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Finance Business Partner

Location: MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE Salary: 28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3067485
Are you a Management Accountant or Finance Business Partner looking for a new challenge where you can see your work making a difference?
REED Accountancy may be able to help!

Salary - £30,000 per annum
Location - Manchester

Reed Accountancy
are pleased to representing our client in their search for a Finance Business Partner. Due to a recent restructure and the implementation of a new system, our client, a major public sector national education provider are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to work in their vibrant, talented finance team.

Working between multiple departments with some national travel, the Finance Business Partner will have the opportunity to help with the shaping of financial strategy for one of Europe’s largest providers of education in the country.

The Client

• One of the largest education providers in Europe
• Recently expanding after a finance team restructure
• Initially based in Openshaw
• Holder of a Silver Investors in People (IiP) accreditation

The Role:

• A 37 hour working week (start and end times flexible within reasonable limits)
• Reporting to the Head of Finance
• Providing proactive and responsive financial and commercial support to several business units within the company
• Assisting Management Accountants & Heads of Finance with delivering service to the business units including production and analysis of monthly performance against budget, reforecasting, annual budget and any ad hoc analysis.
• The timely and accurate production of standard monthly reports as well as month end journal creation and assessment of accruals
• Support preparation for Quarterly Business Reviews
• Providing advice to budget holders and business units on procedures and processes
• Regular interaction with senior members of staff including taking an active role in meetings and presentations

• Flexible working hours
• Company pension
• Ability to join a new team with the potential to build and improve systems in a very large company.
• Regular interaction with enthusiastic and receptive stakeholders
• A large network and good prospects for progression

What you will need:

• Working towards a financial qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIPFA)
• Level 2 English and Maths
• Experience as a Management Accountant or Finance Business Partner (Or similar) (min 2 years)
• Extensive experience with Excel
• Ability to accurately and simply explain financial concepts to non-trained members of staff
• Strong teamwork ethic and ability to take initiative


• Experience working in the public sector, ideally in Education

If this vacancy is of interest, please apply with the link below and attach an up to date CV by 20/08/17.

Benefits of working with Reed Accountancy:
When you work with Reed Accountancy, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice. We can provide you with:

• Access to a personal consultant who is an expert in Accountancy recruitment
• Specialist CV and interview guidance
• Access to a huge range of opportunities through our network of branches across England and Wales

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