Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner - Wigan, North West

Ref: 870Thursday 9 May 2024


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Are you looking for a commercial finance role? We are seeking a finance business partner for a growing services business in Lancashire with some travel across North West offices. The Finance Business Partner will join an experienced  finance team and will play a pivotal role in supporting and partnering with various internal and external stakeholders across the organisation.  You will provide financial insights, analysis, and strategic guidance to drive informed decision-making, improve performance, and maximize profitability. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant with extensive experience within business partnering and management accounting  you will be commercially focused with strong interpersonal skills to influence key stakeholders.


Financial Analysis and Reporting:

    • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis to support business planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
    • Prepare accurate and timely management reports and performance metrics for relevant stakeholders.  
    • Provide a consolidated view of profitability and performance of contracts and ensure costs are allocated accurately
    • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities to provide actionable insights to business units.

Business Partnering:

    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams
    • Act as a trusted advisor to business leaders, providing financial guidance and support to drive strategic decision-making.
    • Proactively identify opportunities for cost optimization, revenue enhancement, and operational efficiency

Budgeting and Forecasting:

    • Lead the annual budgeting process by working closely with department heads and the SLT  to develop realistic financial plans aligned with business goals.
    • Monitor and track budget performance, providing detailed understanding of how current trading performance compares to budget.
    • Assist in the monthly forecasting process, ensuring accuracy and alignment with business expectations.

You will be a qualified accountant with good all round management accounting skills, demonstrable commercial acumen and possess the drive and personality to influence key decision makers.

In return the client is offering a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package including 25 days holiday, private healthcare, a clear career path and a hybrid working environment ( 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home.) 


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