Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager

Who are we?

Here within the Anglian Water @one Alliance we are a totally collaborative organisation made up of our seven partner companies (Anglian Water, Balfour Beatty, Barhale, MMB, MWH Treatment, Skanska and SWECO) and our extended supply chain, working together to deliver over half of Anglian Water’s capital investment programme.

We are driving change, empowering us to set global benchmarks and build a better environment, with the opportunity to offer enhanced growth and development to our workforce. We’re looking to build on our existing teams with an environment built for career progression.

To do that we need aspiring driven talent to help us achieve our ambitious targets, are you ready to join us as we prepare to deliver the most creative and innovative AMP we have ever seen?

We truly care about the Commercials and want to continue with the great progress we are making with efficiencies in our business. To help us achieve these targets we are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager.

What will you be doing as our new Commercial Finance Manager?

You will be responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial and management information to support and inform the @one alliance in the day-to-day management of the business. You’ll undertake all aspects of project financial management and control, including reporting and producing monthly performance packs in accordance with the alliance’s financial governance.

As part of the Senior leadership team for the function, you will provide frontline financial support for the wider Alliance delivery routes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting

    • Month end project analysis, forecasting accuracy, performance metrics and analysis into the Risk and Opportunity schedule.

    • Ensure robust Financial Governance is in place, lead the @one Alliance self- assurance governance and processes.

  • Financial Controls

    • Compliance to financial controls – completing reviews of accruals at month end.

    • Provide support and training to non-financial members of the alliance.

  • Cost Management

    • Provide accurate cost reporting across the alliance.

    • Develop cost reporting and cost data analytics to help understand and drive cost base reductions.

  • Transformation

    • Continuous improvement in report to include continued development of automated reporting.

    • Develop and deliver white book savings to deliver shareholder expectations.

A little bit about your skills, experience and behaviours….

To deliver on the requirements of the job you will need to hold a professional Finance qualification (such as CIMA/ACCA/ACA) and have solid demonstrable experience in a commercial or management accounting role. Experience of working in the Utilities industry and or contract accounting would be advantageous. Financial modelling skills, experience with SAP (ideally) and a detailed understanding of financial forecasting is essential.

You’ll be flexible, able to manage pressure, adapt at meeting strict deadlines and can challenge operational management at all levels. You have rounded people management experience, are innovative and most of all a team player!

If you are looking for an opportunity to take the next step in your financial career with an industry- leading alliance, please apply today!

Our vision

A collaborative alliance, driving change. Empowering us to set global benchmarks and building a better environment for our customers. We strive to:

Empower our people; Delight our Customers; Embrace digital transformation; Deliver brilliance.

Our Values

To bring environmental and social prosperity to the region we serve through our commitment to Love Every Drop we:

Build trust; Do the right thing; Are always exploring

The Anglian Water @one Alliance. Seven partners, endless opportunities.

Note: This position will be employed with either Barhale, Balfour Beatty, Sweco, MWH Treatment, Mott MacDonald Bentley or Skanska.

To ensure we support our objectives of collaboration across the business whilst providing our workforce with the agility to achieve a healthy work/ life balance, we are asking our staff to have office or site presence on an average of three days a week.

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