Assistant Finance Business Partner

Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
Up to £40000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
13995477/001
Contact
Abbie Soutar
Qualification Level
Newly qualified
Professional Membership
CIMA
Seniority Level
Entry Level
Contract Type
Permanent


The role is to support Finance Business Partners to co-ordinate management reporting, providing financial support, analysis and challenge in all areas of the Operating Company.



Client Details

The business is one of the leading transport operators in Europe.



Description
  • Conduct monthly variance analyses, investigate root cause & agree action plans to improve performance.




  • Proactively improve current FBP process & implement new ones to improve the service provided by finance




  • Significant involvement in forecasting & budgeting processes ensuring our forecasts reflect the significant plans we have to improve the business




  • Identifying opportunities to improve business performance




  • Responsible for efficient running of key FBP processes such as capital investments, variance analysis & cost control and internal control audits




  • Responsible for preparing presentations to senior management




  • Supporting Finance Business Partners in Area meetings and reviews, providing insight and support using both financial and non-financial data and KPI's, as well as challenging General Managers on their performance, future plans and outlook




  • Primary contact with offsite finance shared services team to ensure transactions are understood and reconciliations are reviewed, challenged and signed-off.






The role will require occasional travel to sites in Merseyside, Manchester and North Wales.

Profile

The successful candidate will be:

-A newly qualified accountant with ambition to showcase their skills & progress within the company

-Commercially minded

-Confident in their ability to challenge senior mangers and stakeholders

-Expert level of financial analyses and presentation.



-Experience of reviewing & challenging balance sheet reconciliations

-Experience of reviewing & challenging balance sheet



-Experience of improving finance processes.



-Expert knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel (other transaction based systems will be beneficial such as Oracle or SAP).



-Excellent planning & communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.



-Ability to challenge management to improve performance



-Team player with the ability to develop good on-going relationships with all internal and external customers.

Job Offer

£40,000 basic salary plus full benefits package