Finance Business Partner-Blue Chip, international business

Head 4 Talent
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is an innovative leader in a dynamic and fast changing industry. Due to business expansion, they have an excellent opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join their team to support one of the business operations. They are looking for a Qualified Accountant, who has a commercial mindset and who can see beyond the numbers, who can demonstrate exceptional inter personal and communication skills.

The business embraces a culture of teamwork, excellence and persona; career development.

In addition, they offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and ongoing internal and external training which gives you the opportunity to enhance your skills.

This role does require some travel, so whilst based on the outskirts of Cardiff, will work away 2 days out of 3. This can be managed flexibly however so does not necessarily mean that you will be away every week.

Provides regular financial result summaries and recommendations to drive sound decision-makingEvaluates business cases for investment decisions and tracks performanceLeads business planning and forecasting processesMaintain capital in progress schedule to ensure completeness and accuracy.Monitor project status to ensure timely close out/capitalization of project.Works with senior Operations and Finance leadership to provide on-going financial analysis supportProactively works with internal and external partners, as well as business leaders, to aid in the understanding of financial results and measurement systems/metricsWorks with project managers to provide analytical interpretation and summarization of results.Develop and maintain strong working relationshipswith Project Managers and Operations Leadership and country local finance teams.Communicate as a subject matter expert for Project Managers on all topics related to Project Accounting, forecasting and spend management; including interpretations of rules around capitalization.Provides leadership and direction to finance analyst and accounts payable clerksDirect management of one analyst and responsibility for objective setting, performance reviews and fostering positive employee development and engagementUnderstanding and promoting the Group policy on treating customers fairly (TCF).Qualified Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) , Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA)Experience working in finance or accounting field within industryMust have extensive experience with Microsoft ExcelExperience of assisting in the valuation of, or reporting against complex projectsExperience of leading business planning and forecasting routinesHigh level of oral and written communication skillsExcellent attention to detail and highly organisedAble to meet multiple deadlines and balance competing priorities.Strong ability to build relationships, earn trust and partner with colleagues in multiple departments and geographic locations.Ability to perform with business process improvement mindset.Confidence and skills to interact with senior management on a regular basis.
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