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Actemium Automation Teesside - Finance Business Partner

  • CDI
  • Royaume Uni

Job description

Actemium Automation is a control and automation systems integrator. We operate from 12 offices in England and employ over 250 people. We are part of VINCI Energies; a £12.5 billion organisation and we are looking to recruit Finance Business Partner


Package up to circa £65k (Competitive salary + pension + Share scheme + Healthcare + Electric Vehicle Car Scheme)


The Finance Business Partner will provide accurate and timely financial information. Provide support to the Business Unit Manager to assist with the effective running of the business unit (BU).  They are required to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with the operational and administrative staff within their BU. They will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, have strong commercial awareness, and be able to work in a fast paced environment. This role also has a dotted reporting line into the Chief Finance Officer of Vinci Energies Holding UK & ROI for management accounts and group reporting.


Key Objectives

  • Responsible for the finance and financial control of the entire BU
  • Advises and supports the Business Unit General Manager and operational staff by providing and interpreting analytical information to enable effective decision making
  • Provides support in ensuring that the rules, principles and the internal control requirements of the Group are met
  • Ensure the Business Unit meets all its financial reporting obligations


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Make sure transactions are accurately recorded in a timely manner and in accordance with the group and accounting rules
  • Justification of the Balance Sheet figures by performing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare all month end tasks such as accruals, prepayments and closing of ledgers
  • Monitor and report off-balance sheet commitments
  • Be prepared to develop/apply the technical accounting knowledge obtained in their professional training to ensure the correct treatment of financial transactions
  • Supervise the SAGE Payroll and payroll processing duties ensuring the appropriate working rules with respect to pay are applied and provide cover as necessary
  • Supervise all aspects of Pension, Sick Pay, Castor (Share Incentive Plan), Tusker Car Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Supervise CIS Tax compliance
  • Utilise VAT knowledge to advise on VAT implications on certain transactions
  • Prepare the Corporation Tax information to Tax Advisors for review and submission
  • Compute Deferred tax workings for group and statutory workings
  • Be actively involved with the annual budget preparation process
  • Regular analysis of KPI’s such as invoice lag, debtors, variances and productive hours
  • Analyse and explain overhead spend and variances to budget
  • Provide analysis to forecast the performance of the business against budget to aid decision making
  • Data mining and manipulation to help with the points mentioned above

Desired profile

Person Specification

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA with at least 5 years post qualification experience     
  • Prior experience in Project Accounting and an Engineering environment are advantageous
  • Knowledge of group reporting an advantage
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills are imperative for this role. 
  • The person will need to be a confident communicator, across all levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to translate financial analysis in to clear strategic objectives
  • Able to build and sustain relationships based on trust at all levels
  • An eye for detail, focused on quality and accuracy, within a face paced environment, without compromising deadlines.
  • Ability to use sound judgement to ensure the appropriate messages are delivered
  • Strong financial skills applied in a project costing context
  • Ability to analyse and interpret variances
  • Good knowledge of basic accounting functions such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Timesheets
  • Cash Management
  • Strong IT skills in particular, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. 
  • Knowledge of using SAP would be beneficial
  • Able to plan and deliver projects within agreed timeframes
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience of managing people
  • Ability to influence others
  • A self-starter who can work on their own initiative but also be able to work effectively as part of a team.


Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.

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