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Project Finance Manager

  • Salary: £56000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and car
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Finance
  • Date posted: 08/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382921A

(CIMA,ACA,ACCA,Bid,Cost Model, FR,Project Management, Project Accountant) My client is seeking a qualified Project Finance Manager. Reporting to the Head of Finance the Finance Project Manager will lead and support on all financial aspects of major bids and growth projects.

The role will be focused on providing financial leadership, cost modelling and data analysis for individual projects and bids, but will also provide leadership and support in all other areas of business growth including the provision of bid and financial appraisals, budgeting and financial management, pipeline, order book management and strategic planning.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead and provide finance support to bids and other growth projects through provision of advanced financial modelling capability
  • Ensure bid cost models are current, accurate and reported on a monthly basis as part of the Business review process, and that they are managed in line with approval levels
  • Continuously improve bid cost models and other relevant Finance Growth models and processes
  • Lead and provide support to any stakeholder engagements that may be required to support new business or bid activity e.g. customer, legal/commercial, bank and specialist support, Group
  • Ensure consistent application of Babcock Bid, Finance and Treasury policies across all activities
  • Ensure the integrity and appropriate management of the commercial sensitivity of any bid pricing models
  • Preparation and presentation of relevant financial results and forecasts; including bid cost forecasts, bid reporting packs, budgets and forecasts
  • Responsible for the delivery of relevant monthly accounts, balance sheet reconciliations, working capital and cash management
  • Support the reporting of the new business pipeline
  • Ensure that all relevant management reporting information is delivered accurately in an appropriate format and in a timely manner to Business Unit management team
  • Support the Head of Finance as required in strategy, business development and growth related activities
  • Support and get involved in across business/sector initiatives

Main Accountabilities

  • To develop and maintain detailed financial models relating to bids, strategy and new business, ensuring the financial integrity of these models
  • To support bids and rebids as required, and assume responsibility for the integrity of financial data used in bid models and submissions (at all stages of the bid process), ensuring compliance with Group bid policies at all times
  • Optimisation of bid constructs in line with Regulatory frameworks e.g. IFRS15
  • Working capital management and cash optimisation/management especially with regard to bid constructs
  • Financial support into new contract implementations
  • Assist where required in the implementation of new Group policies, changes in accounting policies where relevant, and in ensuring adherence to internal controls
  • Ensure resilient controls, processes and reviews are in place to manage the financial resilience of bids and projects in line with Financial and Governance Policy and customer's regulations and procedures
  • Ensure key financial controls are in place and operating effectively in all models and processes

Experience and qualifications required

  • Recognised professional qualification. ACA/CIMA/ACCA
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills, good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to understand and manipulate data to present clear and concise financial messages for review
  • Proactive planner and project manager
  • Strong oral and written communicator
  • Proven record of delivery against targets
  • Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of industry and regulatory standards

For further information and consideration for this fantastic opportunity please apply now/ contact Luke Passmore at Experis

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