Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Marc Daniels
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1147898296
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Marc Daniels are currently supporting a key client to help identify a Finance Business Partner to join their Group Finance department based in Feltham. This role will provide financial business support & analytical reports including forecasts for approximately 30 cost centres, with an overall budget of approximately €70m, and working capital balances.

Responsibilities:
  • Act as Finance Business Partner to key Senior Management and budget holders to provide support and to deliver accurate planning and reporting in line with agreed timetables as part of a clearly communicated, well-planned and well-executed process.
  • Preparation and communication of timetables, and ensuring subsequent adherence to the agreed process
  • Working with cost centre owners to build/update forecasts, challenging them to remain within targets and setting appropriate action plans where necessary.
  • Ensure understanding of forecast movements and explain these to cost centre owners and Senior Management.
  • Interaction with overseas country teams, including any new acquisitions to ensure charge-outs and charge-ins are appropriately calculated on a timely basis.
  • Preparation and explanation of the Group Head Office working capital forecasts.
  • Preparation of month-end results, ensuring Indirects reported are complete and accurate, including variance analysis to explain differences vs forecast and highlight resulting implications.
  • Providing information, insight and challenge to cost centre owners to assist them to manage their costs vs targets.
  • Make improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of processes.
  • Support for Indirects-related projects and activities : cost-reduction initiatives, integration of budgets of any acquisitions
  • Deal with significant volume of ad-hoc queries from stakeholders, often at short notice, and often requiring analysis of historic data.
  • Provide information and explanations to support other finance activities.

Person Specification:
  • Recently qualified Accountant (CIMA,ACCA)
  • Excel proficiency is essential, as well as in-depth knowledge of SAP (accounting system)
  • Previous management accounting experience
  • Experience in budget management
  • Worked in Matrix organisation
  • Process improvement experience

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