Finance Business Partner

06 September 20212021-09-06
Barnsley, South Yorkshire

A specialist construction and engineering business with an enviable reputation within its sector requires a Finance Business Partner to support the busy finance function and support the wider business with commercial decision making.  Reporting into the Head of Finance your key responsibilities are:

  • Report on the budgets and financial control activities
  • Monitor the overall performance of a designated areas such that the unit meets all financial and compliance requirements of the company and meets its legal obligations
  • Support the annual budget process
  • Production of timely management accounts with commentary
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Prepare Cost Value Reviews for completed projects to ensure the commercial focus remains on live projects
  • Collate, summarise information from multiple sites and departments to give an overview analysis to finance and non-financial managers using business analytics software
  • Work with the finance and commercial teams and manage the internal controls, processes and procedures
  • Working with finance and commercial teams support the timely completion of the annual insurance questionnaire from the company’s insurance broker
  • Implement and deliver improved all round performance, management information and support corporate goals
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Manage continuous improvement and process improvement

We are looking for candidates from the following background;

  • A newly qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA / ACA / ACCA) who is looking to develop their commercial and operational experience
  • An ambitious team player with strong communication skills and a can-do attitude
  • An inquisitive nature and desire to understand and impact the numbers
  • Attention to detail, ensuring that reporting is both accurate and complete
  • Ability to present complex data, to those with little finance experience, in a clear way
  • A confident IT user with strong Excel skills and an ability to pick up new IT systems quickly


25 days holiday, fleixble/hybrid working and a high performing business with a secure order book and strong pipeline of working giving lots of career progression opportunities