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  • Job reference: RMS0191716

Budget Coordinator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/03/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:

Responsible for organising, monitoring, coordinating and controlling operational or cost/budgetary specialist activities of the Whole Vehicle department and project financial activities. Providing an overall Whole Vehicle support and co-ordination role utilising technical/analytical skills and operational/business knowledge. No subordinates but may be required to supervise contractors, administrative resource or trainees. Working within a team/working closely with first line and Vehicle Integration Managers, and liaising with all levels of the business.


Budget Coordination
- Responsible for providing organisational budget support such as arranging meetings, organising events
- Coordinate and support all capex, cost centre and project budgetary management and reviews in line with FM Whole Vehicle Operations direction
- Make decisions on routine matters to support team/department
- Ensure confidentiality of personnel, corporate product and project matters
- Deputise for FM Whole Vehicle Operations when requested

Develop and Maintain
- Develop and maintain regular reporting /database information
- Prepare and ensure accurate and timely generation and distribution of departmental financial information
- Produce presentations/ or reporting, and provide administrative support to ensure task co-ordination and consistency

Planning and Analysis
- Coordinate data to support departmental planning/budget management forecasting
- Responsible for forecasting, monitoring and reporting of cost centre, capex and project budgets
- Co-ordinate any re-forecasting activities and support/advise on negotiations
- Engagement of any stakeholders supporting delivery to plan/project requirements
- Responsible for identifying any issues or risks affecting daily operation/budget of department/function/project (as appropriate), and recommend remedial action

Project Work/Continuous Improvement Activity
- Data analysis of processes/costs, supporting recommendations for improvement
- Other project /engagement activities support as directed


- Good working knowledge of financial analysis and project cost control.


- Demonstrable experience of strong communication and influencing skills
- Self-starter with ability to prioritise workload and work independently as well as part of a team
- Proven analytical and organisational capability
- Demonstrable experience and understanding of Business and Engineering financial systems, reporting and management
- Working knowledge of SAP, Workflow and Business Objects desirable


- GCSE or equivalent in English Literature/Language and Mathematics
- Business Degree / National Certificate/Diploma or equivalent demonstrable experience
- Competent at intermediate /advanced level in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

The Company:

Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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