Finance Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 0000012212
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire, England
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Some Hybrid Working
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

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.

The role

. 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,
⦁ Demonstratable 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.