Reed Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A superb opportunity has arisen to join an established and dynamic team within a unique and interesting division of a Blue Chip organisation as a Finance Business Partner.

The role of Finance Business Partner will use your technical/ commercial and communication skills to the max, whilst controlling and reporting on the finances and resources of a department.

Your role will include;
• Preparation of cost centre budget performance reports on a monthly basis, including detailed variance analysis and provision of updated forecast data
• Develop and maintain the role of trusted advisor to an assigned team of Managers, supporting them in understanding and managing their costs to agreed budget targets
• Assessing the financial impact of changes in headcount to meet project and operational requirements
• Create bespoke financial models suited to the departments strategic initiatives
• Analysis and reporting of expenditure with external suppliers and Group service providers, to ensure costs are accurately captured and distributed across the relevant business units.
• Creation of quarterly forecast packs, reflecting key variances to baseline budgets and ensuring that overall cost targets are still achieved

The position will suit someone who is fully qualified with some PQE, a newly qualified or a passed finalist that is highly numerate with exceptional communication skills. A pro-active team player, a problem solver and someone who can build rapport and engage with people quickly to produce positive outcomes.

• Excellent working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous as would financial modelling
• Sound communication and influencing skills proven within a commercial environment
• Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal skills
• Strategic awareness, with the ability to establish vendor relationship
• Experience working effectively and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in a complex matrix organisation
• An understanding of cost drivers, methods for the optimisation spend and delivering cost optimisation initiatives

Applications from experienced candidates already in Commerce and Industry and candidates with a technical audit background in practice will be welcomed and considered for the post.

In return, a great place to work that is easily accessible, with on-site car parking, a strong and transparent team and brand and very real opportunities to move within the company in the future.

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