Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Colliston
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To provide indirect leadership to the finance department through demonstration of the required characteristics: do the basics well, continuous-improvement minded, productive, excellent communication skills, customer-focussed, creative.

Client Details

The client is a multi-functioning global business who continue to grow in the local market here in Scotland. They are forward thinking, value communication and engagement and are highly acquisitive.

Description

  • Function as a contributing member of the assigned business operating teams.
  • Assist in coordination of the strategic, financial, capital and manpower planning process as well as budgeting for the assigned businesses and the Group.
  • Provide monthly in-depth operational analysis for the assigned businesses.
  • Develop relationship with EMEA shared services, participating in and initiating improvement initiatives, including planning and delivering transfer of further non-value added processes into shared services.
  • Prepare and present studies, projects, analysis and reports as required.
  • Assist management in improving operational results.
  • Assist the Group in maximizing the use of the accounting system(s).
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial processes.
  • Responsibility for Cash Management including control of cash handling through to the local bank reconciliation
  • Participate in the accounting activities that are part of the monthly and annual accounting close for the businesses serviced and the Group.
  • Assist in the creation and production of all statements and reports. Responsible for the evaluation and analysis of income statement, cash flow and balance sheet activity within the businesses serviced.
  • Initiate and participate in the design, development, maintenance and implementation of information systems within the business.
  • Responsible for the design, development and maintenance of accounting and operational systems and procedures within the business.
  • Preparation of forecasts and budgets.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations

Profile

  • Qualified Accountant e.g. ACCA, ACA, CIMA

  • Bachelor's degree and three or more years of successful accounting related experience
  • Demonstrate understanding of and ability to maintain a strong controls environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commercially astute
  • Productive
  • Technically-savvy
  • Ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organisation whether verbally, visually or written; strong influencing skills.
  • Demonstrable financial and operational experience

Job Offer

On offer is a highly competitive salary for a development role with a global brand. The successful candidate has the opportunity to grow and be part of a new and dynamic set up.

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