Assistant Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    £33340.00 - £36674.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brent Slocombe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months FTC

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


9 month Fixed Term Contract (Assistant Finance Business Partner) Start ASAP

The role
We are currently have an opportunity for an Assistant Finance Business Partner to join the team in Guildford on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for compiling and analysing financial data, developing processes and training staff on their application, and challenging performance against targets.

Day to day
* Provide support to the regional Finance Business Partner (FBP) in delivering the strategic and operational objectives of the function
* Build and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with staff, supply chain and other stakeholders
* Liaise with regional and national stakeholders to identify potential gaps and risks in financial and governance policies, procedures and controls, and assist with their rectification
* Work with the FBP to develop and deliver training on the financial and governance processes they should be adopting, sharing knowledge and best practice to develop more effective and efficient working practices
* Liaise with Project Managers to produce, on a timely basis and in accordance with the Company's reporting requirements, monthly management accounts and reports, monitoring performance against budget/forecast
* Work with the FBP to ensure the rigorous analysis, review and challenge of forecasted and emerging costs and expenditure, both within year and across the life of any project
* Provide the first line of finance support for the development of robust business cases, providing clear and concise feedback, when required

About you
* Part qualified accountant or actively studying for a CCAB qualification, or AAT qualified with finance, governance and commercial experience
* Experience of using industry standard accounting systems, and working knowledge of MS Office components, especially developing and maintaining spreadsheets
* Ability to document financial and management concepts and processes effectively in written form
* Experience of delivering financial information in a verbal manner, upskilling the audience, to be able to understand the information and use it appropriately
* Experience in engaging effectively with staff at all levels and with different technical understanding
* Ability to grasp the complexities of the business and understand the implications of applying specialist knowledge
* Experience of working within a fast pace finance environment and ability to prioritise workload
* Experience of working well within a team environment