Manager, Project Finance

Job Title: Manager, Project Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, England
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Start Date: 2019-08-20
Reference: 32176
Contact Name: Stephen Laurie
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 17:12

Job Description

Aker Solutions' Project Controls team based in Reading & London is responsible for ensuring appropriate financial reporting and controlling support is provided to our Projects delivery centre. We need an adaptable, reliable individual with good interpersonal skills and sound commercial understanding to support our ongoing projects in the position of Manager - Cost control project Finance.


This key role will assume line management responsibility for both the Front End and Subsea Project Cost Controlling teams in the UK. We need someone who can provide strong leadership, plan the workload of the team and drive the achievement of financial targets and forecasts. In addition you will identify and manage financial risks and opportunities, regularly report and present key financial information and analysis, continually strive for improvements in business processes, provide support to tender activities and robust commercial reviews and ensure the professional development of the team.


Suitable candidates will be educated to degree level in Business Administration, Project Management or Accountancy qualification (or have equivalent project experience), have a strong orientation towards and appreciation of the importance of business systems and processes, with a good understanding of the principles of Finance, Cost Estimating, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing Cost Control, and Planning and Scheduling.


Experience working within a manufacturer is required, ideally one involved with complex products and operating in a relevant industry (such as Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Infrastructure, or Aerospace/ Aviation). Exposure to supply chain operations and work order routing/ manufacturing build activities will be an advantage.


In order to succeed in this role you will need the ability to influence broadly internally and externally to the corporate and project team, provide guidance and mentoring for project controlling and finance activities, and to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities


In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits, plus a strong work/life balance, positive work environment with challenging tasks, and a range of development opportunities. If this is of interest to you please apply or get in touch for more information.