Finance Business Partner

Resource Direct Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Business Partner


We are recruiting for a Junior Finance Business Partner to be based in Canary Wharf, London.
This is a permanent full time role (working 37.5 hours per week). On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

General Overview:

The Junior Finance Business Partner role is to be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate, Reports direct to Business Partner / Senior Business Partner.

Responsibilities, skills and experience include:

  • The 'face of Finance' at the local level - communicating to / from the Operating Contract to Finance.
  • Assist business partner with partnering with the Contract teams by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance.
  • Provide accounting, reporting and all necessary financial support for the sector / contract.
  • Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting
  • Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team.
  • Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable.
  • Under guidance from BP Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI's.
  • Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector / contract.
  • Assist with the delivery of all financial processes to their BU.
  • Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives.
  • Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client.
  • Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives.
  • Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities.
  • Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities
  • The key responsibilities are:
  • Monthly management accounts in line with current accounting standards
  • Owners of P&L and Cashflow


  • Studying towards qualification (CIMA, ACCA)

  • Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role
  • Good financial & commercial acumen
  • Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
  • Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills
  • Excellent planning & administration skills
  • Being open to innovation and new ways of working
  • Innovative thinking and can do attitude

Systems Knowledge:
  • Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system e.g SAP
  • MS Office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint

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