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Finance Analyst


Job Titles: Finance Analyst

Location: Gloucester

Business Unit: Telecoms

Contract: Permanent, full time

The financial strength to shape the future.

Market-leading. Forward-looking. Financially-strong.

Over the past 90 years, Kier Group has been building a strong and sustainable business that’s shaped modern-day Britain. Today, we’re a leading construction, property, residential and services group – a multi-billion-pound plc continually creating innovations in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure, across 21 market sectors. And tomorrow? The future is full of opportunity and the scope to grow, for us as a business and for you as an ambitious Finance professional.

Key Responsibilities

The Finance Analyst is the link between the cost control and payroll teams to the Finance Manager on the contract. The finance analyst is responsible for supporting the operational contract ensuring that all revenues and cost are correctly allocated.

In this role you will assist the Finance Manager in preparing the financial statements of the programme on a monthly basis; Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, assist Commercial leads in preparing the monthly and quarterly reporting packs for review by the Telecoms SLT and work on the preparation and reconciliation of the different budgets/forecasts on the contracts on a monthly basis. You will be the point of contact for any queries from the cost or payroll administration teams and ensure that costs and revenues are allocated to correct budgets on a weekly basis (clearing out default budget codes) whilst ensuring that correct contract controls and governance are in place on the contract and report any exceptions.

You will also identify areas for potential profit improvement, conduct audit on sites in relation to stock, work with the commercial teams to minimise WIP to less than 3months, assist with external and internal audits (when required) and the consolidation of the telecoms reported numbers (where appropriate). As well as ensure that the CVR month end process is followed and the financial system represents the correct information and occasionally you will deputise for the Finance Manager when required.

What do we need from you?

To be successful you will need to be working towards an ACCA/CIMA qualification or relevant experience for at least 5 years. You will have good communication and numeracy skills and be a competent user in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. This role will require an excellent attention to detail and someone who thrives under pressure.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Free Life Assurance
Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeingPre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 05/06/2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early

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