Finance Manager

SkyBlue Solutions
£40000 - £60000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
POSITION: Finance Manager

LOCATION: Glasgow (G31)

HOURS OF WORK: TBC - day time hours only


RATE OF PAY: £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Temporary rate to reflect agreed salary

The Finance department provides financial and budget planning, analysis and management across the business groups of Carillion. Supporting the Finance Director in ensuring the financial performance of the business is reported in a timely and accurate manner, providing information key to the decision making
process across the business. The area of responsibility will likely be a Region or Business Unit with a turnover of at least £50m per annum.

Decision Making - The role will interface with the Business Unit or Sector and Shared Service Centre to ensure process and procedures are followed and that timely information is available to the drive decision making process within their respective area of responsibility.

Business Partnering - Financial leadership will be expected in a Business Partnering capacity to allow the business to meet both their short and long term strategic objectives, customer requirements and growth targets. This is likely to also include working with Operations to deliver short term ad-hoc info requests.

Performance Management - The Finance Manager (Level 2) will be expected to work closely with both Operations and other functional colleagues to drive key areas of financial performance, in particular both margin and cash across both short (current year) and medium term (years 1 and 2), laying the foundations for persistent financial success.

Customer - The Finance Manager will be expected to work closely with Operations to deliver a cost effective delivery solution for the customer and manage the front end customer relationship with regards to finance.

Business Planning - The Finance Manager will be responsible for developing and then working with both Operations and other functions to deliver both the budget and forecast processes, feeding into the FP&A team, and the results agreed with Senior Management.

Business Preparation and Prioritisation - The Finance Manager will play a critical role in always 'looking forward' and highlighting the activities that will add most value and take their colleagues with them on that
journey. This will include maintaining the cash forecasts and CIPs to ensuring key activities required to drive performance are in regular update and circulation within their part of the business.

oThe role encompasses the accounting & financial management of the North-West region, namely producing budgets & reforecasts, working capital management and review of P&L data alongside the Finance Shared Service Centre and the contract operational teams, supporting with variance analysis and targeting areas for improvement in all areas
oThe role works very closely, almost hand in hand from a business partnering perspective, with the Regional Director & Operational Contract Leads, working with the teams to develop the Contract Improvement Plans and drive margin improvement, growth & efficiencies
oThe post holder will be seen as a member of the Regional Management Team and ultimately take responsibility for ensuring that there are practical and deliverable plans in place to achieve financial targets, in particular around margins and cash

oQualified Accountant with Driving License
oFacilities Management / Service Industry Experience desirable
oAble to lead a team and influence those around them
oAbility to support & challenge in equal measure
oNaturally in a role of this nature it will come with all of the things you would expect, pace, pressure, variety etc. so the ability to stay level headed and plan and prioritise is essential

We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application.
Full PPE will be required and can be provided
Any successful candidate will need to complete a registration process with SkyBlue Solutions prior to start and present 'Right to Work' documentation
Full site induction given upon start

To apply for this role please forward your CV and contact details to

SkyBlue Solutions look forward to receiving your application

This is a SkyBlue Solutions vacancy and we are operating as an employment Business/Agency in this instance.
As an Equal Opportunities organisation SkyBlue guarantees that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process.

We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application.

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