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Finance Business Partner – Roofing

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Company Delivering the exceptional, every day • Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.

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  • Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day
  • Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day
  • Our culture
  • our core values and how we behave: o We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service

We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will.

We are one Mitie

  • We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do

We are the face of company.

We treat others as we would like to be treated.

We are proud to work for Mitie

  • We go the extra mile: whether it’s keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA
  • Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds

Our diversity creates ideas and insights.

Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal

  • Our customers’ business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do

Behaviours: • Knowledge of relevant procedures • Level of customer Service • Team Player • Health and safety awareness and knowledge • Communication Job Description The role reports to the Senior Finance Business Partner, Projects and is part of the Engineering Services Regions finance team.

The role is extremely commercially focused, supporting Project managers, operations and business development teams.

The key to being successful in this role is adding value

  • supporting growth targets by winning additional business from this client with the business development teams and working with operations to ensure we maximise revenue from existing business and make sure we deliver our services as efficiently as possible, ensuring project profitability is maximised and working capital management is optimised

The FBP is pivotal in supporting this element of the business.

In working closely with the operational and business development teams and being a part of the day to day running of the business.

The FBP will play a key role in ensuring FSS delivers accurate reporting of the monthly results, ensuring they reflect the current performance of the business and driving initiatives as required.

The FBP will also be instrumental in compiling the annual operating plan, the quarterly forecasts and OGSP’s , as well as ad hoc financial analysis to support business decisions, business cases and bid development
– ensuring we understand how internal and external influences will impact the business and making the best decisions for the Mitie group as a whole.

The individual will be a part qualified accountant, newly qualified or qualified through experience
– ideally with extensive commercial experience, excellent analytical skills and an ability to understand and solve complex issues.

The individual is a good communicator, have excellent stakeholder management skills and be an effective influencer, comfortable working in a matrix environment.

  • Working with FSS to ensure timely and accurate completion of monthly management accounts ensuring integrity, accuracy, consistency and providing clear visibility of the financial health of the business unit
  • Supporting FSS in the accurate accounting on accrued and deferred income and costs on a monthly basis, with clear visibility and communication to the business on non-current debt
  • Understanding and challenging current business practice, identifying and implementing initiatives to improve process and deliver business growth objectives
  • Partnering with the business leads to prepare full annual operating plans and periodic forecasts
  • Support business development/sales teams to identify, track, review and financially appraise the potential sales pipeline within the area
  • Close working relationship with FSS to ensure accurate and timely billing, efficient payroll reporting and driving improvements in the working capital
  • Being pro-active in identifying and implementing added value opportunities
  • Responsibility for managing the WIP process on projects which remain managed in house
  • Detailed financial analysis and presentation of financial information to support decision making
  • Ad hoc analysis and presentation of complex financial information in response to senior management requests
  • Work closely with the Divisional senior management to help drive business performance and provide high quality financial information
  • Develop and report KPI’s relevant to the business
  • Support operations teams with cost management of project costs
  • Identify and drive financial efficiency ensuring the correct allocation of the business resources
  • Provide objective challenge to the projects performance and plans
  • Provide forward looking insight utilising experience of the past and utilising financial and business skills
  • Undertake project profitability analysis, providing insight to Operations on opportunities and risks
  • Develop business cases and support the bid process for new business
  • Support business adherence to group financial governance processes

Division part of Business Unit Head of Finance is supporting Qualifications • ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA part qualified; newly qualified or qualified through experience, ideally with extensive commercial experience.

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Influential and motivational leadership capability
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment and ability to prioritise a changing workload and use initiative
  • Strong performance management skills
  • Good communication skills with the ability to present complex financial information
  • Effective at operating in a matrix environment
  • High level of integrity with a commitment to embedding a strong governance culture
  • Previous business partnering experience and knowledge of the sales pipeline/bid process would be advantageous
  • A hardworking individual with lots of energy, who can deliver high quality work to tight reporting deadlines and demonstrate desire to progress within the company
  • Able to produce concise and informative reporting under tight deadlines

Additional Information Health and Safety responsibilities • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times; • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment; • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received; • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system; Information Security • Ensure compliance with Mitie’s information security procedures in all activities; • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager; • Report actual and suspected security incidents; Note This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken.

Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment.

The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and/or the needs of the business.

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