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Finance & Commercial Manager - Finance Projects

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44335403

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55,000.00 - 63,000.00  per year

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Location

Birmingham UK

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Full time

Date posted

Sep 2, 2017

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Location: Birmingham (ability to undertake UK-wide travel with occasional overnight stays)Salary: £55,000-£63,500 per annum + bonus + car + medical cover (depeding on experience) Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos.  We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public.  Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors. We are looking to appoint a Finance and Commercial Manager reporting to Senior Finance & Commercial Manager, to provide financial guidance and support at a project level to interpret business requirements, translating them into a set of requirements and liaising with all relevant stakeholders on implementation, within the parameters of Serco framework, processes and controls.  One of your key responsibilities will to provide financial support and guidance to the businesscommunities, specifically around the implementation of the core finance systems and processes on a wide variety of projects undertaken in business units and Divisions across the UK.  Key accountabilities:Financial support for divisional projects. Example projects being:contract transitionscontract exitsprocess optimisationrisk mitigationcomplex contractsbusiness transformationM&A activityProviding support to potential acquisitions, disposals and ad-hoc business projects.Work closely with the financial process experts and support delivery of financial process improvement projects across the Division.Helping to ensure project costs are accurately recorded and reported against the original business case.Ensuring project benefits are tracked to allow post investment project appraisals to be undertaken.Building strong relationships with key internal stakeholders. In particular, establishing excellent working relationships with the Business Unit team finance teams, divisional senior finance team, Group and the SSC.Ensure project outputs are compliant with Serco Finance Operating Model, Serco Finance Processes and Controls, obtaining appropriate for any variances to standard We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with experience of: supporting large business change projects; reporting and planning for an operational business area; system and process implementation. In addition, you must be able: to work at a strategic level and manage the detail when required; to identify business implications in complex data or information and to understand the business drivers that contribute to value. To succeed in this role, you will need to have exposure to working with shared services; up to date knowledge of accounting standards and industry best practices; good use of MS Office applications including Project & Visio and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your naturally strong communication and interpersonal skills will be fully utilised in this role. What we hope you will do next:If you think you meet our requirements, please go to and submit your CV or call Keila Graham on 07718 194387 to discuss this role further.  On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.  

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Serco Limited

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