Legendre Group is a Main Contractor and Property Developer based in France, London, Jersey, Switzerland and Lisbon. 

We rely on a diverse team of local experts who have been operating in London and the UK for more than 15 years, complemented by a strong in-house engineering hub to support our clients in optimising their schemes. Our approach is different: we bring the versatility and the agility of a SME combined with the financial strength and expertise of a large international group.

We are looking for a V.I.E (International Programme) in cost control. The successful candidate will overview the cost control for the UK, Jersey and Switzerland, that means they will be based in our London office but will require to travel to France, Jersey and Switzerland. However, the first three months, they will be based in Rennes. 

The V.I.E will be for 12 months but might be extended for a total of 24 months. 

What you will be doing


1) Production of financial statements

  • Ensure production of monthly projects cost reports and BU reporting
  • Follow-up the overheads sections and revise annual forecasts
  • Control and ensure the accuracy of financial forecasting
  • Prepare the closing entries (WIP entries, provisions, etc.)
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual budget

2) Operational teams’ support

  • Support the Project Manager / Project Director to budget and forecast 
  • Help the PM/PD to analyse and master the project’s risks and opportunities and budget variances
  • Actively participate in determining actions to improve the BU’s performance
  • Train the team in the financial forecasting of their projects
  • Gather feedback on finance system improvement

3) Analysis of financial indicators

  • Monitor the income recovery performance and subcontractors payment timeline
  • Follow up performance bonds, project insurance, etc.
  • Help with day to day banking issues
  • Define and oversee the BU’s KPIs

Profil et environnement de travail

What we are looking for

  • Graduate from Business Schools (ESSCA, Edhec etc.) or
  • 1 – 2 years experience in cost control
  • Organised
  • Rigorous
  • Hands-on approach
  • Problem solving
  • Pro-active

What you will get:

  • V.I.E benefits
  • 30 days annual leave + bank holiday
  • Transport refund 
  • International experience
  • Working alongside inspiring colleagues
  • Being part of a large Group with a start-up mindset




Anglais (2- Niveau professionnel)
Français (4- Langue natale)

Entité de rattachement

Le Groupe Legendre, acteur incontournable du bâtiment est présent sur le territoire national et international au travers de ses 3 métiers : Construction, Immobilier et Energie.
Avec plus de 2 300 collaborateurs et 930 millions d’euros de chiffre d’affaires, le Groupe Legendre connaît une croissance soutenue depuis sa création. Sa force est d’avoir su préserver, au fil de son développement, les qualités de proximité et d’indépendance d’un Groupe familial bâti sur des valeurs fortes qui nourrissent la culture de l’entreprise et fondent son identité : Partenaire durable, entrepreneur, humain, expert…

Legendre Construction, filiale du Groupe Legendre, réunit les expertises de gros œuvre, cœur de métier du Groupe, de génie civil et de la construction métallique. Elle conjugue expérience, savoir-faire et agilité technique pour concevoir les bâtiments de demain dans le résidentiel, le tertiaire ou autres ouvrages fonctionnels.

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