Role details

Finance Business Partner

Bingley   •   £35,000 - £42,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to get involved in M&A work
  • You will need to be a Qualified Accountant

About Our Client

Michael Page are working in partnership with Emerald Global Publishing Group who are a diversified academic publisher. Headquartered in Bingley, UK, the Group has a global footprint with representation in over 20 countries. Turnover in 2014 was in excess of £39 million and the Group currently employs around 400 people. Group Services are centralised in Bingley (including Finance) and collectively support the respective publishing, production, marketing and sales teams of the three trading divisions.

We are recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to join their team!

Job Description

This is a fantastic step for a Qualified Accountant to join the team as a Finance Business Partner and an opportunity to work for a growing International Group with the opportunity to develop key skills in business partnering and work with senior stakeholders across the business.

  • The primary responsibilities of the role will be reporting and partnering three businesses that are key to the development of the Group's growth and position as a thought leader in business and management studies.
  • The role will be involved in future M&A activities and research in future targets as the Group looks to expand further and taking on additional responsibilities in any future subsidiaries.
  • Strong technical skills are required as this position is responsible for the Management Reporting. However, a significant commercial focus is required in order to spot efficiency's in processes and synergies from being able to exploit Group purchasing power.
  • Good interpersonal skills are crucial. You will be responsible for liaising frequently with senior stakeholders in the business. You will also be responsible for the line management and development for one direct report and matrix management of another individual located out of HQ.

The Successful Applicant

Finance Business Partner

  • Qualified Accountant
  • A "hands on" individual who enjoys working at a variety of levels.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret financial information and present back to senior stakeholders, providing challenge where necessary.
  • Up to date knowledge of audit practices and techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of financial controls and processes.
  • Willingness to undertake occasional/optional International travel.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills, both in day to day tasks and project planning.
  • Ability to support and develop junior team members.

What's on Offer

An opportunity to use your accountancy skills and join a growing Global Business in a varied role with continued career progression and development. Salary £35,000 - £42,000 depending on experience, with a working culture focused on achieving a good work life balance!

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