Commercial Finance Manger

Commercial Finance Manger

Due to recent growth and an acquisition of a global offshore business entity, our client is in need of a Commercial Finance Manager to support the company throughout this process.

Job Description

Commercial Finance Manager/ Project accountant
Chelmsford
Permanent
Salary: £45k-£55k

In this role you will be responsible for providing accounting and financial analysis to the client's offshore business units and its subsidiaries, assisting project teams and contract managers by providing financial support.

Key Responsibilities:

- Business partnering with key personnel to understand primary cost / revenue drivers and variances
- Daily liaison with operational and commercial management to understand costs and to provide both challenge and support to forecasts & budgets
- Detailed project analysis of monthly project financials and forecasts
- Operational vessel analysis to understand cost drivers and identify efficiency savings
- Assist Head of Finance: Power in completing complex price analyses for project tenders, as required
- Support the finance team in preparation of monthly Management Information Pack and analysis for presentation to Head of Finance: Power
- Month-end project journal preparation
- Assistance in development of in-house finance/costing models (MS Excel based)
- Support preparation of project financial models for new bids and tenders
- Completion of ongoing and post-project financial reviews with full project team of completed projects outlining budget differences and variances from original plan
- Assistance with annual budgeting where required
- Monitor contracts and ensure that all customer invoices / credit notes / contract variations are raised & logged in an accurate and timely fashion. Keep project managers informed on status of customer payments

Experience / Qualifications:

- 2-5 years post-qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
- Experience of monthly variance analysis, forecasting and budgeting
- Ability to understand technical & operational issues at a high level and translate these into financial terms.
- Ability to present & explain financial terms to non-financial managers.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Charlie Murrant

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Meet Charlie, junior recruitment consultant in our Manufacturing & Technologies team. He works a variety of engineering roles with clients in many different sectors.

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