Finance Business Partner

Job details

Posted Tuesday 14 May 2024
Salary £100000 - £130000
Location Didcot
Job type Permanent
Reference 3127
Recruiter Name Miles Gallagher
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Senior Finance Business Partner -  South Oxfordshire - £100,000 - £130,000

The Company

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for an innovative and fast-growing engineering and manufacturing business based in South Oxfordshire they are looking for a talented qualified Finance Business Partner with extensive commercial acumen.

The Role

This role will be responsible for supporting the commercial objectives of the organisation and will work closely with their functional Directors to provide analysis, insight and support for decision making. You will Support, influence and challenge business unit managers, directors and C-suite as a trusted collaborator. Please note this role is full-time onsite.

As a Senior Finance Business Partner, you will:

• Identify financial opportunities and risks by integrating into the areas of responsibility and having a good understanding of the strategic objectives, people and processes in these areas

• Support managers with budget compliance and hold regular finance reviews with department managers analysing adherence to budgets

• Collaborate with stakeholders in the preparation and review of budgets, rolling forecasts and business cases including capex investment appraisals and post investment reviews • Maximise the value of spend and return on investment

• Proactively engage with stakeholders to drive improvements and support stakeholder initiatives

• Support new business and customer proposals as required

• Support Procurement with supplier selection and contract negotiations • Provide training and support to stakeholders to enhance their financial acumen and understanding

• Provide meaningful financial reporting specifications for areas of responsibility and support with stakeholder understanding of these reports

• Identify and track KPIs to measure performance and identify areas for improvement

• Review month end P&Ls for completeness, posting judgmental accruals where necessary and providing commentary for variances against forecast

• Track capex and other approved projects providing monthly financial status commentary

• Support statutory audits and Financial Regulation compliance

• Ensure quality of data within finance systems including developing controls where necessary

• Support strategic change in assigned Functions

• Drive continuous process improvement within Finance to improve quality of data, controls and efficiencies

• Identify opportunities to drive improvement in reporting and other metrics

What will you need to be successful?

At least 6 years’ experience leading FP&A teams and 5 years Business Partnering

Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA OR ACCA)

Strong Excel is a must with any experience of Power BI being beneficial but not essential.

What will you receive in return?

Excellent working environment

Exposure to a fast growth international Business

£100,000 - £130,000 plus bonus and benefits

How to proceed?

If this role is of interest, please click the link to apply or send you CV to

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