Finance Business Partner

Location Belfast, Northern Ireland
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email:
Contact phone: 07525 413 563
Job ref: J5 - MG
Published: 28 days ago
Expiry date: 26 September 2021

We are working with a leading All Ireland business that is looking for a Finance Business Partner to join its Belfast finance team.

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager, the successful candidate will have the responsibility of accounting for several key areas of the company’s Operating costs, and oversight of the procure to pay process. This role will supervise the work of a graduate trainee and an accounts payable assistant.

Playing a pivotal role in developing and maintaining relationships with budget holders and department managers across the company, this position will partner with the business to enable managers to maximise their budgets whilst delivering against strategic objectives, driving improvements and offering high standards of service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversight of Operating Costs 

  • Monthly reporting & analysis (supported by Graduate Trainee)

  • Production of monthly LBEs and annual Business Plans 

  • Regular meetings with budget holders to help plan and manage operational budgets

  • Working Capital analysis and forecasting

  • Monthly reconciliation of key P&L and Balance Sheet accounts

  • Completion of weekly cashflow forecasts to assist with Group cash planning

  • Preparation of consolidated reports for monthly and quarterly accounts

  • Supervising Graduate trainee and Accounts Payable assistant

Applicants must have the following:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant with recognised accounting body with 1-2 years PQE

  • Experience in producing management reports including detailed variance analysis, or alternatively candidates can come from an audit background

  • Experience in management of multiple stakeholders (internal and external)