Finance Manager

  • Job Reference: 00004148-1
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2023
  • Recruiter: BTTC Infrastructure Ltd
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  • Location: Manchester
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car Allowance, 20% annual bonus incentive, up to 12% employer pension
  • Sector: Administration, HR / Recruitment, Commercial & Procurement, Senior Executive Positions, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you want to join a company voted as a 'Great Place to Work' by its employees? Do you have a passion for doing things differently? Do you want to be part of an ambitious and tight knit team working on some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in the world?

BTTC is currently looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join our business to support our continued growth. 


Who we are

BTTC is a high-performance infrastructure project consultancy founded on the principle that our industry can deliver projects ‘better through total collaboration’. We are passionate about what we do and how we do it. We are looking for people to join our team who share our passion and align with our vision of ‘transforming the infrastructure industry’.


What we offer 

At BTTC, our people are our greatest asset, and we prioritise investing in their success. We are thrilled that we have recently been accredited as a ‘Great Place to Work’, receiving an impressive score of 97% from our employees. This recognition reflects our ongoing efforts to foster a workplace culture that values and supports our employees.

We place a huge emphasis on the training and development of our people. We are proud to offer a work culture that encourages personal and professional development, provides ample opportunities for career advancement, and rewards hard work and dedication. We offer full support towards professional chartership and other professional qualifications, so you can continue to grow and excel in your career. We value the open and honest environment we have cultivated, where you will be surrounded by like-minded people who will support, celebrate, and challenge you. 

We work on some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in the world, with projects based across the UK and North America. This means we can offer you potential international opportunities so you can see the world while you work.

Join us at BTTC and experience first-hand what it's like to be part of a team that values and invests in their people.


The Role and Key Responsibilities

You will have a multifaceted role in supporting the financial operations of the organisation. You will be responsible for financial reporting, analysis, business performance monitoring, and managing both accounts receivable and accounts payable processes. Additionally, you will take the lead in developing and implementing financial policies and best practices. Your expertise in financial management, reporting, and accounts receivable/payable will contribute to the organisation's strategic decision-making process, as well as ensure efficient and accurate financial operations. This position requires a strong background in finance, exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to provide guidance and mentorship to team members. 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, ensuring compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Analyse financial data and KPIs to identify trends, variances, and improvement opportunities. Provide insights and recommendations to support decision-making.
  • Oversee accounts receivable process, including invoicing, billing, and collections. Ensure timely and accurate customer payments and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Manage accounts payable process, including invoice processing, payment approvals, and vendor relationship management.
  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to finance team members, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting, monitoring performance, and explaining deviations.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations, policies, and procedures. Support audits.
  • Prepare and present financial reports to stakeholders, communicating complex information clearly.
  • Identify opportunities for process enhancement and stay updated on industry best practices.
  • Monitor accounts receivable balances and actively pursue collections of overdue payments.
  • Review and verify invoices for accuracy, completeness, and proper approvals.
  • Coordinate with vendors to ensure timely and accurate payments.
  • Lead the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date on accounting regulations and industry best practices.
  • Identify areas for improvement and recommend changes to existing financial processes.
  • Prepare and analyse financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to management based on financial analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, accounting standards, and legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders during audits or financial reviews.
  • Collaborate with the team to support month-end and year-end closing activities.



  • 4 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally within a consultancy firm.
  • Strong knowledge of accounts receivable and accounts payable processes.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools for data analysis and reporting.
  • In-depth understanding of accounting principles, regulations, and best practices.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial calculations and analysis.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and lead a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of integrity and ability to handle sensitive financial information.
  • Experience in developing and implementing financial policies and procedures is highly desirable.


Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Professional qualifications such as ACCA / AAT / CIMA
  • Degree in finance related field.



  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 20% annual performance incentivisation scheme
  • Up to 6% pension contribution Double matched at up to 12% 
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private health and life assurance
  • Enhanced Sick / Maternity / Paternity Pay
  • Hybrid working
  • Two paid volunteer days per year 
  • ‘Mental health first’ culture
  • Funding for further learning and development 
  • Regular team social events
  • Referral scheme
  • International opportunities