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French Speaking Finance Business Partner

Ref code: JRM99099335
Finance Part Qualified
Burnley, Lancashire, England
Fixed Term Contract
Hybrid Working
Applications Closed

Job description
My client is a leader in the worldwide engineering market, They are looking to add a Finance Business Partner to their team for a 12 month FTC.

What will I be doing?

  • Business Partner for one of the Business Units & Cost Centre Budget holders (including Headcount review)
  • Team member in all annual financial reporting processes - Month End, Forecasting, Budgeting etc. including deep level understanding of actuals and variance reporting.
  • Headcount and Salary related reporting
  • Support/Present UAP performance in monthly COCIND meeting, driving the timely closing of actions
  • Feed into Finance Business Partner Priorities Review
  • Ensure timely closure of balance sheet actions
  • Cost Control of Site Overheads & General Expenses - monthly reviews with Budget holders, challenging where necessary for assigned cost centres
  • Cost of Production Reporting - by business unit
  • Monthly KPI reporting
  • Continual assessment and consideration of risks and opportunities to the plan.
  • Supporting programme Managers with their monthly and annual reporting packs - Specific categories: Value Added, hourly rate, CCP & VEX (these areas to be shared between the Finance Business Partner team)
  • Contributing to annual costing & weekly material validation - standard setting
  • Contributing to continuous improvement and development
  • Support as required for internal and external audits


As a valued member of the team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:

  • Half day Friday or no Fridays dependent on department
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 UK Bank holidays
  • Up to 10% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme with up to one week additional leave available to purchase
  • Corporate Gym Memberships at Crow Wood
  • Access to our employee Wellbeing package
  • Capped Hot Meals at £3.00 at on-site canteen

Job requirements

What you need from me?

  • Experience working as a Finance Business Partner
  • Budgeting/Forecasting & Variance analysis
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint
  • Minimum part CIMA qualified
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Effective time management to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail to deliver required standard of quality
  • Self-Starter & Team Player


  • Power BI
  • SAP
  • Experience of leading change or process improvements
  • French speaking

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