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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Finance Business Partner
Contract type
Full time permanent


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.

About the team

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers.

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.

About the Role

To work closely with commercial and operational teams to provide governance of and support to local operations, challenging reported results and ensuring compliance with financial processes.

  • Review and challenge the region’s trading results, accuracy of forecasts and other company reports
  • Ensure that budgets set for contracts are challenging but realistic and that robust forecasts and improvement plans are in place to evidence how they will be achieved.
  • Ensuring that best practice consistently prevails throughout the region’s commercial and financial reporting
  • Provide support to operational and commercial teams, assisting them with effective management of contractual relationships
  • Support activity to ensure that commercial opportunity is optimised and converted as appropriate.
  • The repairs & maintenance (RM) lead activity will be through interpretation and interrogation of high volume / low value transactions, identifying trends, opportunities for improvement and identification of exceptions for further investigation by the commercial teams.
  • Ensure compliance with financial processes to deliver timely and accurate certification of payments
  • Provide support in reconciliation of internal and client systems (including interface arrangements) to ensure that reported amounts are robust, complete, agreed by the customer and will ultimately be able to be invoiced and converted to cash
  • Review and improve as necessary, existing systems / interfaces and processes for recording and commercially managing RM activity
  • Participating in tender appraisal, bid strategy and adjudication, ensuring that all related financial considerations are addressed
  • Ensuring that the post contract administration of projects is reported accurately, identifying and reporting and risks / opportunities and in compliance with financial requirements
  • Ensuring that the region’s CVR’s, forecasts and CID documents are produced in a timely manner and to a high quality standard with accurate information.
  • Working with commercial and operational teams to ensure that the region’s debt / WIP is kept to an absolute minimum
  • Lead on effective financial risk management and protect business reputation.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are accurate and are optimised where possible.

About You

  • Relevant finance qualification (e.g. CIMA) or qualified by experience
  • Previous experience working in operational environment
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Knowledge and understanding of final accounts.
  • Review and understanding of CVR’s and supplementary financial reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgets and forecast management.

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity, flexible working and that talented people are key to our success.

Closing date: 11 January 2019


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