Finance Business Partner

Posted 23 January by Chester Finance Featured
Are you looking for your next opportunity and challenge and have experience within an International Company with Business Partnering experience? Then this is the role for you!!

I am currently recruiting for a Finance Business Partner for an international client, the candidate will report to their CFO who is based in their Head Office. This role will be based primarily in Wrexham with 50% of the time travelling to other sites throughout the UK.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Your main responsibility will be to Partner with the business to provide relevant insights into business performance, support effective financial planning and analysis and to provide business expertise into accounting/financial control processes
• Demonstrate appropriate Health and Safety leadership to ensure that the corporate PROUD message is visible and alive throughout all activities relating to the sites worked from.
• Conduct business performance analysis to identify, investigate and understand operational business unit results (e.g. margins, costs, profitability by client) and recommend improvement opportunities
• Prepare, challenge and explain accomplishment of budgets and forecasts in coordination with Operations and Commercial teams, and recommend and help implement actions to bring performance back to budget if performance deviates
• Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights on specific issues (e.g. develop business cases for new business opportunities)
• Prepare CAF and NAF forms including rationale for the investment and calculation of expected financial return
• Drive process improvements in working capital management
• Ensure accuracy of period-end financial closings by providing business expertise into the financial control team and reviewing final output

What’s in it for you?
• Company Pension Scheme,
• Life Assurance Scheme,
• Discretionary Bonus,
• Laptop and Mobile Phone,
• Company Car/Car Allowance,
• Private Healthcare (cover level to be confirmed)

Experience:
• Experience in dealing with manufacturing accounting, variance analysis, plant operations and managing multiple projects
• Demonstrated ability to “get behind the numbers” and understand key drivers within a business
• Demonstrated ability to identify business cases for new opportunities, and the ability to prepare planning models and/or implementation plans for those opportunities with senior management.
• Experience in implementation and use of financial dashboards/analysis tools
• Experience building strong working relationships across different seniority grades
• Ability to represent finance with the business and the business with finance
• SAP knowledge and advanced Excel user

Skills:
• Business/Commercial acumen and ability to understand plant operations
• Analytical skills to make sense out of large sets of data and identify critical KPIs
• Highly developed budgeting, forecasting and business analysis skills
• Highly numerate
• Ability to manage multiple projects / plants under analysis at a time
• Communication skills to provide rounded opinions and clear recommendations
• Influencing and negotiating skills to deal with a variety of functions and profiles within the organization
• Integrity and judgement
• Hands on and proactive attitude to pursue tasks where value for the business can be added

What are you waiting for, apply directly now or call Anita McLaughlin at Reed Finance in Chester on 01244 408 790. anita.mclaughlin@reedglobal.com


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