Finance Administrator- 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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  • Company: Arup
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  • Location: Cardiff
  • Date: 1 month ago
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Finance Administrator - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 23rd September

Arup is a multi-disciplinary firm of designers,planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working acrossevery aspect of today's built environment. Together we help our clients solvetheir most sophisticated challenges - turning exciting ideas into tangiblereality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Administrator to joinour local finance team to support with day to day financial administration forBristol, Cardiff and Winchester offices.

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, you will have strongpartnering skills to develop internal client relationships and will demonstratefinancial acumen to support project managers in project financialadministration to ensure commercial success. This includes but notlimited to, creating bespoke reports, chasing project forecasts, invoicing andupdate the relevant trackers ensuring that targets for invoicing and cashfloware met.

The successful candidate will also be supporting a large Infrastructureproject; Involvement in Payment Application process, managing our internalfinancial system to adhere to framework structure and framework work packages,updating trackers, distributing application data to Project Managers to enableforecasting, and general house-keeping activities. In addition, you willbecome expert in all financial activities relating to the Framework to act asback-up to primary Financial support person.

Other duties include:

  • Assisting the Finance Business Partner in data gathering to input into the annual business plans
  • Advising Project Managers on correct financial set up in accordance with internal financial systems/procedures and translating Arup costs into formats required by clients.
  • Proactively ensuring that financial data is up to date and accurate in our financial systems, liaising with project managers.
  • Providing financial data to our project managers to support fee creation and bidding requirements.
  • Take responsibility for general financial housekeeping and taking action as appropriate
  • Liaising with our shared services centre on supplier invoice payments and client invoicing
  • Responding to ad hoc queries from staff on our financial systems and procedures

To succeed in this role, you are likely to have....
  • Suitable MS Excel knowledge of V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence others
  • Numerical confidence


Rewardand Benefits

Weoffer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits packagesin our sector.

Corebenefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemesare funded by Arup and made available to all permanent staff in order tosupport and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing.

Shapeyour time with us

Ourgoal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup aphenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for peoplearound the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widesttalent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aimto encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for theircontribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss anyadjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessmentprocess with your recruitment contact.

AtArup, you'll be an encouraged member of the team with opportunities toparticipate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as aSTEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture orLGBT+ people. You'll have access to a range of flexible working options -whether you're a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - werecognise it's not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you'reinterested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or workingpart-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this couldwork in your role.

Joinus in shaping a better world.

Weare an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualifiedapplicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard tosex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability,veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognisethat not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments tocater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

Whathappens next?

Ifthis could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. Allapplications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond toyou within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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