Commercial Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Kate John Associates Limited
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
1222706291
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
We are recruiting an Interim Commercial Finance Business Partner for a unique company with a fantastic culture. The business has expanded rapidly and we are on the lookout for a highly commercial Accountant with excellent interpersonal skills and previous experience of reporting and challenging overhead performance. In this role you will be responsible for: Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on overhead performance; Providing analysis and delivering insight that links financials to the business strategies; Providing effective commercial challenge, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered; Responsibility for supporting the finance team with accounting journals and month end activities Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams; and Helping teams to build and monitor financial forecasts and ensure this is fed back to the main financial model The ideal candidate should have a background which reflects some or all of the following elements: Qualified accountant with experience in a similar role Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment and who is comfortable proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change. Strong presentation, relationship building, negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills with senior stakeholders. An excellent project manager as well as a creative thinker. This is a role that calls for both a starter and a coordinator. Able to apply analytical skills beyond the traditional functions of finance and to bring them to bear on a broad range of commercial issues. You should be diligent with a preference for attention to detail, and be willing to dig and investigate at depth to resolve problems. You should also be team-oriented with a demonstrated track record in coaching.