Finance & Business Operations Manager - Helensburgh

Ref: 1154 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Nov 2021
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Finance & Business Operations Manager
Location:                 Helensburgh - 50/50 split office and home working
Salary:                      £70,000 - £80,000 + bonus + pension
We are currently recruiting for a global engineering organisation who have an exciting opportunity for a Finance & Business Operations Manager who will be responsible for providing financial and commercial advice across the business to achieve objectives and Business strategy. This will include providing financial, commercial and contractual advice and guidance to members of the F&BO team, Programme Managers, Capture Teams, and the Leadership Team. 
You will be responsible for pricing and costing policy and controls, ensuring related management processes are defined and the Business is complying with the processes and procedures. This will include ensuring Quality Control process and audit periodicity are followed by the staff.
You must be familiar with UKIS financial processes and procedures to enable meaningful customer interface on audits and meeting reporting requirements, as well as dialogue with other divisions in the UK, the U.S., and worldwide to facilitate the furtherance of business interests. The Manager’s specific areas of expertise are detailed below:
Finance & Business Operations Manager key responsibilities
  • Recruitment, training & development, performance management and all aspects of people management.
  • Ability to manage in a demanding environment, with close, integrated working with the customer.
  • Pricing of proposals for new and follow-on business.
  • Includes management of and advocacy for the supplier data analysis and cost modelling performed by cost engineering.
  • Analysis and agreement of the forward pricing rates with MOD auditors.
  • Management of the workload forecasting and overhead budgeting processes
  • Analysis and agreement of QDC / non QDC rates with MOD auditors
  • Leadership of the planning and reporting for New Business Capture funding streams.
  • Contract and subcontract management, procurement and back-office support to the business
Finance & Business Operations Manager Skills and Experience
  • Effective communicator and confident presenter
  • Professional Accounting and/or Commercial qualification
  • People management and team leadership experience
  • Advanced MS Office Tools capability, with an emphasis on Excel and Power-point.
  • Financial Control and Reporting
  • Contract & Sub-Contract management experience.
  • Experience of operating within a Business Growth environment
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to secure a position working with a world class engineering organisation where you will be a key component in ensuring the success of continued contribution to the future of the business.