A true Finance Business Partner not only has experience of accounting but is also someone who can work in consort with stakeholders of varying backgrounds and finance expertise ensuring that clear lines of communication are kept open at all times.
This role is working for a successful business which is expanding and will be working in a team of three reporting to the head of the department but with direct access to the SLT.
Your role will focus on looking after two sites within the group which will involve travel a couple of times a month.
The duties will include;
Production of monthly management accounts with inciteful variance analysis and KPIs.
Preparation of forecasts and budgets for all elements of profit and loss and balance sheet
Reviewing pricing and margin analysis
Product costing review
Supporting capital spend including project appraisals
Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Implementing financial controls across departments and sites
Risk review and analysis
Driving improved performance and cost control by partnering with stakeholders
The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accounting professional with proven experience working in a similar role.
Technically you will have proven experience working in a commercial, business partnering focused role and will ideally have experience in manufacturing or a similar environment.
Being able to interact with people at all levels and speak in plain terms is also essential to the success of this role.
Experience of costings and weekly reporting would be a distinct advantage as this is a fast-paced role where you will be expected to work in an analytical capacity and not only review the present but also look to the future and how value can be added to the business and specifically the sites that you will be responsible for.
Advanced Excel skills are essential for this role as is exposure to ERP systems and reporting tools such as Cognos.
If you are looking for a role where you have a clear path to continued career progression and you like to feel like you are making a difference then this could be the role for you.
Interviews taking place remotely in the first instance and then on site.