Finance Business Partner


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May 17, 2023
Job Type
£30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A large, multi-site manufacturing business in Cumbria are looking to strengthen their finance team by recruiting a Finance Business Partner. With a turnover of approximately £150m, the business employees almost 1,500 staff across various international locations, both in the UK and overseas.

With people being their greatest asset, the organisation boasts an excellent culture where staff are truly valued at all levels.

This is an excellent springboard opportunity for a career driven individual seeking a business facing role which includes many hands on aspects within finance. You may be an ambitious graduate with hands on experience in finance, be AAT qualified or already be studying CIMA or ACCA. (A full study package will be offered to the successful individual to complete CIMA/ACCA).

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

The successful candidate will receive:

• A competitive starting salary
• A dedicated mentor and ongoing training
• A full study package
• 1 day home working per week
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• Company pension, matched up to 9%
• Income protection
• Death in service, 4 x salary
• Family health care cash plan
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Company sick pay
• Free on site parking

Your New Role as Finance Business Partner:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role acts as a key business partner to a range of internal stakeholders, whilst supporting with routine tasks within the finance function. Specific responsibilities will include:

• Assisting with the preparation, review and communication of financial results
• Management of the fixed asset register
• Inventory management
• Review of plant efficiencies and manufacturing overheads
• KPI analysis and reporting
• Supporting with budget preparation
• Provision of ad hoc analysis and reports as required
• Being a key player in various projects relating to continual improvements and business performance

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The ideal candidate will offer a minimum of 1 years’ experience within a finance function and have either completed a degree, AAT L4, or be actively studying CIMA or ACCA, with commitment to become fully qualified. Strong systems skills are required including good Excel ability and strong communication skills are imperative to thrive in this role.

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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