Finance Business Partner

Location
Wales, Caerphilly
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
13 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Jan 2019
Ref
13976947/001
Contact
Harriet Taylor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
  • To provide specialist advice and support on financial matters to Business Sectors, Business Areas and senior management, suggesting and supporting performance improvement initiatives.
  • To support the implementation of plans, policies, systems, procedures and responsibilities which will achieve the strategic objectives of the area of support and responsibility and assist with delivery.

Client Details

A large, international business who are market leaders in their sector.

Description

  • Design, support and ensure commonly understood working practices are in place
  • Provide specialist advice and support on financial matters to Business Sectors, Business Areas and senior management, suggesting and supporting performance improvement initiatives.
  • Fully understand the Business needs and support implementation of organisationally wide finance strategy to new business, service or products for sector or business areas.
  • Support the implementation of plans, policies, systems, procedures and responsibilities which will achieve the strategic objectives of the area of support and responsibility and assist with delivery.
  • Support Business Case preparation by providing robust and accurate financial analysis;
  • Review monthly accounts, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policy
  • Preparation and consolidation of annual budgets
  • Preparation and consolidation of monthly forecasts and production of variance analysis to monitor spend
  • Monitor and manage segment and sub segment cash performance
  • Report financial performance, variance trends and key performance indicators to senior management and at management meetings
  • Represent the Financial Controller when required
  • Provide finance assistance and expertise to the senior management.
  • Design and deliver key processes and changes to the business sector sites and department, improving end to end processes.
  • Ensure month end reporting, controls, monthly checklists and reports are reviewed and completed for submission to Group.
  • Ensure monthly forecasts are prepared, accurate and complete
  • Ensure monthly variance analysis is completed for review on a timely basis with discrepancies investigated & resolved.
  • Prepare the annual budget
  • Report and manage cash performance
  • Ensure unbilled reconciliations are complete, ensure invoices are raised against open orders
  • Complete profit and loss and cash analysis to support business decisions.
  • Take responsibility for Finance relationships with internal and external third parties and suggest improvements for the Finance Function.

Profile



The successful candidate will have:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification. It is worth noting if the candidate has 3 + years relevant industry experience than someone nearly qualified may also be considered.
  • Budget setting experience, monitoring and variance analysis
  • Proven experience in cost control monitoring and reduction
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Must have good commercial acumen
  • Self-Motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in a fact paced environment and be adaptable to change
  • A quick learner with a desire to further themselves through challenging targets
  • Management accounting experience with prior knowledge of Service/Manufacturing Accounts is preferred.
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence and be prepared to travel and work off site

Job Offer

The full time, permanent position offers a competitive salary and benefits including:

5% PR bonus

8% pension contribution

Childcare vouchers/cycle to work scheme

25 days holiday

Flexi Time Working

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