Contract Cost/Financial Analyst

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We currently have a Contract Cost/Financial Analyst position available for a motivated individual to join our team based in Exeter. Joining us on a full time, permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits.

South West Water is part of the Pennon Group, a very successful and stable business that prides itself on sustainability. We provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for a population of c. 1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Responsibility for the environment is central to this. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers.

Our core values which are essential to our success are:

Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.

Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.

Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.

Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.

We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition. In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits which include free car parking at the majority of our sites, company Sharesave Scheme, childcare support, and various health benefits.

As our Contract Cost/Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for monitoring and analysing costs across a range of operational contracts, minimising any potential or future liabilities and focussed on providing value for money.

Responsibilities as our Contract Cost/Financial Analyst will include:

- Analysing of all costs associated with all operational contracts

- Reviewing and developing cost models to support any changing business requirements, contract renewals and commercial tender activity

- Producing cost and performance reporting support monthly contract reviews

- Challenging current processes and looking for continual ways to improve efficiencies and cost control

- Managing and reviewing of any inflation indices and price increase requests

- Developing and implementing processes that support cost control

- Providing financial budget, accrual and forecasting data on operational contracts to Finance

- Providing an interface between Finance and Operations for financial related elements with contracts

- Developing expertise in the costing operation of Pennon Group Contracts and New Engineering Contracts (NEC3 & NEC4)

- Developing Whole Life Cycle costing models and contributing to developing and supporting related business processes

- Providing support and advice to the Commercial & Contract Manager and the wider Operations Management team as required

What we are looking for in our ideal Contract Cost/Financial Analyst:

- Degree Qualified or equivalent in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and holding Chartered status

- Previous experience of cost / financial analysis

- Demonstrable track record of adding value through cost review

- Commercial awareness

- Analytical Skills

- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

- Articulate and confident

- Ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst ensuring accuracy

- Ability to travel around the area in order to meet with internal teams and contractors

Closing date: 7th May 2021

If you are looking for a new challenge, please click apply now to be considered as our Contract Cost/Financial Analyst we look forward to receiving your application
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