Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    South Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Want be hands on in a commercial business, influencing key decision making?

Sewell Wallis are looking for a confident candidate who possesses exceptional communication skills to work in a brilliant, all-encompassing Finance Business Partner role with a well-established company who have a great reputation.

The Finance Business Partner is a brand new role within the team designed to strengthen their operation within their central finance function.

This is a hands on role that requires a confident, well rounded accountant who can demonstrate the ability to influence decision makers at stakeholder level. The successful candidate will take full accounting responsibility for one part of the business from invoice posting, to preparing the management accounts pack and presenting the full board pack with commentary. Further duties include;

- Production of monthly management accounts and supporting schedules.
- Review and explain variances to budget/forecast/previous year. Producing support for all nominal ledger balances
- Maintain fixed asset model to enable easy extraction of half year and year end summaries, ensuring profit/losses on disposals are identified and fully documented on a timely basis.
- Maintain cash book and ensure bank reconciliation is accurate and items posted on a daily basis.
- Effective purchase ledger ensuring that, supplier data (contact details/terms/relevant notes etc.) is properly maintained and up to date, all expenditure has been appropriately authorised prior to input to the purchase ledger, payments are made to suppliers agreed terms and purchase ledger balances are fully reconciled to supplier statements and summarised on a monthly basis.
- Complete the production of half year and year end audit files to agreed timescales
- Attend warehouse stock takes to ensure these are carried out accurately and appropriately as required.
- Own the margin report for the company identifying any anomalies and carrying out extensive reviews of products to ensure correct margins are being achieved.
- Review stock price file and ensure goods are invoiced at correct price.
- Monthly stock reconciliation of the company's multisite warehouses.
- Identify areas for improvement in the utilisation of the existing finance and warehouse system.
- Ensure that corporate credit card statements are distributed and returned with all appropriate receipts obtaining authorisation in respect of any missing receipts. Produce and post the analysis of expenditure and VAT.
- Assist with the production of supporting information for tax computations and resolution of any subsequent queries.

Suitable candidates will have;

- A can-do, get up and go, self-starter attitude and relentless work ethic
- Relevant management accounting, margin and stock analysis and business partnering
- Excellent Excel and technical systems skills
- Good inter-personal skills and able to communicate appropriately at different levels
- Self-motivated and ability to clearly demonstrate that all tasks essential to the job function have been properly fulfilled.

For more information please 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 www.sewellwallis.co.uk