Finance Business Partner


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May 16, 2023
Job Type
£60000 - £85000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based in Lancashire, on the outskirts of Preston, this respected and well-known construction business have operated across the UK for decades. Working alongside some of the largest construction businesses, on large scale projects, they are in a period of growth. This newly created role supports an already established finance function. A business known for enhanced benefits, staff wellbeing and also providing opportunity for development and promotion, they are increasing commercial knowledge in a role to bridge the gap between finance and operations.

Salary and Enhanced Benefits include:

• Highly competitive salary based on proven skills and experience
• Enhanced holiday package
• Company pension scheme
• Life assurance
• Financial wellbeing programme
• Car allowance

Your New Role As Finance Business Partner:

The finance team is expanding, this opportunity for an experienced Finance Business Partner shall provide financial leadership and support to large scale construction projects, the account managers and also to wider finance team. Driving profitability, awareness and establishing KPI’s to track performance, you shall drive constant improvement to raise the standards. A key to the decision making process. This position with hybrid working is a value-add role in a capable finance team.

Main role duties:
• Managing the process of setting annual targets, budgets and the 5-year strategic plan
• Partnering across functions, challenging peers to deliver / over deliver the financial performance both monthly, quarterly and annually
• Lead on the planning processes for various high value contracts as well as managing risk across the contract lifespan
• Cashflow management, ensuring accurate forecasts are maintained
• Stakeholder engagement to deliver detailed financial planning, ensuring ownership throughout the business
• Take responsibility for various contracts of £10million+
Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this role you shall have a proven track record in a Finance Business Partner role. With a strong academic record you shall also be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA or QBE with advances skills on Microsoft Excel. A strong communicator, and able to influence the decision making process, you will also be skilled in presenting financial data to non-financial stakeholders.

Salary & Reward On Offer:

With a raft of benefits, Car Allowance and the opportunity to add value, your new role will also provide the scope to deliver change. With exposure to key decision makers, your role will be varied and interesting, challenging process and impacting the wider business through engagement and liaison with key figures in the organization.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker 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. 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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