Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 30/06/2020
Reference: 14100500/001_1593537290
Contact Name: Olivia Greer
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2020 18:15

Job Description

This is a brilliant role for any commercially astute, fully qualified accountants who live close to Preston.

Preferably looking for applicants who have experience as a Finance Business Partner, engaging with non-Finance staff and providing decision support to stakeholders - demonstrating business acumen.

Experience of people management and development is also preferable.

Client Details

Our impressive client based close to Preston is able to offer fantastic, market leading flexibility for employees. If you are a commercial, out going qualified accountant, looking for somewhere you can still progress your career whilst working in an agile, forward thinking environment, this is a great place to start.


This is a true partnering role to the business and it will involve looking over the delivery of contracts and new business.

The key responsibilities for this Finance Business Partner role will be as follows:

  • Supporting and partnering with the business as appropriate to generate the forward business plan and ensure all financial and operational targets are achieved

  • Mobilisation of new contracts in support of the transition from bid to contract deliver

  • Collaboration with Customers and Partner Companies

  • Leading the delivery of all internal and external reporting requirements as required

  • Preparing, reviewing and challenging the 5 Year Business Plans (Budgets) including assumptions, risks and opportunities and bridging to previous submissions

  • Preparing, reviewing and challenging the Monthly Forecasts including assumptions, risks and opportunities and explanation of forecast movements

  • Ensuring all bids are subject to the appropriate financial challenge and in line with business process

  • Proactively seeking to improve processes and working practices to drive efficiencies across the team

  • Focusing on maintaining and improving financial controls

  • Managing a team of qualified/part qualified/accountants


The successful candidate for this brilliant Finance Business Partner role based close to Preston will be:

  • A fully, formally qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA). We will not be looking at part qualified / qualified by experience applicants I am afraid
  • Able to show experience of working as a business partner previously
  • Able to show great presentation skills
  • Able to manage and develop a team
  • Able to work in a collaborative manner, always looking for improvements to processes

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this fantastic Finance Business Partner role based close to Preston will receive a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.