Finance Business Partner

England, London
£40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
15 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Chris Royce
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Reporting to the FD, this position is to provide full finance support to a number of large and complex Facilities Management contracts across the Greater London area. Based in large modern offices in either Weybridge - Surrey, OR based in London.

Please note - this role will be office based for 2-3 days per week, with the remaining 2-3 days at client sites across South London / East London / Surrey.

Client Details

Finance Business Partner in a Multi-National Services Company. London/Surrey


The Finance Business Partner role involves;

*Work alongside the Operations Director and site General Managers to ensure that all Divisional financial targets are met through identifying business trends, managing financial risks/opportunities and working with all levels of operational management

*Fully responsible for managing and finalising the month-end accounts for 6 client contracts. 3 day close followed by a presentation of accounts with FD on day 4.

*Full involvement in contract negotiations where a material change to service and funding is anticipated and ensuring that these changes are fully accounted for and reflected in the contract financial reports

*Attendance at internal finance and business review meetings to analyse performance of both individual contracts and division

*Highlight all key risks and opportunities on the contracts and ensure action is taken to mitigate and maximise respectively

*Attendance at client meetings, leading discussions on financial issues such as debt management, additional works invoicing, contractual uplift negotiations

*Analysis, interrogation and finalisation of management accounts on a periodic basis to a tight timescale, ensuring all income and costs are accounted for in accordance with accounting policy

*Develop and execute actions to improve financial performance, ensuring that contract action plans are developed, followed, updated and communicated on a regular basis indicating the expected timescales and impact of those actions

*Monitor the profile of expenditure to provide accurate trend analysis therefore identifying areas for improvement on contracts and assist in the accuracy of forecasting

*Liaising with credit control to assist in the monitoring of customer debt, ensuring that operational management resolve issues promptly to obtain invoice payment in line with payment terms

*Preparation, review and presentation of monthly forecasts and annual contract budget with all levels of operational management

*Thorough analysis of individual and consolidated divisional forecasts always ensuring that year end targets are achieved

*Ensure that all finance processes are consistently followed on contracts; be the expert in the finance systems used

*Supporting Senior FBP on any ad hoc requirements


The ideal candidate for the Finance Business Partner role will;

  • be Part qualified / Finalist level CIMA or ACCA
  • Have a commercial understanding of their current business
  • will have prious experience of business partnering with non-finance staff/teams/managers
  • Previous experience of management accounts analysis and interrogation is essential
  • preferred systems experience - NAV, Saffron, Excel (Macros experience is desirable, not essential)
  • be willing to travel (Surrey/London)

Job Offer

The Finance Business Partner role can pay up to £40-45,000 + car allowance (cash value £6,000 per annum), flexible working, and great benefits.

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