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Finance Business Partner

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Free parking, Hybrid working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

Hugely successful service provider business based in Leeds currently require a Finance Business Partner to join their team. Working in a well-established business, with continuous development at the heart of what they do; you will be involved in a variety of duties.

This role is ideal for a commercially aware individual. Looking to provide accounting support, accurate and timely information to all stakeholders and to contribute to the overall efficiency of the finance department.

Working closely with the Finance Director, you will be an integral member of the team responsible for managing reporting processes whilst also partnering with the business to provide insights and support.

Reporting directly into the Commercial Finance Manager you will be responsible for:

* Work in partnership with operational teams to understand business drivers and contribute to operational strategy, including the organic and acquisition growth plans
* Provide assistance to month end processes
* Provide insight and context to each branch/depot on performance
* Define, implement and maintain KPI reporting, working with the BI Team
* Involvement in systems improvement to ensure that Finance objectives are met
* Carry out regular FP&A / forecasting exercises and challenge outputs based on bottom-up methodology
* Preparation of annual budget following a structured approach and timetable including presentation of this budget to stakeholders
* Analysis of underlying business performance
* Provide technical and other support for mergers and acquisitions and integration activities and other projects as needed.
* Understand the businesses products/service lines and their profitability.
* Provide early warnings of issues along with solutions based on analytical findings

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

* ACCA/ACA/CIMA studier with previous strong experiences within the finance function.
* Strong Excel skills
* Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a huge opportunity ideally for anyone looking to take their next step in their career and join a supportive business to accelerate their career in the direction of commercial Finance.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.