about 1 year ago
Finance Co-ordinator (LON0000TI)
: United Kingdom-London-London
Finance Coordinator (6 month Fixed Term Contract)
Closing date: 01 April 2019
Arup is a multi–disciplinary firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.
Our Business and Corporate Services functions provide a fundamental platform of unyielding support, enabling our firm to operate efficiently whilst working with our clients on ambitious projects that will set new industry standards.
About this opportunity…
Based in Arup’s Advanced Digital Engineering group, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Coordinator to provide day to day financial assistance on a 6-month fixed term contract.
The Group is composed of approximately 250 people based in London, Solihull and Manchester and has a wide range of projects both in the UK and internationally. The Finance Coordinator will be part of a team of four people based in London, reporting to a Finance Officer, and will liaise with leaders, project managers/directors and Shared Service Centre as required.
This is a varied role which will involve duties such as assisting with Annual Operating Plan preparation by collating data and chasing for information, or assisting the Finance Officer with maintenance of positive cash flow on projects, alongside day to day financial administration tasks.
In addition, you will make an impact in this role by…
Assisting with the preparation and presentation of monthly financial reports and information.
Managing local supplier invoices, liaising with suppliers as appropriate, and chasing project managers for the authorisation of project invoices.
Preparing transactional requests, such as draft fee invoices, time and expenses transfers, and urgent payment requests.
Providing general financial administrative housekeeping and maintenance of data on in-house finance systems
To achieve in this role, you are likely to…
Have at least two years’ experience in a similar role in a professional services environment.
Demonstrate excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Excel at intermediate/advanced level
Have a high level of numeracy, with attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines
Be a team player with good communication skills
In addition to providing valuable support to one of Arup’s key business areas, you will be joining a diverse bunch of incredibly talented individuals, each on a unique career development journey. We think an inclusive working environment is a great place to evolve, but don't just take our word for it...
"I’ve found Arup to be a great place full of interesting projects and people. As a company which is founded on and owned by its staff, it’s a place where all grades are encouraged to interact and are given the support and opportunities to develop and progress."
Kevin Strachan-Yearwood, Finance Coordinator, Advanced Digital Engineering
Reward and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.
Core benefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemes are funded by Arup and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing.
Shape your time with us
How can we best work with you?? Whether you’re a parent, a Carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle, it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours.
At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options – including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.
What happens next?
If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.
If you have any questions or queries regarding this opportunity or the application process, please contact Niall.Altimas@arup.com.
Arup. Shaping a better world.