Finance Business Partner

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
Bristol, UK
02 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Business Partner

Our client is a dynamic, medium sized, VC backed business, focusing upon a niche area of high-end retail, across the world. They are the leaders in what they do and have doubled in size over the last three years, with, realistic, plans to achieve the same over the next three too. Growth has and will be achieved through a combination of organic and acquisition.

The position of Finance Business Partner is a new role to the business and represents a shift toward a robust Finance Business Partnering model and brings with it an exciting opportunity to help shape the function going forward, through creation of a best practice and leading by example.

Key Accountabilities:

·Working with the Head of Finance and the Finance Team to shape and deliver a new and effective, value add Finance Business Partnering model

·The provision of timely, appropriate and accurate reporting and information needed to enable commercial directors and managers to make informed business decisions

·To provide finance representation and support at business meetings

·Build and maintenance of the excel models necessary to provide excellent finance business partnering

·Financial responsibility for assigned profit and cost centres, ensuring monthly actuals are complete, accurate and understood in terms of variance to prior year, budget and forecast, including management of all associated accruals and prepayments, and preparation of journal templates

·Understanding and verifying the dashboard financial data circulated by the business, relating to assigned profit and costs centres, on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, flagging any areas for concern and following through to resolution

·Ensuring business owners are fully versed in terms of their own financials

·Financial responsibility for the budget and forecast processes relating to assigned profit and cost centres, ensuring data is pulled together, reviewed and challenged in a controlled and timely manner

·Providing excellent financial partnering in the production of Business Cases and Third Party Review documents, working with Business Managers to deliver meaningful, clear and appropriate information to Third Parties

You should:

·Be motivated by adding commercial value to a business

·Be able to communicate effectively with non-finance people and able to effect behavioural change.

·Be a qualified Accountant with proven experienced as a Finance Business Partner, with a clear view of "what good looks like"

This is a high-profile role within a changing finance team, and, for the right person, it will offer genuine opportunity for personal career development.

This is a business with momentum. They support and develop their staff and have created a great atmosphere in which ambitious and capable people are encouraged to develop their skills and to gain additional levels of responsibility.

If you are interested in this role, please apply, without delay by sending your CV to Rockfield Specialist Recruitment for immediate review.

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