Working Capital Manager

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Description

Purpose: The Working Capital Manager will take a proactive role in managing the day to day cash flows of the business, ensuring a high level overview is maintained while paying attention to detail.  This is a Fixed Term full time role.


Key Deliverables:

  • Oversight of the rolling 13 week forecast
    • Review of rolling 13 week shore term cash flow forecast, prepared on a weekly basis by Liquidity Analyst
    • Key supplier payment reviews
    • Liaison with Project and Commercial teams to understand project cash needs and receipts
    • Liaison with asset and engineering directorate to get forward visibility of capex and high vessel spend, ensuring these payments are made in a timely manner to prevent any delays with vessels returning to operations
    • Liaison with shared services department heads to understand cash needs for each department


  • Accounts Receivable
    • Ensure timely and accurate billing
    • Proactive communication with the business to ensure billings are made ahead of client imposed billing deadlines
    • Close management of cash collection
    • Accurate and timely reporting of debtor position to the business
    • Escalation of customer queries to relevant department to ensure prompt resolution
    • Monthly review of the bad debt provision


  • Systems and Process Improvements
    • Continually assess systems and processes for potential improvements
    • Assist in IFS re-implementation to ensure best in class ERP system built into business


  • Other
    • Review month end balance sheet reconciliations for AR and bank accounts
    • Reporting for monthly management accounts
    • Provision of information for audit to ensure clean and prompt audit report
    • Other ad hoc duties as required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Experience of cash management and accounts receivable
  • Previous line management experience
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player


  • Knowledge of IFS
  • Multi-Currency experience
About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering with an enviable track record of successful project execution. The Group consists of four business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, CWind delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry, Global Offshore delivering cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable installation projects.

The Group also demonstrates its global reach with two successful joint ventures, SB Submarine Systems in China, and CWind Taiwan.

With a global workforce of over 850 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea telecoms cable and more than 1,500km of power cables, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and offered  engineering services, assets and highly qualified personnel for projects at more than 50 wind farms globally.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence. Together the Global Marine Group is committed to engineering a clean and connected future.