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Finance Business Partner

Requisition ID: 52278

Domain: Energy Management/Solar Energy

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 role can be based in our Welwyn office but we are happy to consider other base locations – London, Cambridge, Kent, Birmingham and Manchester. The role will involve travel to various sites when required.


Key activities

  • Will be responsible for monthly project(s) financial results including the identification and production of variance analysis against the relevant forecasts, via detailed understanding of project expenditure, risks and opportunities
  • Ensure accounting in line with BYES policies and IFRS standards
  • Will be responsible for the production and analysis of key performance indicators based on all business areas
  • Notify managers of trends and work with them on options/ways to achieve company targets
  • Budgetary control. Support project sites (Project Manager, Operational Excellence, Quantity Surveyors, etc) to keep the project cost model and local risk register up to date
  • Review the model (integrity + reconciliation with SAP) and constructively challenge forecast assumptions
  • Key participant in project point reviews
  • Provide forecasting, leading with input from relevant budget holders, the preparation of budgets forecasts, using a clear and driver-based approach
  • Act as a business partner to ensure early identification of risks with successful mitigations
  • Conduct finance reviews at project sites to support adherence to company procedures (i.e., stock, goods receipts) and conduct general and financial audits where relevant
  • Review and drive the contract for general auditing of financial and non-financial obligations as well as for responding to operational queries
  • Produce year end the statutory audit justification as required

Skills & qualification

  • CIMA/ACCA part/fully qualified. Degree in relevant field preferred
  • Construction/infrastructure background
  • Able and willing to travel to site when required
  • Financial diligence and attention to detail – Ability to be timely and accurate in the presentation of financial information in a pressured environment
  • Excel – Intermediate
  • Full Driving license required

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private health care
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme

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.