Are you looking for a move into finance as a full-time job?

Are you qualified / part qualified in accountancy?

Have you got experience in support management of a contract catering / retail catering site?

I am recruiting for a contract catering client who is looking for a Finance Business Partner.

The post is extremely commercially focused and is pivotal in supporting the business as part of the day to day running of an £8m commercial contract catering site.

The Finance Business Partner will play a key role in ensuring accurate reporting of the monthly results and compiling the annual operating plan and deliver ad hoc financial analysis to support business decisions

Main Duties

  • Working within the Finance team to ensure timely and accurate completion of monthly management accounts
  • Partnering with the business leads to prepare full annual operating plans and periodic forecasts.
  • Close working relationship with the finance team to ensure accurate and timely billing, efficient payroll reporting and driving improvements in the working capital.
  • Detailed financial analysis and presentation of financial information to support decision making.
  • Develop and report KPI’s relevant to the business.
  • Support operations teams with cost management of client contract costs.
  • Support business adherence to group financial governance processes.

Person Specifications

  • The Finance Business Partner will be a qualified accountant ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA or qualified by experience, ideally, with 3+ years of commercial experience, have experience in the catering/retail sector, excellent analytical skills and an ability to understand and solve complex issues.