Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
LHH Recruitment
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
11 Jun 2024
Job Title
Accountant
Category
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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