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Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
England, Derbyshire
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

To ensure management have the appropriate level of financial reporting and analysis to effectively manage the financial aspects of the business. The Finance Business Partner will take the lead for all financial workstreams and be the single point of contact for all finance matters (business as usual and projects) under the guidance of the Finance Manager.

Client Details

Employing over 2,300 employees this transport company have been 6 times accredited as a Top Employer! Investing heavily in its infrastructure and people are continuing to improve and invest in future solutions.


  • Be the single point of contact for all finance matters, working closely with the business to provide financial support and guidance. Be the financial voice for all profit and loss (P&L) and Capital Expenditure (Capex) queries and ensure all outputs are delivered on time to a high level of quality.
  • Lead the preparation and compilation of comprehensive budgets and forecasts (P&L and Capex) ready for inclusion in company level financial models. Actively take part in preparation of variance analysis and writing narratives to support plans.
  • Take ownership and prepare fully comprehensive balance sheet reconciliations, including supporting documentation each period.
  • Prepare and distribute management reporting of financial information with all budget owners, following every period end, have regular financial performance review meetings, agree and action any remedial actions where appropriate.
  • Actively take part in all half year and year end accounting activities, providing support for internal and external audits and working closely with Senior Finance leads to ensure meet all deadlines.
  • Aid the Senior Finance team, as required, in understanding the business risks, opportunities and sensitivities. Provide cross cover for colleagues within the Finance team, work collaboratively as part of 'one' team philosophy ensuring consistency is met throughout.
  • The above list is not exhaustive, and on occasion, the role may need to undertake other reasonable requests as required by their line manager, in line with grade and competence


  • The post holder should have a recognised professional accountancy qualification.
  • The role requires flexibility, good planning skills and ability to be able to multi-task to meet deadlines (without compromising quality) during complex periods.
  • The post holder must be able to evidence the ability to create and implement practical and robust financial control and governance processes at pace.
  • The post holder must have a well-developed understanding and application of financial modelling and systems and have excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) skills.
  • The post holder must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player, and able to demonstrate good relationship building, with ability to influence and advise others across all levels of the organisation.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension
  • Holiday
  • Staff discounts


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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