Finance Operations Manager - Helensburgh

Ref: 1247 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jan 2022
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Finance Operations Manager
Location:                 Helensburgh – with flexible working options
Salary:                      £70,000 - £80,000 + bonus + Pension
We are currently recruiting for a global engineering organisation who have an exciting opportunity for a Finance 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 Finance 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.
This role will require you to manage a range of activities and so would suit someone with a wide breadth of experience across finance, operations, commercial/contract management, and team leadership. You will be rewarded with a challenging role with the opportunity to influence and make a difference.
The Manager’s specific areas of expertise are detailed below:
Finance 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 auditors.
  • Management of the workload forecasting and overhead budgeting processes
  • 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 Operations Manager Skills and Experience
  • Professional Accounting and/or Commercial qualification (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent Commercial qualification)
  • People management and team leadership both of teams activity and also their development (preferably teams with different skill sets)
  • Experience of operating within a Business Growth environment including assisting in finance elements of Business Development activities such as: bids, tenders, pricing etc.
  • Experience of commercial management such as: Contract or Sub-Contract management, management and negotiation of contracts/contractual relationships.
  • Experience of the following would be ideal: Financial control, statutory entity experience, Management Accounts, Project Ledgers, Purchase Ledgers and Subcontracting, Contract Management and Contract Performance Reporting 
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.
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