Finance Business Partner

Posted 24 August 2023
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameJoe Develing

Job description

Finance Business Partner | Central Manchester | ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified | £45,000-£50,000 + benefits

Job Overview:

I am delighted to once again be working with a fantastic organisation based in Central Manchester who are looking to add a Finance Manager/ Finance Business Partner to their team.

With a predominantly work from home week (1 day in the office) this is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a company that has an outstanding workplace culture and reputation.

Working alongside a Senior FBP, this role will be responsible for partnering across key projects, focusing on business change and improvement. This is a fascinating role for anyone looking for a blend of traditional finance + operational improvement.

Typical candidates will be ACA/ ACCA or CIMA Qualified with a strong focus on their commercial and communication skillset. Technical experience can come from either an accountancy firm, or industry based Management Accounts.

Salary: £50,000

Additional info: 28 days annual leave + bank holidays, market leading pension scheme, employee discounts, hybrid working (1 day a week)

Location: Central Manchester

Main Duties:
  • Act as a financial advisor and positive advocate for Finance to the Directors.
  • Develop the annual budget, business plan and forecast in conjunction with the relevant Directors.
  • Produce accurate Management Accounts and high-quality MI in line with set timescales. This includes all areas of the P&L, balance sheet and cashflow.
  • Business partner with senior leaders in finance to propose periodic changes in the forecast.
  • Provide financial support to key stakeholders to provide financial insight into business decisions.
  • Play a key role in challenging business decisions to improve key success measures.
  • Understand and challenge current business practice, identifying areas of improvement and new initiatives.
  • Ensure all applicable balance sheet reconciliations are completed in line with agreed deadlines.
  • Provide an effective relationship with key staff in the finance control function.
  • Collaborate with team members through sharing information.
  • Develop business information utilising dashboards to integrate finance information with PMO teams.
  • Provide high quality financial analysis for key projects.
  • Lead key elements of business partnering and performance processes by challenging and influencing senior managers.
Person Specification:
  • ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA Qualified.
  • Relevant experience of Management Accounts or Accountancy Practice.
  • Able to support the business function and senior management team.
  • Excellent communicator, capable of disseminating financial information to both finance, and none finance individuals.
  • Experience working in an environment with tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skill set.
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Joe Develing at 07885281468.