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Finance Project Manager

Job Title: Finance Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 58743_1665666471
Contact Name: Cordelia Du Plessis
Contact Email: Cordelia.DuPlessis@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

This role is supporting the Shared Rural Network and roll out of 4G across Scotland.
The Project Manager will be reporting to the Finance Director and will be working with all the operators and navigating the government funding. Stakeholder management experience is key to this role.

Key Accountability's within the role:

  • Build strong relationships with the SRN finance leads within each MNO to ensure accurate and timely delivery of financial information.
  • Ensure effective communication on all elements of the SRN project; such that there is the ability to facilitate timely and accurate financial forecasts across shareholders/government interfaces.
  • Provide regular formal reporting on project finance progress, both internally within the company & externally to MNO's/Government.
  • Manage financial forecasting & profiling within the programme via the management of a formal financial change control process across all MNOs.
  • Ensure that correct governance processes are followed as per agreed formats, challenging all parties if there is a deviation from an agreed position.
  • Within financial claims processes, ensure an efficient & compliant submission format is followed, and manage the process with the SRN Project Manager & Project Co-Ordinator to ensure that all required evidence is provided in a timely & accurate manner.
  • Act as gatekeeper to claims for the MNOs, to ensure no missed or inaccurate claims to UK Government.
  • Deal with BDUK claims & any queries that are raised.
  • Manage overall financial delivery profile from MNOs to align with MNO delivery plans & ensure no misalignment.
  • Ensure MNO finance & delivery teams are aligned at all times.
  • Ensure financial risks or issues are captured within the main risk & issue log, ensuring ownership & resolution of finance related activities with stakeholders.
  • Where failures are identified, co-ordinate MNO RCA (root cause analysis) & PIR (post incident) reporting of these issues, ensuring all aspects of failures are captured & formally logged, allowing easy transition into formal Board reporting (via Delivery or Operations boards).

What you would need to have:

  • Part Qualified or Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA\ACA|CIMA)
  • Proven experience of project finance management techniques, methodologies and processes.
  • Preferably experience & knowledge of telecoms deployment processes
  • End to end knowledge of telecoms financial management activities & risks associated with every milestone
  • Outstanding collaboration and partnership capabilities - internal and external.
  • Ability to engage & influence at all levels of the business and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Proven time management skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated approach to delivery of tasks
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple work streams whilst achieving results through others
  • Ability to respond effectively to ever changing business needs
  • Strong skill set in coaching others with a focus on planning, organising and project management best practice.

Should you be keen on the role - Click Apply!

Should you not hear back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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