Finance Business Partner - Peterborough

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum car and bonuses
12 May 2017
26 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently recruiting for a Financial Business Partner based in Peterborough.


Salary up to GBP50k, STIP (bonus) and company car

To provide analytical financial support to the Regional Directors and their Regional Teams.

Main responsibilities
* Work closely with the Regional Directors to identify financial and strategic goals
* Identify key business areas to drive growth.
* Evaluate business decisions and proposals, including pricing/bid support and risk management activities
* Lead financial change initiatives in the Hire business.
* Implement robust finance control that includes challenging costs, and the identification of potential cost savings
* Deliver the month end numbers and monthly management reporting packs to the account teams/ business in accordance with the agreed timetable
* Responsible for ensuring monthly review and sign off of management reporting and financial statements
* Produce and deliver budgets and forecasts
* Identify and deliver financial continuous improvement initiatives
* Management and reporting of P&L and balance sheets; sales and performance analysis, operational reviews, budgeting and forecasting;
* Business partnering, evaluation and implementation of process improvements working in coordination with the business
* Capex Control

Job experience & skills requirements
Personal Characteristics:
* Commercial, and customer facing
* Excellent analytical skills
* Strong decision maker with the ability to see beyond the financial elements of the job
* Intellectual thinker
* Good influencer
* Outstanding attention to detail, methodical in approach to process
* Robust character who can challenge thinking and assumptions
* Team player who understands how to work cross functionally in a matrix management structure

Work Experience:
* Experience of preparing management and financial reports
* Experience of operating proactively with business executives to provide and interpret management information for business forecasting, planning and management purpose, proposing corrective actions which are effectively implemented
* Ability to influence and communicate across all areas of the business
* Qualified Accountant (MBA, ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
* Commercial finance experience within a blue chip organisation, preferably logistics and/or multi-site distribution outlets Other Considerations: Extensive travel across the UK forms a key part of the role (av. 30,000+ miles per year)

Interested? Apply today