Belcan is one of the largest engineering & technical staffing companies in the world, working with Fortune 500 companies & some of the largest OEMS worldwide Belcan has over 10,000 professionals in more than 60 locations. As we've grown, Belcan takes pride in maintaining a small company feel, with the resources of a large company.
We are now recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to join our Team based in our European Head Office in Derby, as we continue our growth into 2021!
This role sits within our Commercial Finance team reporting to the Financial Controller.
Our Commercial Finance team are at the core of our business operations, fostering a business partnering approach to provide detailed financial insight and support commercial decision making in order to drive financial performance.
Across the finance team we embed a professional, continuous improvement culture where accountability, team spirit, process-excellence and customer-focus are at the forefront of everything delivered.
Our Finance Business Partners have responsibility for both the management / commercial reporting for their business area, including the month end cycle, P&L analysis including variance to plan and business partnering with the operational teams ensuring key financial and non-financial drivers are understood.
This is a broad role that requires tenacity and confidence to comfortably switch between reporting and commercial partnering quickly.
Ownership of period end close ensuring the timely and accurate production of management accounts, balance sheet control reconciliations and supporting schedules in line with group timetable and policy.
Interrogation and understanding of the ERP system to ensure consistency and robustness of results.
Production of Presidents packs for review with Financial Controller, including deep dive P&L analysis and key working capital drivers.
Maintaining rolling weekly cash forecast - providing detailed written and verbal commentary.
Prepare and develop new KPIs to help the business understand and improve performance (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly).
Production of annual budgets and ongoing provision of latest forecasts with supporting R&O schedule.
Business partnering with multi-site operational delivery and support teams, providing ad-hoc financial analysis and project support, ensuring informed reporting of risks and opportunities.
Commercial modelling to support strategic business growth initiatives, capital purchases, investments and contract renewals.
Supporting as required with year end statutory audit activity.
Lead on finance projects and deputise for Financial Controller as and when required.Key skills
Highly numerate with strong reporting / analysis skills.
Excellent communication skills - previous business partnering experience is essential
Ability to build strong relationships in order to challenge and influence senior managers.
Be proactive, enthusiastic and willing to get involved with the business and approach challenges /problems and their resolution with a positive 'can do' attitude.
Strong commercial acumen - ability to perform data modelling, scenario planning and show commercial insights for the future.Qualification/Experience
Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA Essential
Knowledge of Oracle Financials and Hyperion would be desirable
Advanced Microsoft skills - especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Experience of driving process standardisation
This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan