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Finance Business Partner

Are you a qualified finance professional with a flair for building effective working relationships and influencing business decisions?

Are you excited by the prospect of being able to shape, define and implement “best practice” for this is newly created role?

As the FD’s “right-hand person”, this is a great career move for someone looking for a high-profile role who is comfortable using technology to handle data.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Your future employer?

A European market leader. This privately-owned business, established almost 100 years ago, has over 1,200 employees and has earned the trust of over 20,000 clients, serving them across 23 countries.

This sales-led, entrepreneurial group with a turnover close to €1bn continues to grow organically and by acquisition. So you would be joining a robust business and playing your part in the company’s future success.

The Challenge

Following the recent appointment of the Finance Director, the company is embarking on a transformation and digitalisation programme to build a “best in class” Finance function that supports the business’s ambitious growth plans and become a data-driven organisation.

Forming one of the core pillars of the business, you will provide insightful and timely financial reporting and analysis covering all aspects of the group’s operations, including;

Developing and maintaining financial reports, rolling forecasts, annual budgets;

Building robust working capital models to underpin the Vision 2027 growth strategy;

Providing critical business partnering support to leaders throughout the business, with timely financial and non-financial data and analysis, to support decision making and drive business performance;

Supporting the FD in the due diligence of future acquisitions.

What are we looking for in you?

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with experience of business partnering key stakeholders;

  • Intellectually curious, possessing strong business acumen;

  • Previous experience of budgeting and scenario-based forecasting;

  • Comfortable with technology to manipulate data; prior experience of Power BI reporting is relevant and valued;

  • Ability to constructively challenge and offer different perspectives;

  • Experience of continuous improvement and its application is desirable.

In return, you can expect;

  • Sales-orientated culture; friendly, enjoyable work environment;

  • A competitive salary, £53,000 – £60,000, plus benefits;

  • Based in North London, with monthly travel to Oxfordshire.

If you feel you are the right person for this role, we encourage you to find out more …

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