Finance Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 11926
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £36,000 to £42,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package (see job spec)
  • Sector: Accountancy, Business Operations, Finance
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 12-Month Fixed Term Contract (possible extension)
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11926 – Business Partner – Operations (1 Year FTC) Job Spec

Location: Peterborough


Our Client – a large manufacturing group based in Peterborough – is seeking an experienced, qualified accountant to join their team as Business Partner- Operations for a minimum. 12-month full-time fixed-term-contract.


The Role

As a member of the Business Support Accounting team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Reporting of fixed & variable costs for the company, along with associated analysis / commentary on a monthly basis.
  • Month-end financial close incl. journal preparation, cost allocations & associated trend analysis,
  • Support annual business planning & forecasting cycles for key business areas within the organisation,
  • Act as Business Partner to leaders through the provision of value-add cost reporting & KPIs, incl. monthly presentation,
  • Completion of monthly corporate reporting requirements,
  • Development / improvement of existing processes & reporting cascade as they progress towards digitalisation,
  • Support in the calculation of annual overhead cost rates,
  • Adhoc project work.


    The Right Person

  • Qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability able to understand detailed data & analysis, and report key observations / recommendations to non-finance leaders,
  • Previous management accounting experience is essential,
  • Excellent business partnering skills,
  • 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 and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint.



  • Appointment Type: Min. 1-year Fixed-Term-Contract (Good prospects for internal promotion)
  • Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 (subject to experience)
  • Up to 10% KPI Bonus
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11926) on 0116 254 9404.