Finance Business Partner

Salary/Rate:£50,000 - £75,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Sheffield

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a global service sector company who are increasing their focus on finance business partnering. We’re recruiting a Finance Business Partner to join a growing commercial team.

This company have unbeatable benefits and a highly sought after culture. There’s also ample opportunity for organic progression within the growing finance function.

The business’ increasing focus on finance business partnering has only enhanced the demand for commercial finance support and analysis. The wider commercial finance team has been an area of investment, both by way of increased resource and investing in new technology, as the function supports our Partners at an international level. 

What will you be doing?

  • Influencing Senior Stakeholders and acting as a Trusted Advisor to the business by providing valuable commercial insights and challenge to cost plans.
  • Take the monthly MI and commentary to the Service Directors, highlighting progress against budget/re-forecast, 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?

  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA qualified.
  • Ability to analyse and model financial data and prepare concise reports to assist strategic discussions – must be an advanced user of Excel and PowerPoint (Power BI advantageous).
  • A continuous improvement mentality to support development of self, business processes and interactions.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Confident presence, and interpersonal skills that enable effective engagement and collaboration with the departments senior leadership.
  • Flexibility and able to adapt readily to changing requirements and circumstances.
  • Dynamic problem solving abilities; finding creative, commercial and pragmatic solutions.
  • Ability to build relationships with, and influence, senior stakeholders to ensure our commercial perspective is clearly communicated.
  • Ability to flex working style to collaborate across functions and geographies and adapt to change. 

What's on offer?

  • 8% bonus
  • Hybrid working (2/3 days in the office)
  • Enhanced pension
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Ability to buy 5 extra days holiday
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity
  • Career progression – this business promote internally where possible
  • Plus many more

For more information contact Faith Collins.

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: FAI/4857Post Date: 07.06.24

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