Interim Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Interim Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 4031678_1627061646
Contact Name: Mandy Baines
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2021 18:34

Job Description

Provide operational financial management and business partner support 3-6 months, Colchester/Hybrid

Your new company
The UK's leading sustainable construction materials, road contracting and building products business is looking to recruit a Senior Finance Manager to provide operational financial management and business partner support to two of its leading divisions. The role is hybrid with time spent at the offices in Colchester, Essex, remotely and also when able to out in the business attending occasional meetings with Operational Directors and the Senior Management Team. Currently these are conducted virtually.

Your new role
The Senior Finance Manager will lead on the completeness of month end results reporting, including the business planning cycle, annual budgets, and monthly forecasts.​ Working closely with the Directors, Senior Management Team and Regional Head of Finance you will provide financial advice, insight, support and challenge as appropriate to improve overall business performance.

Main Responsibilities

Your regular activities will include:

  • Supporting CAPEX schedules including capital expenditure authorisations, project evaluations and forecasts.​
  • Leading and driving value chain analysis alongside contract margin reviews, for complete end to end understanding of group contract profitability.​
  • Leading the provision of accurate, timely and SOx compliant accounting information in support of the senior regional team and ensure controls and governance are adhered to and in compliance with company accounting policies.​
  • Playing a key role, working closely with senior management team as a business partner, providing critical support as part of the decision making processes including tactical planning and decisions, importantly providing an impartial conscience acting with integrity.​
  • Working closely with business and other finance colleagues to ensure clarification and understanding of business performance & consistent application of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance​
  • Ensuring robust and accurate forecasts and budgets through review and challenge.​
  • Provide effective support to the A&A Commercial and Operations Directors as well as the broader regional senior management team.​
  • Building partnerships and credible, lasting relationships with all senior managers and their teams and provide financial support to commercial decision making​
  • Presenting financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk​
  • Mentoring, coach and develop assistant business partner(s).

What you'll need to succeed
The Senior Finance Manager will be a qualified accountant with broad experience of operational finance and business partnering for a large multi site business, experience within manufacturing, engineering or construction environments would be beneficial.
The Senior Finance Manager will enjoy working in an innovative, fast moving and changing business where no day will be the same. You will be a confident communicator and influencer able to build relationships and provide insight, challenge, support and strategic advice to drive business performance and achieve business objectives.

What you'll get in return
The Senior Finance Manager will be offered a competitive daily rate in the region of £450 to £500 per day, there is free on site parking and the role is hybrid with a mix of home and office and occasional travel (expensed) to meetings - these are at the moment conducted virtually.

What you need to do now
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