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Finance Manager UK

  • Finance
  • International Branche Office
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The position

As the finance manager you are responsible for 3 medium size legal entities. You will manage a small team of staff and your responsibilities are to delegate and review the work and ensure deadlines are met. You are to make ad hoc decisions which can be backed up with accurate and relevant analysis. Furthermore, you guarantee the integrity of information on financial reports and some branch administration and with your excellent communication skills you will keep good contact with the parent company’s overseas Head Office for Treasury, HR, Tax, Insurance, IT and other business matters and with Banks, business advisors, HMRC and auditors.

The position is based in Small Dole (West Sussex, UK), and it is anticipated that there will be occasional site visits to projects in the group’s Head Office in The Netherlands.
The successful candidate will be appointed as Company Secretary of Van Oord UK Ltd.

Your responsibilities
As finance manager you:
• report to the Managing Director based in the Van Oord UK office and to the Area Controller based in the Van Oord Head office;
• make budgets and forecasts, including cashflow management and forecasting;
• prepare and submit quarterly commercial accounts packs including variance analysis;
• prepare annual accounts for 3 legal entities;
• review the project financial information with dedicated project controllers;
• take the lead of project control for projects without an assigned project controller;
• are the IT coordinator for the Van Oord UK office;
• manage the pension scheme of the company including liaison with pension providers;
• are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) processing co-ordinator;
• will arrange non-EU visas.

Job requirements

You are a proven self-starter and problem solver, with a thorough understanding of Work-in-Progress (WIP) cycle.  You will have general knowledge and some experience of payroll, PAYE, CIS, VAT, Intrastats, overseas and corporate tax to identify issues and if necessary, seek timely professional advice. In addition, you:
• are a fully qualified accountant, or be part-qualified but have at least 10 years’ experience in leading in a corporate accounts' environment;
• are experienced in a project-based organisation;
• have work experienced in a complex international environment/matrix organisation;
• are Excel wizard and preferably have experience with Unit 4 Agresso software;
• can interact effectively with a Head Office and UK-based subsidiaries and associated trading entities.

We offer

A challenging position within a vibrant and international operating organization, with opportunities for personal development and growth in many areas. You’ll become part of a small but dynamic and professional team in an environment where innovation, automation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key to meet our company goals. Furthermore, you will benefit from:
- Excellent secondary employment conditions;
- Plenty of space (and training budget) to develop professionally and personally, also internationally, so that you can continue to grow in your role;
- A salary that suits your experience and responsibilities.

About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?

Van Oord operates around the world as a pre-eminent contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, predominantly in the oil, gas and wind energy sectors. We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to tomorrow’s infrastructure for more than a hundred and fifty years. The Van Oord group’s 4,500 employees are committed, ambitious professionals who have a passion for water, wind energy and technology.

“Marine Ingenuity” is the hallmark of Van Oord. In those two words we communicate what we do, how we do it, and how we distinguish ourselves from others. A passionate, smart, shrewd, international marine contractor – that is how we see ourselves. We find innovative solutions designed to meet our clients’ and business partners’ challenges.
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