Finance Administrator

Murphy Group
12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.
Finance Administrator
Based Stone Cross

The Finance Administrator has responsibility for the operational delivery of key process and administrative activities to support Project Managers at Murphy project site locations.

The role will:
* Be responsible for ensuring Murphy project managers are supported in a consistent, standard way for projects (typically less than GBP15m) and are compliant with the finance and project processes therein
* Be responsible for managing of portfolio of projects and thus project stakeholders at any one time
* Be responsible and accountable (as a process custodian) on behalf of the Project and Site manager for executing key finance and project processes (raising requisitions, GRN orders, reporting status) associated with ordering materials, resources and plant
* Be responsible (as a process custodian) for supporting the Project and Site manager with key labour processes (e.g. timesheet collection, coding, collecting overtime requests)
* Proficient in using the MSD 365 system for processing project transactions and running reports
* Run weekly management order reports, review them and host review meetings with the Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor to determine the interventions and decisions that need to be made on the project costs
* Highlight and escalate to the PM on interventions required on Site where there is lack of process compliance by site personnel that would risk financial accuracy of the project numbers
* Support a culture of Continuous Improvement and of sharing best practice amongst the team
* Upwardly manage senior site based staff to comply with process and procedures - thus be a the centre of shifting a cultural change in Murphy project delivery for where it is today

The role holder will support all Murphy Business Units (which may contain Joint Ventures). You will not be required to work from a Project Site, but will be responsible for building strong relationships remotely with occasional visits to a Site where necessary

Skills / Experience:
* Experience working in a construction industry, in a transaction process role, finance or Accounts Payable position, or broad business administration role
* Construction Industry Site experience
* Good at building relationships
* High levels of emotional intelligence
* Fluency in oral English
* Presentation skills
* Working knowledge of MS Office products
* Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience would be advantageous