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PMO Finance Analyst

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

PMO Finance Analyst, MAG
•    Based at Manchester Airport
•    Permanent Role 
•    We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds
•    Competitive salary
•    Office or Flexible / Hybrid working for a better work / life balance


Manchester Airport Group
At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate. The safety of our customers is at the heart of everything we do, and every colleague has a unique opportunity to contribute as we help families, businesses and cargo connect around the world. We are ambitious for our airports, investing in the infrastructure our airports need to grow beyond pre-pandemic levels over the coming years. We are always on the lookout for new ways we can add value for customers as they travel, as well as seeking opportunities to work smarter and collaborate more. We’re all here on a journey ourselves, striving every day to help make air travel smoother, more seamless, connecting more people and goods with the world. As a team, we recognise the importance of what we do, supporting one another along the way. Together, we are the Journey Makers.


The PMO Finance Analyst role
This is a finance focussed role within the PMO team to process and report on MAG’s Group Capital Plan. The role is responsible for working with the Finance department to manage, process and report on the monthly capitalisation of MAG’s resources and to analyse project financials to provide oversight and reporting of MAG’s Group Business Plan (£30m). The scope of the role includes the management and processing of capitalisation for c.250 people and the financial tracking and reporting of over 75 projects in the Technology Portfolio. Reporting into the Senior PMO Analyst you’ll be responsible for:- Financial Management (providing the overall view of the Capital Plan for Directors, MAG Finance; managing payment tracking and cash-flow forecasting for monthly accrual purposes and providing the cash flow projections to Finance). Financial “month end” Processing (running SAP reports/queries to validate outputs and building the knowledge to become a SAP point of contact in the department). Capitalisation of Resources (management of timesheets across the department of c.250 people; providing Finance with an accurate resource booking to allow for capitalisation to the value of £10m per annum). Project Financial Closure (ensuring all payments are finalised and the relevant project codes are closed on project completion and the delivered assets are recorded as per MAG’s accounting standards). Submit Claims and complete audits (complete claim submissions (every other year) to support external funding and to work with auditors to provide the required evidence to support the claims).
What will make you a successful PMO Finance Analyst?
If you’re someone who is numerically strong who is keen to use these strengths as a foundation to progress a career in PMO then this could be the ideal role for you.
You’ll be highly organised, with the ability to manage several tasks and deadlines at any one time. You’ll be a natural for numbers with the energy and enthusiasm to grasp opportunities to grow a career by making a difference and playing your role in delivering successful outcomes for MAG. You’ll have a minimum 2 years’ experience in a strong administrative role, with a good working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint. You’ll be able to demonstrate financial understanding and have an excellent attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excellent analytical skills.


What can we offer in return?
Great benefits as you would expect from a business the size of MAG – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package including 6% company contribution pension, 24 days holidays plus bank holidays, free parking, subsidised public transport and a huge range of company discounts.


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.


MAG is a Disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.


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