Finance Business Partner

Reed Finance
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be able to support our Client, a VC backed, rapidly growing acquisitive business with their search for 2 Finance Business Partners. This role will be based on the outskirts of Bolton.

You will act as Finance Business Partner to a Field-based Operation Management team in a designated geographical region (either South East or North East England). It is anticipated that you will travel to your patch 1-2 days per week. As the company expands, this could increase to 2-3 days.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a sizeable finance team with plenty of career progression opportunities on offer.

Duties will include:

- Improving EBITDA
- Regular communication with Non-Finance Stakeholders via regional & area meetings
- Leading the analysis & communication of the weekly & monthly reporting, as well as annual budgeting & quarterly forecasting processes
- Preparation of Management Accounts & taking responsibility for the day to day running of the business unit from a Finance perspective
- Final sign off for the monthly Management Accounts for your region
- Taking responsibility for analysis of a key component part of the Profit & Loss Account, such as Overheads.
- Taking the Finance lead in strategic projects & key commercial projects such as Private Revenue growth
- Provision of weekly support & challenge to the Field management teams, which will consist of around 11 people, from a finance perspective
- Improving & managing weekly analysis & communication of Regional performance and Operational KPI's such as revenue per hour, utilisation & availability
- Playing a key role in the induction process of new staff
- Leading the regional quarterly forecast process & regional annual budgeting process
- Responsible for the Commercial analysis and Business Partnering with key Stakeholders for a significant component part of the Profit & Loss Account

Experience / Qualifications required:

- Qualified or "Qualified by Experience" Accountant.
- Hands on & very competent at preparing Management Accounts but also shows potential to operate at a higher level. You could also be a Finance Business Partner at present who's looking for a new challenge.
- Must be very personable and confident at communicating with a diverse range of Non-Finance Stakeholders about Finance issues. You will have ideally gained strong business partnering experience in a multi-site environment
- Ability to pick things up quickly
- Hunger to succeed
- Cognos experience would be of benefit
- Advanced knowledge of Excel
- Ability to work to & meet key deadlines
- Good attention to detail
- Good team player

This role is paying a Salary of between £40,000 - £50,000 + £4,000 Car Allowance + Pension + 25 days holiday. There is flexibility to pay a higher basic salary for the right candidate.

My Client wants to interview ASAP. Therefore, if you're interested in this role, please send me your CV by 5:30pm on Thursday 15th March. They would prefer candidates who have either immediate / short notice availability but they will wait for the right candidate.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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