Finance Business Partner

Harcourt Matthews Ltd
Central London, London
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a market leader within the Asset Management sector, this high-growth long term developer, investor and operator of public sector infrastructure assets supports a broad range of projects encompassing Property, Renewable Energy, Construction, Infrastructure and Waste Recycling. Continued and successful expansion through winning bids, financial close and new projects has created a new opportunity for a qualified accountant to undertake a Finance Business Partner role within the Projects Finance team. Responsible for providing effective finance business partnering and delivering key financial information on a portfolio of European projects, your brief includes:

•Act as Finance Director & Company Secretary for several high profile newly acquired projects
•Ongoing review of contractual & funding agreements; monitoring SPV risk to ensure mitigation
•Advising the Board on operational & financial risks & opportunities
•Management of business planning & model processes for Board & shareholder presentations
•Ensuring financial models reflect contractual, statutory, regulatory & commercial provisions
•Preparation of annual operating budget & Board presentation for approval
•Ensuring financial controls are implemented for each SPV & monitoring compliance
•Management of individual SPV tax obligations & audit processes
•Delivery of SPV financial reporting requirements

As a 2:1/1st class graduate qualified accountant with a strong academic track record, you will be seeking to develop your existing technical accounting expertise within a commercial business environment. The role demands experience of management and financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis alongside intermediate/advanced Excel skills. Knowledge of the PFI, or PPP sector and/or SPV-Special Purpose Vehicles is advantageous. A professional attitude, self-motivated approach and excellent interpersonal skills are prerequisite.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.