Finance Business Partner


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July 6, 2022
Job Type
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A privately owned and rapidly expanding business in Preston require an experienced Finance Business Partner to join their finance function. This is a newly created position due to growth as a result of various large contract wins and further expansion is forecasted. This is a commercial role which provides business partnership, financial information and support to drive strategic achievements.

This is a permanent post, however my client is also welcoming applications from candidates who would be interested in providing immediate interim support whilst the recruitment for this role is in process.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

The successful Finance Business Partner will receive a competitive starting salary; 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; wellbeing benefits; some flexibility around working hours; and commitment to development opportunities to enable career progression.

Your New Role as Finance Business Partner:

Working in a friendly team of approximately 12 finance professionals, as Finance Business Partner you will report to an engaging Head of Finance to deliver commercial and analytical information for the business. Duties will include:

• Deliver and interpret accurate weekly/monthly P&Ls
• Provide detailed cost analysis, highlighting any variances and trends
• KPI reporting and review of KPI data to identify areas where processes and performance can be enhanced
• Work cross-functionally throughout the business, delivering and advising on financials, challenging where necessary
• Support key stakeholders with business case development, providing ad hoc analysis to aid effective decision making and continued business growth

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful individual will be fully qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with experience in a Finance Business Partnering capacity. Commercially driven, you will be analytically minded with extensive Excel ability, comfortable with analysing large data volumes, ideally with exposure to data visualisation/dashboards. The proven ability to influence and challenge is required, demonstrating excellent communication skills.


This is a business facing, varied and fast-paced role where you will be able to add value in many ways. Once established in your new position, career advancement opportunities will become available as the business continues to grow.

As stated above, a permanent role is available however applications are welcome from individuals interested in providing short-term temporary support whilst the recruitment/notice period is in process.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. As market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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