Finance Lead


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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Finance Lead Leader on an initial 6- month contract. As a Finance Lead, you will support and work alongside the wider UK management team on a range of contracts and business performance. At times also working on the bidding phase as well as project financial management.

Role: Finance Lead
Pay: £40 per hour via umbrella
Location: Newport
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week, 6 Months Contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: Current Security Clearance


  • Management of all finance aspects of contracts across a wide range of customers including UK GOV, UK MOD, GCHQ and internal customers
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to deliver profitable solutions ensuring that risks are highlighted and mitigated and required governance is followed
  • Responsible for management of the financial aspects of the business and ensuring governance and controls are adhered to
  • Work with the wider organisation to advise on key contractual obligations and risks within the respective contracts
  • Develop rapport/relationship with customers to ensure smooth running of existing contracts
  • Team Lead for the UK as part of the international Cyber Finance and Commercial team

The missions will encompass:

  • Project Controlling: Accompany the project manager, perform EAC (Estimate at Completion), project reviews and reporting
  • Reporting and Planning: Perform monthly reporting for various Projects and Cost Centres within the Cyber UK management unit, including comparison of Actuals vs Budget, analysis of variances.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the planning process (Operative Planning and Forecast).
  • Budgetary Control: Project & Cost Centre controlling, including Actuals vs Budget, Plan, Forecast, hourly rates, support of price audit
  • Drive improvement and standardization

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of working with UK Ministry of Defence, Governmental, and Non-Governmental customers in a commercial environment
  • Experience of Single Source rules in relation to MOD contracts as outlined by the SSRO, or similar sole source arrangements would be desirable
  • Proven reputation as a self-starter, capable of delivering high quality workload with minimum supervision
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to interact and influence across a range of stakeholders
  • Native English language required
  • This position will require UK Security Clearance

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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