A fantastic opportunity has become available for a qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) Finance Business Partner to join one of the world's most unique and inspiring Publishers.
The Finance Business Partner is a pivotal role supporting the CEO, CFO and the Senior Management Group, providing high-quality business partnering and accurate, actionable financial analysis and insight to the team.
To provide financial expertise to drive informed decisions and optimal return on resources and investments, driving insightful financial analysis and value-oriented support to the business.
To prepare timely and accurate management accounts, budgets and rolling forecasts including weekly sales reports.
Responsible for the creation of month end reports, Board packs and commentary in collaboration with the senior team; presenting the business story through the presentation of financial data.
Work with the senior team to develop KPIs and a dashboard to record and track progress.
Develop pricing methodologies suitable for products and engage in scenario planning and financial modelling to support new ideas and opportunities.
To undertake financial analysis to identify trends using data and business information and
Provide value added support, ensuring that non-financial stakeholders have a clear understanding of the financial information available and communicating potential risks and opportunities, pro-actively challenging plans where appropriate.
Play a key role in cross functional initiatives by assuming day-to-day project leadership and enabling cross-departmental collaboration.
Work with the finance team to identify opportunities for improvements to process and systems, acting as superuser for the Oracle Netsuite system.
Ad hoc project work, which may include preparation of business plans (e.g. new product launches, brand extensions etc), financial modelling for performance improvement.
The ideal candidate:
Must be Fully Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA).
Must have a strong finance background, with a deep knowledge and understanding of budgeting, forecasting, reporting and financial analysis with strong technical accounting skills
Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.