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Senior Finance Business Partner

Location: HOWDEN, NORTH HUMBERSIDE Salary: 32000 - 39000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3113264
Reed Finance are working with a high profile client located in Howden, who are looking for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join their team. 

Job Purpose:

To proactively partner the managers of the business unit, seeking to drive performance improvement with clearly presented financials and analysis. To maintain a dialogue and challenge on costs with a questioning approach. Support the development and ongoing delivery of the KPIs. To assist other areas of finance as requested, including statutory accounts preparation, VAT returns and audit support and other ad hoc matters.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assisting in the production of Group Strategies for your allocated departments. From the group strategies producing and presenting KPI’s to all levels of stakeholders.
• Provide commercial insights, analysis and recommendations in relation to performance assessment and improvement, financial sustainability, and investment cases.
• Supporting operational managers with projects, a minimum of 3 days a month to be working away from the finance team and sitting with the operational managers.
• Ensure the appropriate management of income and expenses against organisational plans and in accordance with performance measures, budgets, and forecasts.
• Responsibility of the maintenance of the Group Fixed Asset register.
• Delivering accurate monthly forecast and annual budget information. Supporting the Senior Finance Business Partners in continuously developing the processes.
• Implement and validate non-financial metrics required to be used in reporting.
• Support the implementation of change to improve reporting to meet the strategic needs of the business.
• Producing variance analysis with quality and accuracy.
• Involvement in producing returns for external bodies, and lead for the Group VAT return.
• Supporting the Senior Finance Business Partners with yearend accounts and audit.
• Leading and supporting the development of Agresso the Finance Accounting system, including further development of the reporting and the efficiency of finance processes.
• Promote and lead a culture that develops expert insight skills, encourages innovation and the identification of operational and process improvements.

Key Performance Indicators:

• Delivery of management accounts, forecast and budgets to set deadlines
• Responding to cost centre managers queries in a timely manner.

Technical Competencies:

• Attained professional membership with CIMA/ACCA
• Strong analytical skills and ability to prepare clear managerial information.
• Demonstrated understanding of a wide range of financial techniques including activity based costing, business model development, KPI Metrics, project planning, management accounting and reporting, and performance analysis.

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