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Budget Coordinator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/09/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
Responsible for organising, monitoring, coordinating and controlling operational or cost/budgetary specialist activities of the department and project financial activities. Providing overall support and co-ordination role utilising technical/analytical skills and operational/business knowledge. Working within a team/working closely with first line and FM's, and liaising with all levels of the business.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Budget Coordination
a. Responsible for providing organisational budget support such as arranging meetings, organising events
b. Coordinate and support all capex, cost centre and project budgetary management and reviews in line with EK Operations direction
c. Make decisions on routine matters to support team/department
d. Ensure confidentiality of personnel, corporate product and project matters
e. Deputise for EK Operations Controller when requested

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

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

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

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills & Experience:
At least 2 years' experience in product development, including demonstrable hands-on experience in an Engineering or Project Management role in an automotive OEM.
Good working knowledge and understanding of Whole Vehicle activities, and financial analysis and project cost control.

Practical & Technical Knowledge:
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
Behaviours in line with People Framework (Level 3)

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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