Financial Accountant
Worsley, Manchester Employer: Balfour Beatty
Job Level: Executive Job Type: Permanent
About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Worsley.
What you'll be doing

As a Financial Accountant, you will:

Work with finance colleagues within GDSP to ensure all Group accounting requirements are satisfied in a timely manner. This includes: month end reporting, forecasts, budgets, order book and other ad hoc information.
Provide analysis around financial performance and trends across the business and work with colleagues at all levels to help maintain robust reporting of sales and margins.
Work closely with finance and commercial colleagues to provide detailed cash flow forecasts.
Support any commercial and financial audits (by Clients, BB internal audit or external auditors).
Ensure compliant reporting and ‘Quality of Earnings’, identifying to the Finance Manager at the earliest opportunity, any risks or opportunities within the P & L, balance sheet or cash flow.

Who we're looking for

You will have:

Previous relevant experience in a Finance team role
Good financial & commercial acumen
Knowledge and experience of risk management
The ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
Strong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word etc

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.
About us

Balfour Beatty’s Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.

Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment.

Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects.

In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.