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Finance Business Partner

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: April 30 2018

Job Description

One of the UK's leading Bar groups is now looking for a Finance Business Partner. After a few years of consistent growth the group needs a commercially minded qualified accountant to bridge the gap between operations and head office accounting in a newly created position. The ideal candidate will have a 3+ years of post qualified experience in a commercially focused environment and must be an excellent communicator.
Key duties:
  • Be the primary contact for business stakeholders for financial insight and understanding, working with the business area to improve financial understanding and compliance with finance processes and, where necessary, challenge and pursue revenue and cost improvement actions
  • Work with ops teams to ensure a consistent approach to business case preparation to comply with the Board approved Investment Appraisal methodology. This will include conducting post implementation and financial benefit reviews for all projects
  • Be responsible for providing forward looking financial information to key stakeholders and budget holders as well as the CFO, leading regular business review meetings to deliver insight and identify risks and opportunities
  • Lead the forecasting and budget cycles for the group's portfolio
  • Work with management to formulate strategic and long-term business plans, leading the completion of a 2 year plan for the group's planned expansion
  • Manage one team member
Key Requirements:
  • Is a qualified accountant.
  • Possesses a strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills
  • Can demonstrate experience in investment appraisal methodologies
  • Has technical accounting competence
  • Is an expert in business process
  • Has a Strong Business Awareness
  • Is always on the hunt for the next opportunity to deliver value
  • Can interpret and explain the analysis you provide, turning these into actionable plans

Desirable

  • Experience of commercial finance including business partnering or stakeholder engagement
  • Worked in a multi site environment before

The perks

  • Travel benefits
  • discretionary bonus
  • A great pension.
  • Exclusive discounts and perks.