Finance Administrator

J. Murphy & Sons Ltd
16 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.

Job description:

Finance Administrator

Based Stone Cross

The Finance Administrator has responsibility for the operational delivery of key process and administrative activities to support Project Managers at Murphy project site locations.

The role will:

Be responsible for ensuring Murphy project managers are supported in a consistent, standard way for projects (typically less than £15m) and are compliant with the finance and project processes therein
Be responsible for managing of portfolio of projects and thus project stakeholders at any one time
Be responsible and accountable (as a process custodian) on behalf of the Project and Site manager for executing key finance and project processes (raising requisitions, GRN orders, reporting status) associated with ordering materials, resources and plant
Be responsible (as a process custodian) for supporting the Project and Site manager with key labour processes (e.g. timesheet collection, coding, collecting overtime requests)
Proficient in using the MSD 365 system for processing project transactions and running reports
Run weekly management order reports, review them and host review meetings with the Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor to determine the interventions and decisions that need to be made on the project costs
Highlight and escalate to the PM on interventions required on Site where there is lack of process compliance by site personnel that would risk financial accuracy of the project numbers
Support a culture of Continuous Improvement and of sharing best practice amongst the team
Upwardly manage senior site based staff to comply with process and procedures – thus be a the centre of shifting a cultural change in Murphy project delivery for where it is today

The role holder will support all Murphy Business Units (which may contain Joint Ventures). You will not be required to work from a Project Site, but will be responsible for building strong relationships remotely with occasional visits to a Site where necessary

Skills / Experience:

Experience working in a construction industry, in a transaction process role, finance or Accounts Payable position, or broad business administration role
Construction Industry Site experience
Good at building relationships
High levels of emotional intelligence
Fluency in oral English
Presentation skills
Working knowledge of MS Office products
Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience would be advantageous

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