Assistant Finance Manager

04 Jun 2024
17 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

Due to an internal secondment, we are currently looking for an Assistant Finance Manager A&A (Aggregates & Asphalt) to join our friendly Regional Finance team. The Assistant Finance Manager will support the Finance Manager in managing the provision of regional financial information and reports as part of the regional finance team and will provide support to the Finance Manager on ad-hoc basis to assist challenge and insight.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


Role Responsibility
The Assistant Finance Manager – Aggregates & Asphalt will support the Finance Manager in managing the provision of regional financial information and reports as part of the regional finance team.

The successful candidate will have a wide variety of responsibilities including:

  • To support on the completeness of month end results reporting, including the business planning cycle, annual budgets, and monthly forecasts
  • Supporting with CAPEX schedules including capital expenditure authorisations, project evaluations and forecasts
  • Provide value chain analysis alongside contract margin reviews, for complete end to end understanding of group contract profitability
  • To support on the provision of accurate, timely and SOx compliant accounting information in support of the senior regional team and ensure controls and governance are adhered to and in compliance with company accounting policies
  • To assist the Finance Manager and senior management team, providing critical support as part of the decision making processes including tactical planning and decisions, importantly providing an impartial conscience acting with integrity
  • Working closely with business and other finance colleagues to ensure clarification and understanding of business performance & consistent application of accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure relevant accurate management information is produced and provided to the senior management team and regional finance team
  • Providing support through reviews of the monthly region trading performance, KPIs, performance measures with variance analysis and benchmarking as required
  • Giving insight, challenge and support in tracking hard delivery of Excellence programme benefits and capital investment delivery across the business
  • Provide analysis and deliver insight that links financial reports to business drivers
  • Provide effective support to the A&A Commercial and Operations Directors as well as the broader regional senior management team
  • Build partnerships and credible, lasting relationships with all senior managers and their teams and provide financial support to commercial decision making
  • Support the presentation of financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk
  • Provide key stakeholder support enabling a drive in partnership with Finance Business Partner and Senior Management Team to deliver business financial objectives


The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable finance background with relevant technical skills
  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Part-Qualified or Qualified accountant desirable, either formally or through experience
  • Computer literate, with SAP/BW skills an advantage
  • Ability to work in a challenging matrix environment
  • Good management, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to identify and support process change and improvement
  • An open mindset and the ability to challenge when necessary
  • Inquisitive and analytical nature with the desire to understand, interpret and improve


Why Us
We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

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