Finance Business Partner

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
29 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Ruairi Quinn
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type

A Business Partnering position within the FP&A function. The role is to provide financial support to senior leaders to plan and manage their cost base.

Client Details

A sector leading business with several branches across the UK with the HQ situated in Manchester City Centre.

  • Ownership of budgeting and planning process for functional areas including quarterly outlooks.
  • This will include FTE planning, staff costs and non-staff costs
  • Identify risks and opportunities on a regular basis and update the wider finance team
  • Ensure financial results are clearly communicated including preparation of monthly cost and FTE reports that are timely and accurate
  • Conduct monthly departmental cost reviews to share results and identify emerging risks or opportunities
  • Ensure consistent standards in terms of process and reporting quality and work collaboratively across the Finance team
  • Prepare variance analysis, understanding key drivers and one-off items
  • Work with Controllership team to review month end results and review of journals/accruals

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Experienced in business partnering
  • Competent in presenting simple analysis from complex data
  • High degree of integrity and credibility with senior management
  • Excellent Excel skills

Job Offer
  • Full time permanent position
  • Salary competitive to current market trends