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Commercial Finance Manager/ FBP

Elevation Recruitment Group are pleased to be working with a successful and ambitious construction business, operating across multiple sites across the UK, as they look to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager/ FBP for their newest site in Sheffield. The role will report straight to the MD with a dotted line to the Group CFO.

The business has a current turnover of approximately £15-20 Million with realistic aspirations to grow to over £100 Million by the end of 2024. The are part of a well established £400 Million Group and are private equity backed.

The Finance Manager will have ownership over the month end accounts for this business unit and will conduct analysis of the financial performance to local management and group level.
You will also be responsible for leading the budget and forecast process for the business unit as well as support the business with a new ERP implementation.

This will be a varied and autonomous role with duties & responsibilities to include: -

*Ownership & preparation of the month end accounts applying Long term contract accounting principles
*Analyse the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially relating to financial metrics such as revenue, gross margin, overheads, and EBITDA
*Analyse and report contract margins against budget/forecast by contract. Support and challenge contract performance and outturn margin with the QS and Commercial Director
*Forecast business performance outturn monthly
*Prepare and present the annual budget and 3yp together with the MD of the business unit
*Support the business unit management team and the Heads of Department with data-driven analysis and ad-hoc requests
*Reconcile commercial reports with financial reports and challenge the data; including the CVR, contract summary, outturn margin, remedial provisions, commercial adjustments, cost increases
*Closely monitor client receipts, debtors and retention balances by client
*Ensure the tender costs are transferred to the contract costs and challenge/verify as appropriate
*Continuously lead improvement activities in all processes, especially commercial processes
*Ensure that Group policies are adhered to and advise local management of their duties in various scenarios that may occur
*Ensure adherence to Group timetables and ad hoc information requests
*Lead the business unit risk management process

To be considered for this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experiences

*Qualified CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA (Qualified by experience may also be considered if have strong construction experience)
* Strong Finance Business Partnering Experience
*Experience of working with unstructured data / information
*Experience of an ERP implementation or systems improvement work would be highly desirable although not essential
*Experience in the construction sector would be ideal
*Experience in long term contract accounting
*Advanced analytical and Excel modelling skills
*Excellent communication and relationship skills

You will be required to develop and maintain positive and progressive working relationships both internally and externally, in order to facilitate growth and integration across the business.

This is a full-time role offering good benefits including a competitive salary (Dependent on experience) and the company also offers Hybrid Working (2/3 days WFH)

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.
Posted
06/23/2022
Location
South Yorkshire, England, UK