Finance Business Partner

Posted 27 May 2022
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameAlex Bourne

Job description

We are recruiting for a qualified Accountant to join our clients already first in class Finance team as a Finance Business Partner; work closely with and providing critical support to their Commercial and Operational teams across the business. 

This is a true business partner role working with the business' full range of commercial and operational teams, undertaking analysis, and providing commercial advice to non-fiance, senior decision makers.

The role is incredibly diverse in nature and involves working with a wide range of stakeholders to deliver accurate performance reporting and insights, analysis of trading performance trends, costs and supplier income recognition, annual and quarterly budgeting and cash collection.

Key Deliverables:

● Updating the business units' P&L’s and providing variance analysis to measure and understand periodic and YTD performance against Budget

● Ownership, maintenance and communication of weekly reporting on sales and margin

● Stakeholder management, working closely with the business units leadership teams on budgeting, forecasting and reviewing of actuals

● Management of the out-turn process with stakeholders, to identify and highlight any risks and opportunities, allowing the business to respond on a timely basis

● Developing and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders, to understand and meet their needs.

● Period End Procedures, including P&L reviews with the commercial team, preparation and posting of accruals and prepayments, and completion of balance sheet reconciliations.

● Supporting with the annual and quarterly budget process

● Provision of ad hoc analysis and insight to aid decision making on potential promotional plans, new products performance and pricing decisions

● Management and review of operational costs performance against budget

● Management and review of capital expenditure budgets and requests, and measurement of projects performance against business cases

About You

● Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
● Strong Commercial approach / knowledge
● Attention to detail with ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines
● Excellent stakeholder management skills and an ability to influence at all levels
● An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
● Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills
● Excellent Microsoft Excel or Google sheets skills
● Excellent communication skills, with ability to articulate financial data in a clear and transparent way
● Previous experience of supporting the delivery of finance plans and budgets

About The Business

● A positive, forward thinking flexible approach to working hours.
● Recent PE investment with exciting growth plans
● Scope for progression – both upwards and laterally within a strong, successful finance function
● High spec offices offer a range of mod cons and amenities – including onsite gym, parking, prayer space, coffee shop facility and a wide variety of freshly prepared and subsidised meals daily from the onsite cafeteria.