Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Lendlease Europe Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process - or just part of it - from Investment to Development to Construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy. We are always looking for people to come with us on the journey. JOB SUMMARY Work closely with the wider construction business to create a partnership between the business unit's projects and finance. Provide support and analysis, to be a trusted adviser and to add value that will assist in decision making. ACCOUNTABILITIES - Manage BU overhead and bid cost expenditure - review incurred costs, track overhead against agreed budget & forecast spend for key HY/FY periods - Manage project accounting transactions, review project expenditures, project cost allocations and prepare project management reports including variance analysis. - Prepare monthly BU reports for ELT - Interpret financial and non-financial data and present the findings to the relevant stakeholders in a clear and concise way - Identify & understand financial and non-financial risk and opportunity across the BU's projects by attending monthly project reviews - Communicate with and explain financial concepts to non-finance individuals - Drive accuracy in monthly reporting by the BU's projects e.g. cashflow, cost forecasting, - Business Plan- integral role in preparation of 5-year business plan. - Supply chain analysis - detailed analysis of our supply chain to understand the risk of entering into contract with a specific supplier. - Provide training to projects to improve: utilisation of finance systems, improve accuracy of financial data, KEY COMPETENCIES - Engages Stakeholders - Manages Risk & Opportunity - Communicates with Impact - Drives Accountability & Ensures Effective Delivery - Makes Evidence Based - Quality Decisions ESSENTIAL/DESIRABLE CRITERIA - Qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent). - Experience in Finance and Accounting roles. - Proficient in Excel and ability to adapt to new systems and processes - Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to make the complex simple in pursuit of clear deliverables. - Commercial orientation, focused on delivering solutions and results We aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, or any other group who face disadvantage in our society. As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation. We build careers, develop skills and invest in people. Imagine what more you can do here.
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