Finance Manager

Cambridge - Permanent - Full Time

Job Summary

You will act as a member of the Group companies management team, supporting the continual improvement of financial performance and decision-making through reporting, analysis and planning. Also acting as the interface between Group companies and Group Finance to resolve queries as well as ensuring appropriate governance and controls are in place.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing effective working relationships with senior stakeholders e.g. Regional Directors, General Managers and Group Finance.
  • Provide high quality and timely advice, information, analysis, reporting and interpretation to support effective decision making and performance management.
  • Understand the drivers of business performance, identifying trends, areas of opportunity or remedial action and influence the implementation of initiatives to address these.
  • Responsible for producing financial reports, forecasts, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries that provides a comprehensive view of the financial performance of the operating company.
  • Responsible for providing explanation of the forecast and assistance in the understanding of any variances between planned and unplanned income and expenditure thereby supporting effective finance-based business decision making.
  • Responsible for producing finance reports and packs including insight, commentary, conclusions and recommendations leading to improved financial and commercial decision making.
  • Prepare financial models to support the development of business cases and bids and take an active role in contract negotiations to support the acquisition of new work and growth of the company.
  • Support senior managers to deliver business objectives.

Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Management and financial accounting/reporting to senior management in a commercial setting preferably within construction industry.
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Ability to apply technical accounting skills and data analytical skills to a large amount of data and report in a transparent and succinct manner.
  • Identifying the main issues in complex problems, clarify understanding and developing pragmatic solutions.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to support non-financial managers to interpret their budgets and manage more effectively
  • Able to review current performance and identify ways of making improvements (process/systems) thereby solving problems.



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