Finance Business Partner

Robert Half
50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
26 Jun 2017
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join an exciting Hospitality company experiencing huge growth based in Gloucester. For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 plus excellent benefits

About Our Client

A rapidly growing Hospitality company who have increased their turnover dramatically over the last 6 years due to winning a number of high profile contracts amongst others. The Finance Business Partner will report directly into the Managing Director of the business to head up a team of 2 and look to improve profitability through meaningful analysis and spotting areas of opportunity to increase growth further.

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Actively influence day to day decisions, shaping strategy and the direction of the business
  • Act as an interface or 'translator' between finance and the wider divisions
  • Interpret data, order and assess its value and present findings to the Director and Commercial Manager in a clear and concise way
  • Draw on 'big' and 'small' data, selecting the appropriate tools to manipulate, analyse and interpret it in sophisticated, audience appropriate ways
  • Form and stand over your own opinions, have a well-developed sense of ethics and be prepared to stand by these principles
  • Challenge, coach and motivate the Director, Commercial manager and senior management within the division
  • Assess current processes, identifying improvements required and develop/build new where necessary to improve efficiencies
  • Regularly liaise with the Head Office Finance team to establish a collaborative method of working and ensure joined-up thinking
  • Analyse and deliver insight that links financial reports to business objectives
  • Provide effective commercial procedures, or initiate change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered
  • Build partnerships and maintain strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams
  • Play a key role in the annual budgeting and forecasting process for the division
  • Any other duties as requested to fulfil the needs of the business
Person specification:
  • Part/Fully Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or qualified by experience
  • Experience of managing relationships and being able to impact and influence senior non- financial management
  • Experience of performing detailed financial performance analysis, with high standards, accuracy and presentation
  • Proactive problem solver with the ability to analyse complex data and see trends and patterns in the results
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to express financial information to non-financial colleagues
  • Mixture of analytical, commercial and persuasion skills
  • Organised thought process with strong Microsoft Excel knowledge and ability to manipulate data from other sources for presentation to managers
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to meet exacting deadlines
For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 plus excellent benefits

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