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Finance Business Partner

Ref code: AGB99098565
Finance Qualified
£50k - 55k per year + £6,000 car allowance, excellent career prospects
Derbyshire, England
Permanent
Hybrid Working

Hybrid working (2 days pw in office), Finance Business Partner vacancy paying up to £55,000 + £6,000 car allowance + attractive benefits and career prospects

I'm pleased to be partnered with a long-standing SF partner client in their search for a Finance Business Partner to add to a key part of their business. 

This is a key appointment, requiring strong all-round finance skills and exemplary 'soft skills' to deliver a strong internal service to key stakeholders across mutliple sites, well suited to a qualified accountant either at the earlier stages of their career, or established. 

 

About the business

A true market leader, your new employer is a major player in the industry. A listed organisation with Group turnover in excess of £1bn, you'll be taking on FBP responsibility for a key portion of the business in excess of £100m.

The employer have an excellent reputation both with their customers and within the internal business, focussed on developing their own talent where possible and promoting from within, the reason this vacancy exists. 

 

About the role

Taking on the role of Finance Business Partner, you will provide finance administration support to the business unit management team across a number of sites in the region. You will act as the central point of contact for the Operations & Commercial management teams, ensuring their financial support needs are met where required. You will ensure financial deadlines are met in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring costs are allocated and coded correctly alongside balance sheet reconciliation's prepared in a timely and correct manner. 

As part of your role, you will take on a small amount of line management responsibility where required. 


Key duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Participation in Health & Safety awareness and support across the sites and logistics estate
  • To be responsible for the production of site and area management accounts
  • To business partner operations (especially the Area General Manager, Operations Manager, Commercial Manager and Site Managers) and ensure financial support needs are met
  • Cost analysis by product, business stream and site throughout the month and period end ensuring costs are reported correctly
  • Accounting data analysis by site throughout the month and period end
  • Provision of production & commercial statistics and reconciliation
  • Assist the Financial Controller with capital expenditure projects
  • Entry of month end journals for reporting
  • Assist with forecast and budget preparation and analysis for operational Area and associated overhead departments
  • Deputise for colleagues as required
  • To ensure financial data is accurate and complete and coded correctly
  • To ensure balance sheet reconciliation's are performed routinely and any differences are investigated and resolved
  • Ensure that all accounting policies and procedures are applied

 

Some occasional travel will be required to visit sites (likely to be 1 or 2 trips per month however you are given autonomy to run your own diary).

About you

You will be a confident, qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with both strong technical skills and exemplary 'soft skills' with the ability to build and maintain relationships, working closely with a variety of financial and non-financial stakeholders. 
Must be able to demonstrate a high level of written and numerical literacy alongside a strong operational and commercial skill-set. 

What's in it for you

You'll be working as part of a large finance team for one of Derbyshire's premier employers. The organisation actively promote staff from within and therefore career development opportunities are offered and encouraged.

  • Salary: Up to £55,000 p/a 
  • Bonus - c.10% p/a (based on company performance)
  • Car allowance: £6,000 (or more for electric vehicles)
  • Pension matched to 5%
  • 25 days + statutory holiday entitlement
  • Hybrid & flexible working (2 days p/w on site in South Derbyshire)
  • Working as part of a well established, talented finance team with an excellent reputation and supportive culture
  • Various retail discounts 

For more information or to express interest in the role, please submit your CV or contact Aj Blyth/Kerry Newham at SF Recruitment asap - interviews will be undertaken at short notice and therefore a prompt discussion is recommended.

Visa sponsorship is unavailable for this role.

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