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Finance Business Partner

Stroud, Gloucestershire
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

What will you do?Reporting to Logistics Finance Controller your role will include being a partner with Operational Managers to provide financial/business support to increase profitability and improve processes while protecting the company's assets and ensuring internal controls are maintained. mProvide management accounts and associated reports in a timely manner.Objectives of the role as Finance Business Partner, include, but are not limited to:

  • Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance
  • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with senior managers and their teams
  • Interpret and communicate financial data to non-financial people
  • To perform a business partner role to operational management and be an integral part of their management team (this will incorporate regular visits to site)
  • Review and assist with commercial business tenders
  • Prepare and analyse monthly management accounts, to an agreed timescale
  • Provide detailed insight into variances
  • Liaise closely with operational management
  • Prepare and present to all levels of the business.
  • Coordinate the budget/forecasting process in line with the company's deadlines and procedures
  • Offer professional judgement on financial matters to sites and advising on ways to improve business performance
  • Appraise capital projects for financial viability and return on investment
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and maintain controls/accuracy of financial systems
  • Support the design and delivery of new reports and models as required
  • Support in system design and reporting.
  • Preparation of year end audit information as required
  • Support financial department in central reports and requirements across the group as required
  • Any other duties where necessary for business continuity

Your CV and experience show:

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good Microsoft office skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to be persuasive in highlighting your point
  • Able to build strong relationships with non- financial managers
  • Able to manage and prioritise workload in a dynamic environment
  • Some exposure to the setup and development of financial and operational systems
  • Team player but self-motivated
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA (2 years+ PQE)
  • Production of full, annotated monthly management accounts
  • Full Clean driving licence (travel to sites will be a requirement)
  • Use of business accounting systems
  • Experience of producing financial models
  • Use of Cognos TM1/data warehousing preferable
  • Logistics/ supply chain experience preferable

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  • Job Reference: 706415729-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent