Finance Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 12212
  • Date Posted: 14 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Coalville, Leicestershire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Simon Hibbert
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12212 – Finance Business Partner Job Spec

Location: Leicestershire

Summary of the Role

Our client – a large, highly successful manufacturing organisation based in Leicestershire – are seeking a qualified management accountant to join them as Finance Business Partner on a full-time permanent basis. You will be responsible for all balance sheet & P&L reconciliations, provision of monthly reporting packs and the supporting statutory audit process through analysis. Also, you will drive performance improvements / cost control through collaborating with key stakeholders. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Production of monthly management accounts with analysis & insights (incl. variances / KPI’s),
  • Variance analysis / understanding with supporting commentaries,
  • Preparation of forecasts & budgets for all elements of P&L,
  • Supporting control of CAP-EX,
  • Participating in regular on-site reviews with key stake / budget holders to manage costs & advise on performance,
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations, preparation & review to identify / eliminate risks,
  • Provide assistance & good practice training to factories on finance & internal controls,
  • Implement, monitor & ensure adherence to financial controls across all departments,
  • Supporting the annual statutory reporting process,
  • Respond to audit queries / requirements from Group & external auditors,
  • Partnering with operations / commercial teams to drive business performance.


The Right Person

  • Qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with the ability able to understand detailed data & analysis, and report key observations / recommendations to non-finance leaders,
  • Detailed understanding of accounting – Price / Margin / Cost,
  • Previous management accounting experience is essential. A background in business partnering / SOX preferred,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel with Macros & CRM systems.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Flexible working arrangements considered in line with the needs of the business

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12212) on 0116 254 9404.