Finance Business Partner

Cherry Professional Limited
40000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a well-known business in Leicester to act as Finance Business Partner to Divisional Directors operating on a global basis.Our client is a global organisation that offers exceptional career growth and diverse, complex and international business opportunities for the right person.Working across several business units the Finance Business Partner is responsible for ensuring commercial decisions are made by analysing market trends, price analysis, performance, margin as well as a detailed breakdown of variance, challenging where required, between actual and expected results.The Finance Business Partner will be based in Leicester and face off to senior stakeholders so will require exceptional relationship management skills and confidence to present complex financial information in an informative and succinct way.The Role???- Use of financial analysis to support decision-making and facilitate change by working closely with a number of different departments across the business.- Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance by ensuring processes deliver reliable financial information in a format that enables senior managers to drive performance.- Bring financial performance challenge to the business areas, providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.- Responsibility for delivering budgeting and forecasting processes for agreed business areas.- Preparation and ownership of reliable and informative management and financial reports for senior management, including appropriate variance analysis and cost performance analysis.- Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams.Key Skills???- A strong team player, who is resilient, motivated and not easily discouraged.- Excellent analytical prowess and an ability to identify trends and relationships across numerous datasets to inform decisions and support recommendations.- Ability to apply analytical skills beyond the traditional functions of finance and to bring them to bear on a broad range of commercial issues.- Advanced financial modelling skills, preferably trained in a recognised industry standard.- Highly developed oral, written, and presentation skills, with an ability to communicate financial information effectively to non-finance managers.- Ability to see value in the information you provide and to inspire others to make use of it.Desirable Experience???- Professional accounting (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) qualification, with 3 years post-qualification experience.- Prior experience of working in a similar role, or ability to demonstrate transferable key skills.- Ideally experience of working in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments, but not essential that both are covered.Salary: GBP40,000 -GBP45,000 (dependent on experience), plus GBP400 Per Month Car Allowance and an annual bonusBenefits: Onsite parking, pension contribution, life insurance, subsidised gym membership, various funded social events.Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client