Finance Business Partner

Eden Scott
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
As a Finance Business Partner you will work in support of the Programme Finance team who deliver cost and project reporting for the sites in Glenrothes and Livingston. This is a Management Accounting, Project Accounting and Cost Control focused role where you will build key relationships with budget holders and provide a value-add service to drive better performance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a key and trusted business partner to the Programme and Manufacturing teams with a focus on forward planning and business partnering.

This is a large international scale manufacturing and engineering business with a variety of sites within the UK and globally.

The role will be varied and demanding including.

  • Financial support to the business division and manufacturing including forecasting, variance analysis, supporting commentary for management accounting packs.
  • Risk and opportunity management within existing projects and using your commercial ability to support new business being onboarded.
  • You will support the quarterly Estimate At Completion (EAC) process to ensure all project costs are accurately forecasted.
  • You will continuously monitor and update the 5-yearly plan and the annual operating plan which will change due to the nature of the projects.
  • Actively develop and grow a relationship with the business so that you can effectively business partner them, you will be the champion of best practice and development of the programme finances.

To be successful in this role we are looking for a candidate with the following credentials and experience.

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with a demonstrable background in a similar role gained within a large and complex business.
  • Experience gained in manufacturing, engineering or other project intensive environments, certainly your experience will have been gained in large and complex business.
  • Project Accounting experience is highly-desirable and you will certainly have had experience gained in a Business Partnering style of role.
  • You will have commercial and business acumen with the capacity to apply common-sense principles in your day to day dealings with people.
  • Experience gained using ERP systems and other financial reporting tools including Excel will be at an advanced level.
  • Above all else, we are looking for well-rounded communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the capacity for de-mystifying financial information.

To ensure you do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity please apply with your CV and contact details ASAP, our experienced consultant will ring you for a confidential discussion.

Eden Scott offers the services of an employment agency for the placement of permanent staff and fixed contracts whilst offering the services of an employer for the delivery of temporary and interim solutions.

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