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Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

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  • Permanent
  • Oxfordshire
  • 45000/Year £
  • This position has been filled.

Medlock Partners

Finance Business Partner – Part Qualified
Full Time
Paying £45,000k

Our client is looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner. You will provide dedicated support to the business units and support the business in setting and achieving the Finance strategy and to manage the performance of the business. Your role will be to influence business leaders to take decisions and actions that generate the best possible financial outcomes along with being accountable for all BU financial reporting, provide recommendations to improve revenue and margin, alongside evaluating the sales pipeline and other factors to determine potential improvement interventions. The role requires excellent business and commercial skills, with the ability to build confidence with the business leaders to influence senior decision-makers.

Key responsibilities of the Finance Business Partner:

  • Support the Business Unit Leaders and Portfolio BP to manage and challenge the business on current / future performance
  • Support the Portfolio BP & FD in setting and achieving the Finance strategy
  • Be the single point of contact for the Business Unit Leaders and resolve any Finance issue
  • Overseeing risk management, including all relevant customer checks
  • Evaluate the product mix, provide insights and recommendations to improve revenue and margin outcomes
  • Work with the business and facilitate business input into the forecasting process
  • Understand revenue, GM and cost drivers to aid decision-makers in improving revenue, GM and profitability
  • Monthly Finance Review reporting and analysis. Comparing Forecast to actuals and reporting
  • Understanding the risks and opportunities in the business, mitigating impact on the business where required
  • Evaluation of sales pipeline to determine priorities and interventions that could aid conversion rates and future revenue and profitability
  • Oversee trend and variance analysis and explain commercial impacts to the business

Key requirements for the Finance Business Partner:

  • Previous experience working in a Business Partner role, or senior Management Accountant
  • Ideally be CIMA/ACCA/ACA part qualified or qualified by experience (QBE)
  • Strong commercial acumen and financial analysis skills
  • Experience designing and using Excel functions for reconciliations and support for Balance Sheet accounts
  • Commercial mind set / business orientation
  • Gravitas, self-awareness and relationship-building skills needed to build rapport and influence senior stakeholders
  • High integrity and ability to build trusted relationships
  • Understanding of revenue and cost drivers
  • Accountable, delivers on promises and follows through on commitments even in challenging

If you are interested in this  position and feel your experience matches the criteria then please apply now for immediate consideration or for more information please contact Andrew Davison.
Medlock Partners are a professional services recruitment specialist operating across the North West of England. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years’ experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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