Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Hermes
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1240075463
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing; Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be Customer Obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

We are recruiting for a brand new Commercial Finance Business Partner to join our well-established Finance team; this role has been created as result of company growth and success.

You will drive effective planning, insightful management reporting and profit improvements with our non-Financial stakeholders across the business and to share skills and knowledge to your wider Finance team.

Building and maintaining close working relations within Finance and the wider business, you will support and challenge performance, as well as develop and also deliver weekly/monthly financial reporting to the business where needed.

Using your strong influencing skills you will drive the decision making within the functions supported by accurate analysis, including challenging senior stakeholders and identifying possible risks - supported by identifying solutions where needed.

Your other key responsibilities of the role will include:

• Deliver regular updates and presentations for all the required audiences to give a visually meaningful understanding of the spend position, leading the discussing and challenging the results
• Own the month-end accounting processes for your area to ensure accurate reporting of the financial performance
• Upskill other team members, and provide cover across the team to develop a wider knowledge of the business
We are looking for someone with experience of working within a commercial environment, and who has experience of reviewing volumes and profitability across a range of products/clients.
Ideally you will be educated to degree level and hold a full professional accounting qualification, strong IT skills are required.
You must be very numerate and analytical, with strong commercial acumen to evaluate business plans; you will also have an understanding of budgetary control, profit & loss accounts and financial reporting.

You will be comfortable supporting and challenging at a senior level, to Finance and non-Financial stakeholders across the business, if you are a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively at all levels then we would love to hear from you!

So what can the role offer you?

We will contribute 3% into your pension, give you peace of mind through life assurance and also provide income protection cover. On top of this, we offer a great range of flexible benefits that aim to provide something for everyone, so whether you want a discount with a retailer, insurance for your new gadget, or a cash back health care scheme that can include an online GP service, we're sure we've got something for you. As well as great benefits we can also provide you with the opportunity to further your career with vocational qualifications and in-house training.

If you want to join a rapidly growing business in a role where you can make a real difference then apply today!

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