Finance Business Partner

Salary/Rate:£55,000 - £60,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are currently representing our client, a global professional services business based in Sheffield as they look to appoint a Finance Business Partner.

The successful candidate will join a high-performing team and will join a business with a fantastic culture that is not only supportive and collaborative but also offers great opportunities for career development. The role is based in Sheffield but they work on a hybrid basis so it’s easily commutable from Rotherham, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Leeds.

This business is transforming from a business process, systems, MI reporting and business partnering point of view and is therefore looking for an experienced and motivated Finance Business Partner who will add value in this journey that they’re on. The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with specific service directors and other budget holders and ensuring that there is rigour and control over the management and reporting of costs. This will include BAU analysis and reporting, cyclical work such as the budget and reforecasting processes and ad-hoc analysis.

 What will you be doing?

  • Influencing senior stakeholders and acting as a trusted advisor to the business by providing valuable commercial insights and challenges to cost plans.
  • Take the monthly MI and commentary to the Service Directors, highlighting progress against budget/reforecast, highlighting any emerging issues, potential challenges, and proposed actions.
  • Ensuring Headcount data is prepared, reviewed and commentary given on any variances.
  • Working with the Costs Senior Business Partner to provide a consistent, insightful and regular reporting and data set across specific Service Areas.
  • Ad hoc analysis, reporting and modelling on a range of costs across the Firm.
  • Analysing costs to identify trends, where the business might mitigate identified risks or overspend and working with the Senior Finance Business Partner to implement changes.
  • Investigating and seeking remedies for discrete issues which may be adversely affecting business performance.

 What skills are we looking for?

  • ACA/ACCA qualified and looking to make their first move from an Audit background.
  • Excellent Excel modelling experience, adept at analysing large data sets and a confident, concise communicator with non-finance.
  • Experience with PowerPoint presentation preparation and delivery.

 What’s on offer?

  • Salary of up to £60,000.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays with the opportunity to buy more if desired.
  • An extensive benefits package including bonus, pension plus many more.
  • Excellent working conditions, a modern office and first-class technology.

Send us your CV below, or contact Kayley Haythornthwaite for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: KAY/4923Post Date: 25.06.24

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