Junior Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cheshire
Salary
23000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP35000/annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Finance Business Partner - Cheshire

Description
Currently recruiting for a Junior Finance Business Partner to be based in Winsford/Chester/Ellesmere Port (travelling between sites).

This is a permanent full time role (working 37.5 hours per week) and on offer will be a competitive salary. This role will report into the Senior Finance Business Partner.

The main duties and responsibilities are:
Be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate

Responsibilities, skills and experience include:
The face of Finance?? at the local level - communicating to / from the Operating Contract to Finance.
Assist business partner with partnering with the Contract teams by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance.
Provide accounting, reporting and all necessary financial support for the sector / contract.
Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting
Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team.
Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable.
Under guidance from BP Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI's.
Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector / contract.
Assist with the delivery of all financial processes to their BU.
Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives.
Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client.
Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives.
Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities.

The key responsibilities and duties are:
Monthly management accounts in line with current accounting standards
Owners of P&L and Cashflow

Qualifications
Studying towards qualification (CIMA, ACCA)

Experience
Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role
Good financial & commercial acumen
Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills
Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills
Excellent planning & administration skills
Being open to innovation and new ways of working
Innovative thinking and can do attitude

Systems
Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system e.g SAP
MS Office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Junior Finance Business Partner - Cheshire