Finance Business Partner

45000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP60000/annum
10 May 2017
26 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Large and growing Educational Group seek an experienced Management Accountant to enhance their team and support 3 business units. You should be a finanlist or qualified accountant and possess excellent interpersonal skills and be experienced in talking "finance to non finance managers". Superb opportunity.

Key skills:
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Excellent interpersonal skills and gravitas to liaise with senior staff in the business units
• Good team player and skilled at building relationships
• Has excellent all-round accounting skills
• Accustomed to working to tight reporting deadlines
• Need to demonstrate excellent time management skills
• Be able to manage staff and motivate staff to achieve their goals
• Demonstrate good analytical skills and a positive approach to problem solving
• Have high level of excel and good exposure to different Accounting Systems

Main duties and responsibilities:
• Manage the Finance Officers with the day to day running of three business units and being responsible for their performance management
• Prepare monthly management accounts, including monthly forecast, commentary and cash flow statements for the two business units
• Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations including inter-company reconciliations, bank reconciliations etc.
• Prepare and post month-end journals.
• Support & guide the budget holders and senior management in their financial management responsibilities
• Closely monitor budgets so to avoid overspend.
• Provide business support to the non finance managers as and when required, including the contractual arrangements for key external providers, such as coach tenders, leisure facilities, etc.
• To ensure that appropriate financial accounting systems, procedures and policies are in place at each unit
• Monitoring expenditure against budget, and providing regular reports to budget holders.
• Prepare annual budgets and forecasts for each unit
• Ensure that external reporting deadlines are met throughout the year.
• Ensuring financial procedures are adhered to and reviewed on a regular basis.
• Overseeing monthly reconciliations of all control accounts
• Prepare the year-end statutory accounts for all three units
• Any other adhoc work that is necessary for the performance of your role

Please note, due to the volume of responses we receive, if you do not hear from us within 14 days, then on this occasion your CV was unsuccessful