Finance Business Partner

Michael Page Finance
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Delivering a highly professional and thorough framework of performance management, control and productivity optimisation for the respective business area.

Client Details

One of Britain's best known FTSE 100 companies.


  • Use financial and business insight to influence, challenge and partner the business to: agree activities that will deliver the required in year performance standard; influence delivery of the agreed activities to the required time, cost and standard, or develop and agree remedial actions with leadership team to deliver corrective actions; evaluate whether agreed activities have delivered the expected outputs and provide transparency on performance

  • Drive a performance management culture, undertaking productivity and benchmarking analysis to understand and influence performance

  • Review revision activity and optimisation of resourcing to ensure compliance with procedures and to maximise business benefits

  • Provide technical guidance and appropriate consideration of risks and opportunities, taking an independent view of the need to escalate issues

  • Working with shared services, ensure there are robust control procedures in place

  • Actively participate in leadership meetings and national forums


  • A strong team focus, able to contribute effectively in a collaborative working environment

  • Passionate about seeking out and delivering opportunity for personal (and where applicable team member) improvement, resulting in the business being proud of its finance people

  • Ability to actively listen, analyse and then advise in a challenging and supportive way that elicits buy-in

  • Resilient in challenging up and down the organisation in a supportive and collaborative manner

  • Able to move at pace, to proactively identify and drive creative solutions and remove barriers where necessary

  • Trusted to use impartial judgement and relevant/accurate information, leading to advice that can be relied upon

  • Fully understands the business drivers and the internal/external environment and applies this to deliver value

  • Thorough knowledge and experience of performance management, internal or externally gained

  • Graduate calibre, qualified Accountant or qualified by appropriate experience

Job Offer

£40,000-£42,000 + 10% bonus

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