Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner

LHH Recruitment
United Kingdom
10 Jun 2024
11 Jun 2024
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Contract Type
Full Time

LHH are currently working with a leading Crawley based business in the recruitment of a Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner on a permanent basis. The role forms part of the Finance Business Partnering team and will involve being a strategic partner in driving the financial decisions that the business makes.

The role will involve month–end processes and deep dive analysis along with supporting on a wide portfolio of IT projects, so a background in partnering with an IT / IS function would be highly advantageous.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Produce accurate monthly management accounts which represent company performance.
  • Identify and investigate variances to plan and ensuring these are communicated to the business – leading to the identification, and implementation of strategies to ensure success.
  • Challenge the business to achieve our goals.
  • Attend monthly management meetings with the relevant departments and presenting financial information.
  • Lead on analysis of IS projects, including full analysis of costs to date vs the budgets/forecasts, and implementing an accurate forecasting process.
  • You will prepare the annual budgets and quarterly forecasts – ensuring the business both understand and buy into the final product.
  • Reviewing IS business cases and set up benefit trackers

Key skills / experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Proven business partnering skills, ideally within an IT / IS function
  • Commercial mindset with a focus on continuous development and improvement
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge senior stakeholders as needed.
  • Strong system skills – Experience of Power BI would be advantageous.

The role is being recruited on a Hybrid basis with the office in Crawley

Salary is circa 55k plus bonus and good benefits

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