Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £36000 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Reference: 3428172_1538809205
Contact Name: Henry Clarkson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2018 08:00

Job Description

Finance Business Partner Bradford

Your new company
An exclusive job to Hays based in Bradford.

Your new role
The Finance Business Partner will provide expert financial knowledge to the Leadership team.They will enable effective, commercial, strategic and tactical decision making, ensuring robust business plans are in place and give assurance over financial governance and control. The role will also act as interface between Account to Report and the Business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Active member of Leadership Team, taking responsibility for non-financial matters as well as key financial accountabilities
  • Working together with Finance Business Partner community on common business issues and objectives
  • Manage relationships with Account to Report to ensure financial data is provided in a timely accurate manner
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial data
  • Timely succinct performance data, commentary and recommendations to assist Leadership Team to make timely decisions
  • Develop commercial business proposals in conjunction with Operational Managers and other Business Support Units to enhance performance of the business in line with our performance commitments
  • Work with Leadership team to ensure delivery of business and financial performance by regular delivery to colleagues, senior managers and directors on current financial position risks, opportunities and forecasts
  • Accountable for creation of rolling Business Plans that are realistic and robust with clear identification of risks and opportunities and are linked to performance commitments
  • Challenging and working with operational managers to drive out performance and savings
  • Regular engagement with external stakeholders, such as contract partners/Environment Agency
  • Ensuring Totex view is taken in all business decision making including contract partner management
  • Accountable for adherence to Company standards, policy and procedure and following Business Process Management ethos, to ensure regulatory and legal compliance and maintenance of ISO accreditation
  • Responsible for standards, policy and systems within the remit of the role being up to date as a knowledge source for others

What you'll need to succeed

Knowledge and Skills Required Essential:

  • Qualified accountant (or equivalent commercial discipline supplemented by significant financial experience);
  • Finance business partnering experience at a senior level
  • Commercial experience and acumen
  • Ability to interpret and apply a legal contract
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience of cost negotiation / contract management
  • Ability to prioritise workload and delegate effectively to colleagues
  • Ability to articulate complex information
  • Able to work effectively in a matrix style team
  • Able to be assertive, whilst building and maintaining strong working relationships; and
  • Able to provide challenge to colleagues of all levels of seniority


  • Experience of full financial responsibility for a standalone operation
  • SAP experience, particularly with Plant Maintenance (Work Management)
  • Good working understanding of direct and indirect job costing, and pricing work

What you'll get in return

Salary: Up to £42,000 + Annual Bonus + Car/ Car Allowance + Pension + Private Healthcare + 28 Days Holiday

What you need to do now
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