Finance Manager

Robert Walters
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


A market sector leading construction business is seeking to hire a Finance Manager in Central Manchester.

About the role:

The Finance Manager will work with Contract Management Team to prepare the Monthly Management Accounts and manage the information to support decision making and drive contract efficiencies. As a member of the Finance Team be responsible for compliance with Accounting Standards and accounting policies and liaising closely with the wider Finance Team.

This role will have 3 direct reports and will require some travel.


  • Providing strategic financial information and leadership at contract level.
  • Supporting the Contract Management Team in driving contract efficiencies.
  • Providing comprehensive, high quality analysis to aid and support business decision making.
  • Ensuring appropriate systems of internal control are maintained and development of and adherence to company procedures.
  • Leading the production of monthly management accounts and other financial information.


  • Preparation of management accounts through to trial balance for the contract.
  • Preparation of monthly profit and loss account, balance sheet and cash flow for the contract.
  • Working closely with the Contract General Managers around the annual Business Plan/Budget setting process.
  • Support commercial teams by proactive engagement in the management of key contract balances including WIP, payments on account and cost accruals.
  • Work with contract Commercial and Operational management to drive contract performance improvement.
  • Liaison with other contracts on inter-company balances and invoicing.
  • Monthly reporting of contract results to the Management Board.
  • Liaison with the Shared Services Centre processing teams to ensure timely and effective processing of transactions on the financial system.
  • Development and implementation of financial systems to support the requirements of the business.
  • Overall responsibility for Contract financial processes and procedures

About the person

  • Must hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Must be commercially focused.
  • Exercises sound judgement and adds value through Challenge where appropriate.
  • Have a strong personal drive and commitment to delivery of results.
  • Demonstrates strong, analytical, creative and proactive thinking.
  • Technically competent and well versed in financial disciplines (Working Capital, Accruals etc.)
  • Preferably experienced in either the Construction, Maintenance or Utilities Industries.

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