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Finance Business Partner

Requisition ID: 51973

Domain: Support Services/Finance

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time


Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join our team working flexibly under a hybrid model both in the office and at home. The will sits within our street lighting and highways electrical infrastructure business ‘Connected Cities’.  

The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for supporting the General Manager, in providing a full management accounting services and delivering professional, timely and accurate financial reporting & forecasting service to our Connected Cities business unit. The role will be based in our Sittingbourne office.

Key activities: 

  • Produce timely, accurate, and compliant production of monthly management accounts pack
  • Monitor, track and evaluate the operational expenses in the month and recommend efficiencies where possible
  • Prepare and post monthly journals including accruals & prepayments
  • To perform forecasts, budget preparation and variance analysis
  • Support operational management with detailed contract reviews including cost analysis
  • Oversee the preparation and consolidation of schedules for year-end audit purposes
  • ensure invoices are raised in accordance with contracts and company policies
  • To manage debt collection, WIP recovery and review of BIA
  • Oversee the rolling cash flow reporting and evaluation 

Skills, qualifications & experience:

  • Previous experience with operational management accounts
  • Must be able to evaluate complex data and have sound problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask and work unsupervised
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Must be willing to travel to multi sites to support operational teams
  • Ideally CIMA or ACCA part-qualified (or working towards) 

We offer an excellent benefits package including

  • 25 days leave
  • 2 Volunteering days leave
  • Pension
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme (Private GP Appointments, Legal support, Counselling)
  • Access to LinkedIn training 

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

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