UK Business Controller

UK Business Controller

Job Title: UK Business Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896207_1575366722
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2019 09:52

Job Description

Do you have extensive accounting experience in a project environment and seeking an exciting new opportunity at a leading engineering company?

My client delivers sustainable energy solutions and is involved in the execution of engineering, procurement and construction projects for electrical substations.

Key Responsibilities

*Responsible for all financial matters of the UK legal entity
*Responsible for the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial results of the legal entity
*Obtain a comprehensive understanding of project details and risk necessary for future planning, analysis and reporting; contribute to monthly and quarterly project reviews
*Active participation in the tender preparation process, assess commercial and financial risks and opportunities, contribute to defining mitigation plans for risks identified and action plans to materialize opportunities
*Produce annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, estimates and other reports requested by Corporate finance
*Responsible for the daily cash management of the legal entity. Responsible for securing guarantees and bonds, and implementing a proper hedging strategy
*Within 3 months, lead the migration of UK current ERP (SAP) into Oracle.

Key Requirements

*Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and/or a UK Accounting Certification. CPA title is an asset
*Understanding of the UK accounting standards, relevant local Tax issues and IFRS accounting rules for construction contracts
*Minimum of ten (10) years of accounting experience in a project environment
*Knowledge of engineering and construction (E&C) and or EPC business is a plus.
*Must have experience in managing a team
*Experience working with SAP ERP an asset
*Experience with ERP migration is an asset
*Experience working with Oracle Hyperion an asset

UK Business Controller
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction, Substations, Sustainable Energy, EPC, Power Transmission, Railways, Renewables, Business, Projects, Risk Management, Tenders, Budgets, Forecasts, Cash Management, ERP, SAP, Oracle Hyperion, Electricity, Contracts, CIMA, FCCA

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company, with exposure to a wide variety of projects within the field of Electrical Substations and numerous career development opportunities.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.