the preparation and delivery of weekly and monthly financial reports.
Drive the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting and Modelling tools and reports
Assist in managing the quarterly review governance process and the business plan (CY+1 to CY+4) setting
Support the development and implementation of the group's strategic plan in conjunction with the CEO office/Group Strategic and Transformation Director
Work with a Business Intelligence teams to drive enhancements to tools and reporting
The right candidate will play a key role in providing financial analysis and insight into the performance of the business, including reports to the European and Group Executive Committees (EEC and GEC), ad hoc analysis and a range of business improvement projects.
A desire to build a career in a multi-business, global organisation.
To continually challenge and bring new thinking and innovation into the business through process, structure and systems.
Have a clear understanding of the importance of a strong control environment & a desire to work with, and aptitude for, financial IT systems.
Candidates must have a record of academic success and a mix of the following personal and professional characteristics:
Committed, enthusiastic, resilient and collaborative;
Effective communicator, values a strong team ethic and desire to share knowledge;
Confident, ambitious, well-rounded and able to relate to senior executives;
Self motivated target setter;
Analytical, flexible and creative: able to research complex issues and solve poorly defined problems in innovative ways, with an attention to detail;
Key experience and skills
Qualified Accountant (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
Bachelor's Degree (hons) 2:1 or above
Ability to interact with Senior leadership both finance and non-finance
Significant experience in an FP&A or Professional Services Advisory role
Evidence of working in a fast paced, high change environment and able to manage multiple demands effectively whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy, quality and attention to detail
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills and systems experience
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organised
Capable to work within a team, but also able to deliver work on own merit
Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills including inspiring trust and influencing; communicating technical financial information in a clear and commercial manner; adapting style and content for different audiences; and demonstrating a confident, credible and accomplished presentation style
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
Previous engineering / construction industry experience desirable but not essential