GFG Alliance is a collection of global businesses and investments owned by Sanjeev Gupta and his family. The Alliance is structured into three core industrial pillars;
Liberty Steel Group, Alvance Aluminium Group, and SIMEC Energy Group, independent of each other yet united through shared values and a purpose to create a sustainable future for industry and society.
GFG Alliance employees 35,000 people, across ten countries and has revenues of USD $20bn.
Our purpose is to create a sustainable future for industry and society. Our Strategy is to create an economically sustainable business model for our industries which is profitable for the long term, allows for socially sustainable development in our local communities and is carbon neutral.
Our values define who we are, what we stand for, how we behave and how we do business. Family is why we come to work; Sustainability is what keeps us coming to work, and Change gives us the opportunity to enjoy coming to work and to grow as individuals.
We are now looking to hire an experienced, qualified accountant to support key projects.
The role will report to the Head of Transformation, Liberty Steel Europe and will be responsible for all financial forecasting and tracking for the area.
In addition, the role will support business improvement initiatives by assisting with data collection and analysis across the organisation.
Projects covered by the role shall include M&A projects, our CN30 carbon-neutral initiative, as well as various projects emerging from the Chairman’s Industrial Planning Office (CIPO).
It will also support operational aspects of Liberty Steel Continental Europe’s central costs.
Develop and implement appropriate processes that ensure Payments are forecast as required (e.g. to Treasury, Wyelands Capital, etc.
Invoices are recorded and paid as appropriate
Regular monthly management reports on a monthly and as required basis including : Forecast cost versus budget Actual against forecast and budget and reasons for significant variance Cost by supplier and spend category Other ad hoc
Develop and implement appropriate financial methodology for the assessment and approval of key projects.
Ensure the accounting for costs relating to the role scope with support from the finance team
Ensure businesses and key functions (e.g. tax, CoSec, finance, etc.) have the information they require regarding costs that relate to the role scope and are also taking these areas into account when completing their role (e.
g. R&D tax credits, VAT returns, etc.)
Support businesses and functions in relation to the funding of projects
Maintain up to date and signed records of agreements with all advisors and suppliers
Maintain records of budget, forecast and actual cost of the project on a monthly and total project basis
Ensure invoices are received and entered appropriately into relevant accounting system (suggest that the Financial Controller be copied on any invoice sent to Liberty)
Identify and investigate appropriately where an invoice may not have been received
Ensure invoices are addressed to the appropriate GFG or Liberty entity and have all required and relevant information
Ensure invoices are reviewed and approved for payment by the appropriate person
Forecast required payments to appropriate people and follow up to ensure invoices are paid
Liaise with advisors and suppliers in relation to invoices and payments
Tenacity and drive to discharge responsibilities effectively and independently
Attention to detail
Have existing (or ability to build quickly) relationships with key people within the GFG London finance community, senior management, advisors and suppliers
Solid line to Head of Transformation, Liberty Steel Europe, with a dotted line to the Finance function.