Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear & Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Richard Sutton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8907

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


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Role Summary

The Finance Business Partner will provide accurate and timely financial information. Provide support to the General Manager to assist with the effective running of the site. They are required to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with the operational and administrative staff within their site. They will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, have strong commercial awareness, and be able to work in a fast paced environment. They will have a dotted line reporting into the Group Finance Director providing monthly reports and management accounts.

Key Objectives
  • Responsible for the finance and financial control of the entire site
  • Advises and supports the General Manager and operational staff by providing and interpreting analytical information to enable effective decision making
  • Provides support in ensuring that the rules, principles and the internal control requirements of the Group are met
  • Ensure the site meets all its financial reporting obligations

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

General Accounting
  • Make sure transactions are accurately recorded in a timely manner and in accordance with the group and accounting rules
  • Justification of the Balance Sheet figures by performing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare all month end tasks such as accruals, prepayments and closing of ledgers
  • Monitor and report off-balance sheet commitments
  • Be prepared to develop/apply the technical accounting knowledge obtained in their professional training to ensure the correct treatment of financial transactions

Payroll & Tax
  • Undertake the Payroll and payroll processing duties ensuring the appropriate working rules with respect to pay are applied
  • Handle all aspects of the healthcare scheme (submissions and claims) which covers, Pension, Sick Pay, Life Insurance and Personal Injury payments
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns 
Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Be actively involved with the annual budget preparation process
  • Regular analysis of KPI’s such as invoice lag, debtors, variances and productive hours
  • Analyse and explain overhead spend and variances to budget
  • Provide analysis to forecast the performance of the business against budget in order to aid decision making
  • Data mining and manipulation to help with the points mentioned above
  • Assist the General Manager in obtaining market intelligence to facilitate strategy and budget formulation

Project Accounting and Monitoring
  • Support the Project Managers in understanding their projects
  • Coach/train Project Managers on the Project Accounting Systems so they can effectively monitor their projects
  • In conjunction with their General Manager perform quarterly project reviews to ensure the project performance is properly and prudently assessed

If this role is of interest then please send your CV via the normal system

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