Finance Business Partner

England, Bristol
GBP45000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum
10 Aug 2022
07 Sep 2022
Samuel White
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

Finance Business Partner

Your new company
Hays are currently working with a well-known organisation who are based in Bristol who have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join their growing team on a permanent.

Your new role

  • Own financial performance reviews with the key portfolio teams that you support, helping to drive improvements in financial performance;
  • Support the business in maximising income;
  • Support the business in controlling and ensuring the most efficient use of costs, through the effective review and management of hours, payroll and non-payroll spend;
  • Identify improvements to processes, models or reporting to improve efficiency of the business and minimise risk. Deliver the improvements where appropriate;
  • Develop and deliver in depth analysis to the business to make further recommendations around how financial performance can be improved;
  • Provide regular and ad hoc insightful reporting to your stakeholders as needed;
  • Coach the portfolio teams in financial knowledge to help improve service performance;
  • Support the budgeting process, working closely with your key stakeholders to ensure there is engagement and buy-in to targets;
  • Provide ad hoc financial support to the portfolio teams and other stakeholders as required;
  • Work closely with other areas of finance to ensure key business and finance priorities and processes are aligned and give the best outcome.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Have experience of working in a finance business partnering or commercial role with a pragmatic outlook, balancing financial targets with competing priorities;
  • Be a good relationship builder, who is supportive, able to build rapport and work collaboratively with key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;
  • Be a Qualified accountant - CIMA/ ACCA/ACA;
  • Have strong analytical and interpretation skills with an ability to spot trends and make commercial judgments where appropriate;
  • Be organised and thorough, with an attention to detail and see things through to completion;
  • Have experience of budgeting and forecasting, be able to work with stakeholders to deliver a budget in line with expectations;
  • Be able to coach non-finance stakeholders, explaining financial issues in a simple way;
  • Be able to challenge in a constructive way;
  • Be resilient and flexible, and be able to deal with changing and competing priorities;
  • Have Advanced Excel and other Microsoft Office skills;
  • Have an ability willingness to travel to support key operations stakeholders as needed.

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary;
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays;
  • Flexible working arrangements (including home working);
  • Benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options;
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Private Health Cover and Life Assurance

What you need to do now
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