Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Leeds


We have a fantastic opportunity for experienced Commercial Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner join our growing team in Leeds.

Reporting to the Head of Finance this is a newly created role aimed at providing a wider understanding of business performance via high quality business analysis and forecasting. The role will include:

Finance reporting across the business for a range of stakeholders with explanations for the main variances from budget and forecast;

Supporting, analysing and challenging Heads of Department on their relevant performance, forecasts and plans to ensure the most efficient delivery of the company’s business plan;

Operational analysis, working with the commercial teams to assess the operational performance and ensure appropriate recognition of revenue and profit in accordance with current accounting standards;

Playing a key role in budgeting, monthly forecast updates and three year plans;

Working capital reporting and management to support cash flow planning;

Provide decision making support to critical initiatives and projects and help delivery of targets through insightful analysis and idea generation.

Some UK travel required

Candidate Specification

About you:

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

Experienced in a commercially focused accountancy role

Confident and pro-active with the ability to challenge senior stakeholders

Ability to build and maintain customer relationships

Strong analytical and communication skills

Good commercial awareness

Ability to influence at a senior level

Previous experience of working in construction or engineering environment preferred

Experience of working on large contracts and/or projects

Experience of an ERP system as strong Excel skills

Keen eye for detail

Strong team player

Job Profile

JN Bentley Ltd is part of the global engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald, offering our clients full feasibility, design and construction services throughout the UK. We directly employ over 1550 people and are a rapidly expanding organisation with a turnover in excess of £300 million.

Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water, Environment Agency, United Utilities, Northumbrian Water and the Coal authority has allowed us to progress as a leader in the construction and civil engineering sectors whilst developing and maintaining an excellent reputation with our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Location: Leeds, but with an initial expectation of up to 6 months in our Skipton head office.

Job category (multi-select)Administration, Finance & accounting

Work Pattern


Recruiter ContactLucy Spencer

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