Senior Finance Business Partner

Search Consultancy
Liverpool, UK
13 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Finance Business Partner
Location Liverpool city centre
Fixed Term: 6 -12 months
Salary: £48,900 to £58,400

Senior Finance Business Partner required for 6 month contract to start asap with our renowned Liverpool City Centre client based in prestigious offices.

Senior Finance Business Partner will report to the Senior Planning & Analysis Manager, your role will be to lead the annual budgeting and quarterly forecast processes and ensure budgets/forecasts are developed. The role will involve liaison with the Board and effectively challenge their use of resources in meeting demand, performance measures and business plan priorities.

The Senior Finance Business Partner will be responsible for:

* Lead a team that supports and challenges budget holders and managers to ensure appropriate decisions are made using relevant and robust financial information
* Understand potential risks and escalate these as required
* Ensure the right balance between economy, efficiency and effectiveness (including proactively identifying opportunities to improve this, and influencing budget managers and holders to implement these)
* Ensure there is accurate and timely actual and forecast financial information developed and reported within the Business, including to Board, the senior management team, Directorate management teams, and project boards
* Lead the annual budget process
* Support the implementation of new ERP system with participation in planning, development and delivery activities both internally and externally
* Support the operations teams in the development and challenge of operational workforce planning models to meet expected demand
* Undertake analysis and provide advice on financial matters to support the Finance team fulfil its objectives (including coordinating the provision of advice on tax and accounting related issues requested by the business from other parts of the Finance team)
Experience & Background Required:

* Fully Qualified Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
* Knowledge of financial management
* Experience of budget preparation, review and reporting.
* Experience supporting and challenging budget holders in a similar finance business partnering role
* Experience of explaining financial information to non financial audiences

This is an exciting opportunity to drive change and add significant value to this business.. To be considered for the role send an up to date copy of your CV in Word format and click APPLY NOW!

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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