Finance Buiness Partner
This is a great opportunity to join a progressive B2B service provider as Finance Business Partner at a time of exiting change as the new leadership team unite to drive business performance and profitability improvement.
Reporting to the Finance Director you will play a key role in supporting the operational leadership team to better understand contract performance through the provision of quality financial information and analysis, working capital management and more insightful P&L reviews.
What will you be doing?
Preparation and presentation of high quality and timely management accounts and analysis of division performance, hi-lighting key results, trends and areas requiring action.
Develop Key Performance Indicators that will be utilised across all contracts to provide a consistent and transparent overview to assist with continuous performance improvement
Preparation of budgets and forecasts for the division
Debt and cash management including working closely with central finance to ensure that the business maximises working capital efficiency and mitigates against risk through effective revenue recognition and debtor management processes
To ensure understanding and compliance of VAT and Tax reporting obligations for the division
To support contract review and tender processes to ensure sound and competitive bids are submitted, obligations (from all parties) met and profitability targets achieved
Work closely with central finance / transaction processing teams to ensure robust accounting processes are achieved and accounts delivered on a 'right first time' basis
What are we looking for?
To be successful in this role you need to be highly commercial with the ability to both support and influence the operational leadership team in achieving group objectives and targets. With exceptional communication and relationship management skills, you will have sound technical accounting capability along with a passion to 'get out in the business' and make a positive difference. Candidates must be a qualified ACMA / ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) accountant with a proven track record of career success to date.
You will need to be able to articulate your key skills and achievements in undertaking a similar role within a business that delivers goods or services with a contract led environment e.g. 3rd party logistics, construction, facilities management etc. With strong analytical capability, financial reporting and technical accounting skills, you will thrive in an environment where you can achieve significant performance improvement by developing better processes, improving management information and educating non-finance leaders in improved profit delivery through better understanding of financial data.
The successful candidate will be expected to travel throughout the UK (mainly South West / Southern England). including occasional overnight stays. In return you will receive a competitive salary, company car, bonus and the opportunity to further develop your financial, commercial and stakeholder management skills within a positive 'can do' environment. To apply please forward your CV including details of your current salary, benefits and notice period.