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Finance Controller - Engineering Sector

Enfield, London

£35.00 - £37.00 per hour


Sector: Power

Posted: 19/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23824_1697734781

Financial Controller - Engineering Sector
Kent or North London (with travel to the other)
Up to £37p/h, Inside IR35
1 year contract, possible extension
About the role:
Astute's Power team is partnering with a large CCGT Power Station to recruit a Financial Controller for its sites in North London and Kent, the candidate can be based at either site with frequent travel to the other site required (expenses covered).

The Financial Controller role comes with a competitive rate of up to £37 per hour and a benefits package which includes private medical. It is initially a 1-year contract with possible extension.

If you're a Financial Controller or Accountant who has experience within engineering environments and are looking for a new role, then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Valuation Manager you will:
  • Provide monthly financial reporting of controllable cost and capital, both internally to Plant Management and externally to stakeholders
  • Provide input into all planning and forecasting occasions and manage delivery of the site MTP.
  • Prepare and disseminate all relevant financial analysis (i.e., plan on plan, actual vs budget etc)
  • Manage and steer the annual financial benchmarking process.
  • Support all regular and ad-hoc valuation exercises such as impairment testing, portfolio.
  • review, deep dive, and capacity market bid strategy
  • Work with other finance teams across Uniper to maximise the efficiency of the wider
  • finance function
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes.
  • Capture any financial risks and opportunities and input into their resolution.
  • Manage financial controls on site in line with internal policy and external regulation and brief site management on any emergent issues
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • A degree in relevant subject
  • Accounting qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Experience in heavy industrial / engineering environment
  • Confident using the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with Power BI a huge benefit
Personal skills:
The Financial Controller role would suit someone who has:
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data.
  • The ability to identify issues and manage to resolution.
  • Excellent communication skills, with both financial and non-financial audiences.
Salary and benefits of the Financial Controller role:
  • Rate of up to £37 p/h
  • Benefits package incl. private medical
  • 1 year contract, with possibility of extension
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288212 to speak to Ruth Winter who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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