Finance Business Partner

Heyland Recruitment Ltd
Mold, Clwyd
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our exclusive client, based in North Wales, is currently looking for a Finance Business Partner to support the expanding finance department in order to provide support to a diverse management team. Candidates will play a pivotal role with Senior Management and will enjoy working closely with key members of staff at all levels of the business.

The main purpose of this role is to lead the development of strategic and operational inter-company-financial management information, identify areas of risk and provide commercial information that will inform decision making, budget planning and monitoring processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the key liaison person with the senior management team and other budget holders, understanding the key drivers of each business unit and thus providing support as required to enable them to manage and monitor their allocated budgets
  • Support the Managing Director with control provision and insight into operational costs, income and expenditure and profit margins
  • Reduce the operational cost base, assist with identifying areas for potential improvement helping to drive optimum financial performance
  • Ensure delivery of Budgets/Forecasts in line with business objectives
  • Set budgetary control measures in place and amend spending plans
  • Review business processes to realise efficiencies that deliver value for money and to ensure that financial management information is made available in a timely manner
  • Prepare and submit proposals to the Financial Controller as necessary to contribute to the development of a financial strategy that provides an effective framework for financial planning and controls
  • Develop and implement effective budgeting and management accounting processes, to support the provision of monthly management accounts on time in support of the ongoing financial performance of the business
  • Design and apply a range of accounting procedures maximising effective use of the business accounting IT system which is integrated throughout all business areas
  • Lead, motivate and develop staff within the team so that they perform to consistently high standards

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Highly desirable - ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Experience of working in a managerial position which includes managing and developing a team
  • Extensive budgetary, procurement and financial working knowledge
  • Experience of using 'advanced business solutions’ financial systems to construct a set of management accounts
  • A proven track record of effecting and driving change and transformation of business systems including developing a team in making a successful change