Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 07/01/2019
Reference: 13980694/001_1548786318
Contact Name: Ruairi Quinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2019 18:25

Job Description

A Business Partnering position within the FP&A function. The role is to provide financial support to senior leaders to plan and manage their cost base.

Client Details

A sector leading business with several branches across the UK with the HQ situated in Manchester City Centre.


  • Ownership of budgeting and planning process for functional areas including quarterly outlooks.
  • This will include FTE planning, staff costs and non-staff costs
  • Identify risks and opportunities on a regular basis and update the wider finance team
  • Ensure financial results are clearly communicated including preparation of monthly cost and FTE reports that are timely and accurate
  • Conduct monthly departmental cost reviews to share results and identify emerging risks or opportunities
  • Ensure consistent standards in terms of process and reporting quality and work collaboratively across the Finance team
  • Prepare variance analysis, understanding key drivers and one-off items
  • Work with Controllership team to review month end results and review of journals/accruals


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Experienced in business partnering
  • Competent in presenting simple analysis from complex data
  • High degree of integrity and credibility with senior management
  • Excellent Excel skills

Job Offer

  • Full time permanent position
  • Salary competitive to current market trends