Finance Manager (Estates)
You will provide professional financial and budget assurance to the Head of Estates and Technical Services, for all works planned and undertaken to meet the needs of the SPS estate.
You will provide Estates and Technical Services Senior Management Team with a robust financial reporting structure, to ensure the effective monitoring and control of budgets and expenditure. You will ensure that efficient processing of financial transactions positively supports effective delivery of Estates and Technical Services aims and objectives and that all processes, systems and procedures are robust, controlled and will withstand audit scrutiny.
You will provide a flexible and proactive Finance service, commensurate with the needs of Estates and Technical Services department and the wider SPS.
You will be responsible for the integrity of all data processed through the systems within your remit, ensuring compliance with SPS policies and guidance.
You will be responsible for ensuring that SPS fully meets its obligation to HMRC in respect of the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) and that all payments and returns are made accurately and by due dates.
You will provide guidance and support to all Estates and Technical Services staff in respect of Finance and Procurement policies and procedures.
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.
HNC accountancy qualification or equivalent level AAT qualification (or similar).
Experience of management reporting including monitoring, reporting and controlling budgets.
Experience of using Windows based financial systems including processing transactions, interrogating, reconciling and reporting on accounts and ensuring that controls are operating effectively.
Experience of leading individuals, fostering positive relationships and working with teams to achieve desired results.
Excellent numeracy skills with the ability to collate, analyse and interpret financial data and present it in a clear and readily understandable format.
Ability to use Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word.
Ability to effectively plan and prioritise team and personal workload within a dynamic environment, ensuring the effective management of resources to meet departmental and organisational requirements.
Knowledge of the rules of HM Revenue & Customs Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).