Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Sewell Wallis
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are excited to be recruiting a Finance Business Partner for an industry leading organisation who have experienced double digit growth via organic means and a forward thinking and highly active acquisition strategy. They are a truly global organisation at the forefront of the industry and with significant capital expenditure and re-investment to ensure that they operate at the top of the tree

The role will suit a candidate with both a sound technical footing and a keen commercial outlook. The role will provide exposure to the senior board working as a business partner for both group operations and individual site general managers. You will be expected to spend time building relationships with senior non finance stakeholders providing meaningful insight into the P&L and drivers of performance with the spotlight on driving bottom line growth.

Due to the continued growth of the business, combined with the profile of the finance function, opportunities are plentiful both in the UK and overseas with operations across EMEA and the US.

Key responsibilities:

*Build strong relationships with the leadership team, establishing yourself as a key business partner
*Responsibility for the preparation and presentation of the financial results for the business, with ownership of financial transactions and governance
*Challenge existing processes and practices to identify and implement opportunities to drive efficiency
*Management and delivery of reporting on financial performance and risks to leadership and wider business
*Lead key projects to identify opportunities to improve profitability
*Lead the business annual strategic budget and forecast process

The ideal candidate will be a:

*Qualified accountant
*Have a minimum of 3 years financial and commercial experience
*Experienced managing teams
*Excellent communication skills and the ability to challenge & influence senior leaders
*Track record of strong commercial and financial decision making
*Ability to work under pressure
*Must have experience of:
oBusiness performance evaluation
oBudgeting and forecasting
oFinancial analysis and reporting

This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking qualified accountant who is both technically strong and commercially focussed. You will enjoy full visibility of the company performance and a genuine opportunity to influence this in a positive manner.

For further information please contact Tom Beale.

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