Finance Business Partner

Posted 7 February by Newton Europe

Join Newton to embark upon an exciting opportunity to work alongside internal departments, as well as delivery teams, acting as a finance partner through demonstrating commercial acumen, making a real and positive contribution.

We are Newton.

We’re a team of the brightest and most curious minds with a fundamental belief that every organisation can be better.

We crack some of the toughest business and public sector challenges of the day. Not with reports or copy & paste thinking. But by pinpointing and implementing the changes that will make the biggest difference.

We never start out assuming we know the answer. But we’re always certain we’ll find it and see it through to the finish. By uncovering the data that means the most important decisions are made with facts, not opinions. By bringing together a group of people who live and breathe delivering results. And by embedding in your organisation this same passion, self-belief and know-how to thrive on any challenge in the future.

We believe so strongly in what we can achieve together that we stand by the founding idea of Newton - guaranteeing 100% of our fees against delivering results that are recognised by everyone, from the frontline to the boardroom.

We demand better in everything we do. We think you should too.

What is the role?

We are looking for a recently qualified Accountant to join us as a Finance Business Partner. You will report directly to the Finance Manager and be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts, budgets, forecasts and analysis, with an emphasis on project reporting.

You will work alongside other internal departments, as well as delivery teams, acting as the finance partner through demonstrating commercial acumen, making a real and positive contribution.

You will provide project managers with insightful, value adding ad hoc analysis and reporting, whilst improving the finance knowledge of the wider business.

A key element of the role will be to enhance, develop and review KPIs and dashboard reporting for various functions across the business.

Critical to the success of the role will be your ability to build positive working relationships and trust within the business so that you are able to challenge and contribute as a 'business person’ as well as a finance practitioner.

An essential part of the success of this role is being able integrate well with the existing Finance team through collaboration, best practice sharing and support. Strong communication skills are crucial, along with the ability to get stuck in and ensure all deadlines are met.

Your education, skills and experience:

You’ll be a high calibre individual, with exceptional levels of personal drive and eagerness for personal development. An analytical mind, coupled with strong communication skills and a positive attitude are essential to fit into the Newton culture. The successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:

Essential

  • Recent ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with first time passes
  • 3 years’ training experience at a top accountancy firm
  • Strong Excel skills (SUMIFS, VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables)
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Macros and VBAs
  • A-level Maths

Required skills

  • Analytical Skills
  • Time Management
  • Highly Numerate
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Stakeholder Management

Application questions

Are you are recently qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)?
Have you completed 3 years training experience within a Top 4 Accountancy firm?

Reference: 33691056

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