A large nationwide business is currently looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their team in a fast growing, innovative division.
Manage and develop a team of two Analysts
Develop a commercial partner relationship with middle and senior operational management, providing key metrics and analysis for sound commercial decision making
Improve staff awareness at all levels of finance and cost / revenue benefits as a key factor in all business decision
Prepare accurate business unit reports in line with the company's timetable including full profit & loss account with analysis and commentary, balance sheet and cash flow, extracts, reconciliations and detailed project profitability reporting.
Ensure regional period-end close and submissions are made on time and in full.
Take a lead role in the development of accurate, meaningful analysis and commentary aimed towards front-line staff, their daily activities and decision-making processes
Recommend and prepare financial business cases for investment, capital expenditure and change programmes resulting in cash flow and profit improvement
Improve business processes and systems whilst translating and simplifying high volume data into highly relevant management Information and proactively seek and recommend profit improvement suggestions for the business unit
Develop a range of key performance indicators for use across the business unit and identify areas for potential improvements, and where necessary pro-actively support and introduce any operational changes
Ensure appropriate financial controls are in place
Review, maintain and improve cash-flow, margins and reportingRequirements:
Qualified accountant with over 3 years PQE
Experience of managing and engaging a small team
Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment