Finance Manager (1363)

  • Category:
    Facilities Management
  • Region:
    UK Wide
  • Location:
    Hemel Hempstead
  • Type:

BAM FM is recruiting a Finance Manager to join the team in the Hemel Hempstead office.

About the role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be required to work closely with all operational teams and departments within BAM FM, subcontractors and colleagues within BAM Construct, exercising excellent team working skills and building positive relationships.
This individual will be a key point of contact for senior managers and act as a deputy to the financial controller, working across the business to ensure the smooth running of the day to day operations as well as supporting the business to drive improvements through the delivery of discreet projects to improve overall contract profitability and increase organisational efficiencies. 
Leading the team of finance business partners this is a role which will require the candidate to influence outcomes within operational teams, using their experience where there is a clear opportunity to add both operational and commercial value.
The Finance Manager will interface on a regular basis with a variety of stakeholders including the client, suppliers and internal teams, with the key objective of ensuring customer satisfaction through the delivery of exemplary facilities services and ensuring contractual obligations are met while maintaining controls on spend and budget control.

Principle Accountabilities:

• Management and development of the Finance Business Partner team to successfully achieve our company, team and individual goals and objectives.
• Pro-active provision of all financial information to operational teams ensuring that the information is clear and understandable.
• Create and maintain effective individual and team working relationships across finance, commercial and operational teams, other internal teams, the client and their representatives.
• Manage the allocation of resources to ensure the requirements of the operational teams are met.
• Supervising, mentoring junior members of the team to improve their understanding of finance and performance

Operational and compliance
• Support BAM Energy in relation to all finance operations. Excellent understanding of the energy market, current initiatives from governments to funding, regulatory issues.
• Focus on delivery of Hard Services contracts and understanding of the market drivers to optimise profitability
• Deliver first class financial information  and support operational teams to maximise company performance and turnover
• Facilitate the development of robust ‘risk management' processes and procedures for all financial processes
• Produce financial performance reports against contractual and strategic performance indicators.
• Delivery and producing monthly management accounts, managing reconciliation of budgets, forecasts and variance analysis
• Providing meaningful commentary and analysis of financial data highlighting any variances.
• Delivery and working with, providing support to external auditors as and when required.
• Development of additional reporting for Senior Management as required, along with other discreet projects.
• Assisting in producing monthly management accounts for the business.
• Ability to assess and process information to identify root cause analysis and support the delivery of programme improvements.
• Production of the quarterly schedules for reporting to the BAM group.
• Supporting the annual budget process for the business.
• Managing the monthly forecast and annual budget process for the business.
• Support the business partners in the production of Contract P&L's when required.
• Attending meeting to support operational teams with customer discussions regarding issues such as work in progress and debt management.
• Financial data modelling capabilities to support informed business decisions.
• Development of additional reporting for Senior Management as required, along with other identified projects.
• Supervision and control of internal company policies relating to assets, expenses, business travel, benefits in kind and internally sourced services.
• Ensure that financial procedures support the swift payment of supply chain partners, escalating concerns if performance issues are identified.
• Identify and report risks or breaches immediately.

Who are we looking for?

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

• Relevant finance qualification (CIMA/ACCA or equivalent)
• Minimum of 3 years continuous and recent experience working in a finance function within a facilities management organisation with particular specific focus on hard services
• Recent experience of working on Energy programmes and understand funding, grants from government
• Recent experience within Health & Safety and Quality Assurance environments
• Recent experience leading year end audit with external parties
• Track record of driving improvements in programme performance
• Demonstrable recent involvement in working with external clients to improve performance.
• Recent involvement in bid and mobilisation processes for contracts.
• Advanced-user of excel understanding of macros, high level, complex formulae and high level user of power-point (test may be required to satisfy compliance)
• Experienced user of FSI Concept Evolution or Maximo in a hard services business
• Excellent working knowledge of SAP and enhanced knowledge of Basware and related systems
• Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
• Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrable proactive hands on involvement with stakeholders
• Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
• Excellent organisational, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent customer service skills and experience
• Excellent people management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate others, including experience of managing a team and mentoring their development

What do we offer?

In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

Salary Range - £59,000 - £65,000

Closing date for applications is 03 Feb 2019

About Us

BAM FM is the facilities management company working within the BAM Construct UK business portfolio.
BAM FM is a thriving business, with exciting plans for development to become a market leader as a Facilities Management service provider.
We are a values led company, our integrity is founded on our dedication to providing a quality service to our clients, and we do this by being accountable, delivering predictable performance, sharing our learning and working collaboratively.
BAM FM's vision is to become the preferred facilities management provider, by ensuring that the service provided to customers remains superior to that available from competitors. In order to achieve this we must ensure that BAMFM has the commercial acumen, professionalism, expertise and skills to enable us to position ourselves alongside our competitors.

We are committed to developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customer base and the communities in which we operate. By 2020 we will have a visibly inclusive culture attracting the best talent to our diverse business by having an environment which enables everyone to fulfil their full potential.

Close large map and return to job advert
Hemel Hempstead
Breakspear Park, Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP2 4TZ
Give us your feedback on this advert
Share this job with your friends