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Finance Manager Water Supply

Posted 9 March by Anglian Water Ended

An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager - Water Supply based in Huntingdon.

This is a challenging but rewarding role to develop and help deliver efficiency initiatives to enable the business to achieve it's regulatory and business targets. As a core member of the Business Unit Management team, you will work closely with the Business Unit Director setting the performance agenda. You'll also take an active role in promoting the culture of continuous improvement and ownership of health can safety by all.

As the Finance Manager, your duties will include:

oMonitoring, evaluating and reporting financial and non-financial performance to the IMR Head of Commercial & Finance, Director of the IMR Alliance, and the Business Unit Director
o Advising the Management Team of key risks and issues to the achievement of business unit targets
o Liaising with owners of non-financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure adequate reporting and visibility to the management team
o Developing performance reporting within the business unit
o Driving the Business agenda to one of the performance focuses
o Developing a culture of cost control within the regulated business
o Development of unit & comparative costing methodologies to assist benchmarking, budgeting and performance indicators
o Reviewing business unit plans with the Head of Business Performance, the Business Unit Director
o Developing & driving strategic initiatives for the Finance function
o Ensuring accounting practices are consistent with regulatory reporting requirements
o Ensuring that Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are adhered to when reporting and processing transactions
o Developing and agreeing Finance policies & procedure
o Develop, coach and mentor staff


As a qualified accountant, you will have experience in a senior financial management role, where you have gained experience managing and reporting non-financial KPIs. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to influence and challenge senior stakeholders in a constructive manner.

Ideally you will have strong leadership and stakeholder management skills as well as being able to think and operate strategically. You will be commercially minded, have excellent business acumen and be able to work collaboratively with the commercial teams and partners in the business.

About Us

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. Just take a look at our Love Every Drop strategy that underpins everything that we do and you'll start to get a feel for our culture. It's collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you. We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.


Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 26 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Flexible working (dependent on your role)
  • Plus lots more!

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.

Required skills

  • qualified accountant

Reference: 34647928

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