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Strategic Finance Business Partner

£42000 - £45000 per annum
Ref: BBBH8249_1502719529
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Job Description

In this high profile role you will act as a Finance Business Partner to Operations, providing high-quality financial support, and ensuring that they take the correct investment decisions.

The ideal candidate will work with business across the group to influence strategy and business outcomes, collaborating with managers to further policy goals, offering expert analysis and interpretation, presenting options to resolve problems and exploit opportunities and support informed financial decision-making.

All about the role...

Our client is looking for an ambitious candidate who can provide high-quality financial support and challenge the business where appropriate. Key responsibilities in this role will include:

* Advising on key business planning assumptions, challenges and opportunities, ensuring that relevant advice is sought on business cases and their financial affordability
* Ensuring that financial benefits and impacts from business cases are built into the planning process and that the realisation of financial benefits are properly monitored
* Providing support and advice to programmes and projects, including attending relevant boards..
* Presenting the economic context to businesses across the group - interpreting and explaining financial data in order to drive performance
* Ensuring timely implementation of agreed internal audit actions. Ensure that the team makes a significant, positive contribution to the achievement of the business's vision, proactively engaging colleagues in departmental teams and external business.
*To undertake training and development activity with the team in order to ensure consistency of approach / efficiency of service provided and to enable colleagues to meet clearly defined standards.
* To ensure budget managers in service areas are compliant with the quality and timeliness of submissions.

Who the client is looking for…

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with related post-qualification finance experience who has the ability to work and communicate effectively with key individuals across all levels of the organisation.

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have:-
* Strong system and Excel skills.
* The ability to build and maintain strong relationships and to use these relationships to get results.
* Awareness of the wider business agenda and ability to appropriately prioritise and manage competing priorities in line with this.
* Credibility with senior stakeholders to ensure your opinion is valued, given and sought.
* The ability to challenge senior stakeholders and operate with appropriate impact and influence.
* Good commercial and analytical thinking.
* The ability to continuously seek opportunities for improvement and drive actions to a conclusion

What's on offer…

* Package on offer is up to £45,000 12.5% Pension 35 Days Holiday
* You'll be given autonomy to spend the time to find the *right* solution.
* Working with great people
* Flexible hours (2 flexi days a month)
* New laptop
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Bonus scheme
* Regular social events

Jobs you may have applied for include Commercial Accountant, Finance Business Partner, Management Accountant, Finance Analyst.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client