Finance Analyst

Kier Ltd
Hertfordshire, UK
Closing date
7 Nov 2020

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Job Title: Finance Analyst
Location: Flexible working, with the reporting office Maple Cross
Business Area: Kier Utilities

The financial strength to shape the future.

Over the past 90 years, Kier Group has been building a strong and sustainable business that's shaped modern-day Britain. Today, we're a leading construction, property, residential and services group - a multi-billion pound plc continually creating innovations in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure, across 21 market sectors. And tomorrow? The future is full of opportunity and the scope to grow, for us as a business and for you as an ambitious Finance professional.

Kier Utilities is looking to recruit a Finance Analyst to support a business change to provide dynamic and visual management information to provide effective decision-making capability. The role will support both the regional contract teams and the wider business in the deployment of both financial and non-financial information. This is a newly created role and comes with the autonomy to develop and shape it.

Job responsibilities

In this role you will take a lead role in the development and refinement of existing management information, such that it resonates and is understood by a wide stakeholder group. In addition you will lead a refinement and simplification project to streamline the business unit data capture, ensuring consistent, accurate and timely provision of management information. You will be providing assistance to local management teams in the development of Operational and Commercial performance metrics and develop early warning indicators, along with partnering to the Operational teams in the preparation of weekly and monthly reporting, including; productivity analysis, cost base analysis and other key KPI reporting. You will need to provide insight and analysis on performance drivers and trends to enable early identification of risks and opportunities, supporting key business processes, such as annual budgets and re-forecasts.

What do we need from you?

You will need to have a strong commercial acumen with experience of operating in a complex high volume transactional business along with advanced data analytic skills, preferably with experience of developing and deploying PowerBi. If you are part or fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with previous finance analyst experience and an effective communicator able to engage with a wider number of stakeholders to influence change then this could be the perfect role for you.

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th November 2020
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