£38000 - £42000 per annum
8 months ago
A large construction firm are currently seeking an assistant Finance Business Partner to join their well established team in their Central London office. Reporting into the Finance business partner, this role will provide support to the Finance Business partner in providing financial information and decision support to the Management Board, Divisional Commercial teams and Enabling teams within the Business Unit; production of monthly management reporting; and, coordination of budgeting/forecasting processes, including preparation of monthly and long term cash forecasts.
·Operate as a business partner to the Enabling teams (Estimating, Planning, Business Information Modelling (BIM), Health & Safety and Sustainability) providing financial analysis to Department Heads.
·Support the Finance Business partner in making informed decisions by providing analysis of costs.
·Assist Enabling teams to develop annual budgets and maintain forecasts of cost recovery ensuring appropriate charge out rates are set and communicated to Commercial teams.
Financial Management and Reporting
·Work with Finance Shared Service team and Enabling teams to ensure complete and accurate monthly recharges of costs to projects and overhead.
·Working with Finance Shared Service team to review recharges of overhead costs prior to posting.
·Monitor and take appropriate action to ensure full recovery of Enabling teams' costs.
·Monthly review of group recharge costs and manage correct allocation within Business Unit.
·Assist in preparation of month end accruals and prepayments and subsequent balance sheet reconciliation preparation.
·Assist with review and clearance of intercompany transactions.
·Assist in the production of month end Management Reporting packs.
·Assist with monthly forecasts and Annual Budgets for the Fit Out and Agility Business.
·Assist with the appropriate allocation of staff costs to projects
Cash Management and Forecasting
Working with Finance Business partner and Divisional Commercial teams:
·Assist with production of monthly cash forecasts; and
·Assist with the production of long term cash forecasts, with sensitivities, including the impact of prospective new projects.
Compliance / Governance / Transaction Processing
·Assist with Finance administrative processes.
·Work with Finance Shared Service team to ensure that both internal and external accounting policies and standards are adhered.
·Support the Finance Business Partner and Finance Shared Service team in setting up new projects.
·Assist Finance Business partner in preparation of financial information to enable Commercial teams to best manage the project spend / Cost Value Reconciliation (CVR) position.
·Provide ad hoc analysis to support commercial driven projects
·25 days holiday per annum
·Competitive Family Friendly Policies
·Private medical cover
·Pension matching scheme
·Discount on selected retailers and gyms
·Voluntary benefits such as; cycle to work, child care vouchers
·Part Qualified member of ACA, ACCA, CIMA
Skills & Experiences
·Solid management and financial accounting knowledge
·Good communication skills - experience of liaising with financial and non-financial staff members
·Good organisational, time management and workload management skills
·Computer literacy - experience of using Financial Systems and strong Excel skills
·Relevant construction industry or project/contract management industry experience is an advantage but not a necessity