Interim Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1173751837
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Firefly currently have a great opportuntiy and are looking for an exceptional finance individual to join a leading technology company based in Reading.

The role

The Finance Business Partner will work closely with finance and operational teams to support the businesses strategic, financial and operational plans. They will ensure appropriate financial focus, rigour, insight and challenge in order to help identify opportunities and mitigate risk. You will need to be adept in supporting internal customers in all finance and accounting matters including budgeting, forecasting and cost control.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Play a key role in the effective delivery, implementation and monitoring of any value-adding or cost reducing activity.
  • Support the preparation of budgets and forecasts with focus on hotel costs ensuring appropriate review and understanding of risks and opportunities associated with delivery.
  • Provide support to the financial accounting teams in month end, including providing operational insight.
  • Creation of financial business cases to support investments, ensuring measurable metrics and KPIs are put in place to track success.

What are we looking for?
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Confident & credible in front of senior management
  • Instinctively able to challenge status quo with healthy balance of assertiveness and tact
  • Track record of ability to build good working relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to adapt plans and ways of working and to confidently articulate alternative plans and strategies and to demonstrate strong leadership in an uncertain environment
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint
  • Use of Financial systems (Hyperion / Oracle / SAP) - key deliverability for reporting and planning

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