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Finance Business Partner

  • Location
    Cambridge , Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    35000 £ - 43000 £ / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Management Accountancy
  • External Reference
    502015-A

Badenoch & Clark are currently working with an excellent organisation based in Cambridge who are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join the team. The business are in a very strong financial position and have a great reputation. Key responsibilities will include:

Financial Planning & Analysis

*Develop financial analysis to determine the viability of existing or new activities with senior management utilising internal and external data, and preparing relevant commentary and presentation materials.
*Improve outputs and support strategic decision making by working closely with other divisions in the organisation, providing financial analysis and insight. Proactively identify opportunities to add value through financial analysis.
*Communicate at all levels of the business to develop effective collaborative relationships with people across many different parts of the organisation.
*Involvement in all aspects of planning, budgeting and forecasting and analysis of the results.
*Identify opportunities to integrate financial and non-financial data analysis for reporting, planning, product and business development working closely with other product development teams.
*Identify needs and requirements, identify solutions, source and analyse data.
*Develop performance analysis to facilitate delivery of annual target.

Business Support

*Meet with budget holders on a regular basis to consider actual performance against budget and to revise the forecast if necessary.
*Produce timely, accurate and customer focused reports in support of budget holders, including explanations of key variances between actual and budget. Explain and resolve queries relating to revenue or costs.
*Respond to ad-hoc requests from directorates, as well as providing specific financial assistance with functional departments, e.g. CAPEX appraisals, assisting with the setting of annual sales targets, the associated bonus schemes etc.
*Attend and support Directorate meetings (if required).

Supporting the Finance Team

*Produce required information and explanations in support of the production of the annual accounts and statutory audit.
*Provide guidance to the Systems Accountant in respect of the likely impact of proposed systems developments.
*Share knowledge, best practice and assist each member of the Business Support team within Finance with advice and guidance to help the Business Support team succeed.
*Communicate regularly with the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to ensure that they are aware of current issues within the organisation. Support initiatives of the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis and respond positively to requests for ad-hoc reports.

Management Reporting

*Support the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis in the production of high quality Management Reporting on a monthly basis, including supporting analysis, commentary and explanations of the current results, and projected forecast for the full year.
*Maintain an emphasis on continual development of the management reporting including the quality and presentation of information.

Annual Budget

*Work with all members of the Business Support team to develop an annual budget for the organisation that furthers its long term strategic plans.

Ad-hoc Reporting

*Work with all members of the Finance team to produce customer focused reporting and respond to queries from the wider organisation.
*Assist with any other tasks and projects that impact the Finance department.
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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