Finance Business Partner

Marc Daniels
14 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
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.

  • 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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