Senior Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Senior Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Reference: 3945422_1615402590
Contact Name: Richard Horrocks
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 18:56

Job Description

Hays are pleased to be supporting a well established multi faceted business headquartered in Milton Keynes who are now seeking to appoint a Senior Finance Business Partner within the Group finance team.

The main purpose of the role will be to deliver key accounting information and analysis to support the Group businesses with meeting their commercial objectives and strategy. The Senior Finance Business Partner will be part of a medium sized accounts team and the position requires engagement with many different areas and stakeholders at all levels. It is a wide ranging position covering all aspects of preparation of the monthly accounts and supporting the day-to-day activity of the Finance Department, as well as being a Senior Business Partner to the wider operational functions.

Duties will also include:

  • Prepare the Annual Budget for the business supported by a fully detailed Budget Pack.
  • Produce and present the full Management Accounts Pack, including P&L balance sheet and variance analysis, to the Group FD each month (by the agreed deadline) containing all relevant lead schedules, balance sheet reconciliations and working papers.
  • Act as a strategic business partner to the Finance Team and wider senior operational stakeholders at all times to meet commercial objectives.
  • Support the Group Finance Director & senior management team with strategic growth opportunities i.e. Company acquisitions.
  • Progress the production of monthly Departmental Accounts to support the main monthly Management Accounts.
  • Prepare a detailed Audit file for use by the external Auditors in completion of their fieldwork.
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis and tasks as required by the Group Finance Director.

We are seeking an ACA fully qualified accountant and high academic achiever with a keen eye for detail , excellent analytical skills, and an ability to manage the balance between the inherent routine of the role and a desire to improve processes by challenging the status quo.

First class business partnering skills will enable you to positively influence stakeholders.

You will be a dynamic and self-motivated individual with the ability to work to deadlines within a commercial environment, ideally with experience gained from working in a large group company. Any knowledge gained from working within the logistic sector, together with experience of group consolidation under IFRS would put you at a distinct advantage.

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