Interim Senior Finance Business Partner

Gloucestershire Temporary
  • This is a 12 month contract
  • Based in Gloucestershire

About Our Client

My client are a highly reputable business based in Gloucestershire who have an excellent market reputation and a strong standing in their field of expertise.

Job Description

The key responsibilities within this role are:

  • Strategic finance focus:
    • Actively gain insight into current activity and future intentions to apply this knowledge into management analysis to support strategic decision making
    • Develop reporting formats to promote insight and awareness of each business, and assist in decision making
    • Support the ventures with business planning and decision support/scenario analysis as required
    • Understand the overall operations of the business and assist the team to implement effective processes to support the financial administration and control of the business
  • Operational finance focus:
    • Build strong relationships with key operational stakeholders to be the conduit into Finance
    • Providing constructive challenge to help drive the performance forward
    • Use insight gained to ensure month end figures accurately represent each period's activity, collaborating with the management accountants to improve transactional processes
    • Prepare informative commentary to support the results of each month and lead the P&L review meetings to the senior finance team
    • Use awareness of each business to monitor risk and opportunities to include in analysis, and feed into each forecasting update
    • Oversight of capex spend to ensure budget and business case approvals are correctly observed
    • Preparation of regular forecasting and annual budgeting for each of the businesses
  • General Responsibilities
    • Ensure all issued reporting is robust, compliant, and consistent and that it supports both current activities and future growth requirements
    • Contribute to the development of the FP&A processes to drive best practice and embed professionalism
    • Responsible for managing all regular reporting requirements for the businesses
      • Internal requirements for each entity
      • External requirements for stakeholders including banks, trading partners, other interested parties (management reporting, non-statutory)
    • Actively develop content and format of reporting, identify areas of improvement, and follow through to implementation of system-based output
    • Proactively identify areas of improvement and work with others to implement and see these through to completion
    • Other ad-hoc work as required

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A fully accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc.)
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office suite, in particular advanced Excel modelling tools (Power Query/Power BI skills also an advantage)
  • Exceptional forecasting and analytical skills with the ability to challenge
  • Excellent communication skills in order to interact between Finance and other key stakeholders and teams throughout the business
  • Strong working ethics and be dynamic and enthusiastic to drive the Group's performance

What's on Offer

There is a very quick start available for the successful candidate and a competitive salary on a FTC basis. This will be a hybrid working arrangement with a mix of office and home based working and will not accommodate candidates looking to work fully remotely.

Ryan Hirons
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Ryan Hirons
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