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Finance Manager

  1. West Midlands
R-113861

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Role: Finance Manager

Location: UK

Purpose of the Job:

The UK Finance Manager acts as a key member of the local finance team.  The UK Finance Manager reports to the UK, IR & Central Europe Hub Controller.  The UK Finance Manager is responsible for the entire financial cycle and matters, and to ensure full compliance with laws, obligation, and elected accounting policies, processes and principles.  The Finance Manger will also manage and develop the core UK Finance team.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts of the legal entity.

  • Produce annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, estimates and other reports.

  • Responsible for the internal controls and authorisation process for all accounting activities, ensuring compliance with company procedures.

  • Line managing and developing the core finance team.

  • Review and reconciliation of project status reports.

  • Establish an efficient process around billing, AR, AP, expense claims and payroll with shared service providers.

  • Provide ongoing financial support for accounts payable, collection and payroll.

  • Prepare accounting entries, project cost controlling reports, financial statements and banking entries.

  • Ensure compliance with company procedures.

  • Responsible for the daily cash management of the legal entity. Responsible for securing guarantees and bonds and implementing a proper hedging strategy.

  • Compiling and monitoring cash flows.

  • Liaising with global support teams e.g. tax, treasury, legal etc.

  • Providing insights on the financial health of the organisation.

  • Ensuring the business meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues.

  • Keeping track of market and industry trends, which could potentially have a direct impact upon the organisation.

  • Seeking opportunities for cost-reduction and driving through efficiencies.

  • Developing relationships with external contacts such as auditors, solicitors, and HM Revenue & Customs.

Experience Required:

  • Understanding of the UK accounting standards, relevant local Tax issues and IFRS accounting rules for construction contracts

  • Extensive accounting experience

  • Good, analytical decision-making and problem-solving skills as well as ability to quickly adapt to changing situations and work under pressure

  • Must have experience in managing a team

Competencies/ Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction (E&C) and/or EPC business is a plus.

  • 3+ years of accounting experience in a project environment

Education Required:

  • UK Accounting Certification or Equivalent

About Linxon

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine AtkinsRealis project management expertise and Hitachi Energys deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offering for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and delivering the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.

As a leading engineering company, we help our customers with turnkey substation solutions in the field of power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a new company as it evolves and help shape it for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in working with other motivated professionals with expertise in the Substations EPC business, then this is the new opportunity for you.

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