Finance Business Partner

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Working Pattern

  • Specialism

    Senior Finance Qualified
  • Industry

    Manufacturing & Production
  • Pay

    £55-60,000 + Benefits
  • Closing date

    31 May 2024

Finance Business Partner, Façade Access Division, part of Alimak Group UK Ltd.

Your new company

Our client is a well-established group with a growing, acquisitive UK Subsidiary. Within the UK they have three offices housing dedicated teams responsible for various functions, including sales, technical support, accounts, operations, engineering, marketing, and training. Their shared vision and core values serve as the bedrock of their strategic plan, shaping their approach to work and providing clear direction on their corporate identity. These values unite them in pursuit of shared objectives, fostering a positive work environment where success is achievable.

The Finance Business Partner role is based within the UK’s Façade Access Division. The Façade Access division has over 75 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, and engineering building maintenance systems across the world. Some of our most notable and iconic projects include; the Shard (London, UK), the Burj Khalifa (Dubai, UAE), Battersea Power Station (London, UK), Sydney Harbour Bridge (Syndey, Australia), 22 Bishopsgate (London, UK) and Lloyds of London (London, UK).

Your new role

As Financial Business Partner for a key UK division you will business partner with the Division Manager and wider Management Team to provide sound advice and guidance to the business on all operating finance matters. You will be responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of all projects, ensuring sound project accounting principles are applied. You will work collaboratively with the UK Finance Team, who will be responsible for delivering the other financial requirements for the business (taxes, financing, compliance for the legal entity).

Contribute to the development of financial strategies aligned with business goals
Provide financial insights to support strategic decision-making
Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and financial implications
Identify opportunities for organisational process improvements
Implement best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in financial processes
Control project financials from the first stages (estimation, quoting) to ensure margins and contingencies are adequate and coherent with the risks + review the billing schedule
Monitor adherence of projects to the financial plan
Alert on deviations and risks revealed by the project financial KPIs
Participate in monthly project reviews with project teams: update costs to complete, revenue at completion and update revenue recognition accordingly
Monitor projects work in progress and billing

What you'll need to succeed

Your CV must demonstrate Finance Business Partnering experience within a commercial environment.

Ideally you will have Project Accounting experience, if this has been gained within a construction environment then this would be an advantage

What you'll get in return

This role will pay £55-60,000 depending on experience and level of qualification

This organisation is based outside Chelmsford and you will need to be able to drive/have a car to reach them. They are currently office based 5 days a week.

What you need to do now

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