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Analytical Business Advisor
The role involves a top-level understanding across a wide range of disciplines including project, commercial, engineering, manufacturing, risk, schedule, finance and cost management. It provides local and corporate leadership with data to make business decisions. The Financial Controller will interact with all levels within the organisation, collect, review, model, interpret and present data. Significant coaching will be given to support the candidate make this role a success.
Stakeholder Engagement: Engagement with stakeholders to understand relevant programmatic, financial, schedule, technical and risk data to develop a position on business performance. The incumbent is expected to be an analytical thinker and test the validity of data before use. Coordinate direct contact with key program personnel (Program Managers, Integrated Product Team Leads, etc.).
Analysis: Develop predictive cost models to forecast the technical, schedule, and performance cost risk associated with larger Ampthill programs. Using the internal processes to analyse cost trend data, risk assessment parameters, financial parameters, parametric estimates, and other risk/cost factors. Research, analyse and review databases, hardware descriptions, statements of work, vendor quotations, and other elements in developing independent estimates.
Values: The applicant must be able to collate relevant data and provide an independent analysis of project performance to the business. Building trust with colleagues, behaving with integrity and independence when delivering results is essential to this role. The incumbent needs to be a self-starter and be able to rapidly change and hit priorities in response to business need.
Data: Ability to understand project data, such as scope work works, commercial conditions, supplier responses, scheduling and project risk etc. The incumbent must be able to process current and historical data, providing a model of project performance. Critical-thinking and an analytical approach is core to achieving these outcomes, with a good working knowledge of Excel.
Engagement: The incumbent must be able to manage multiple stakeholders at varying levels within the business and be able to deliver to short deadlines. This includes ensuring frequent engagement. Strong presentation skills are desirable.
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Degree level Finance, Technical, Programmatic, Business, Mathematics qualification, equivalent experience or professional qualifications e.g. ACCA, CIMA etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
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