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Finance Business Partner (IT)

Job Title: Finance Business Partner (IT)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Bens
REF: CG1310ITFB_1507912548
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an award winning FTSE 250, renowned for its loyal customer base and highly enjoyable working environment, is looking to source a commercially astute, career-minded Finance Business Partner to join the IT Finance Team.

Your key stakeholders will be the CIO and Head of Digital, supporting their teams to manage project budgets and continually challenge costs, as well as providing valuable commercial and financial insight to aid decision making.

Main duties include:
* Managing and leading process for IT Finance through open communication with stakeholders including flash and actuals reporting
* Reporting of monthly performance through preparation of IT Management Pack
* Managing £35m Capital and £10m P&L project spend
* Identifying risks and opportunities and articulating impact to full year numbers
* Reviewing and evaluating investment cases for all projects ensuring correct classification of capital and P&L spend and benefits are clearly defined and achievable
* Leading process improvement initiatives within IT Finance
* Managing and developing 1 qualified Finance Analyst
* Coaching IT staff on key accounting concepts

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a broad accounting knowledge as a foundation and exceptional business partnering skills that enable you to educate and engage with non-finance stakeholders. You must possess 'best in class' analysis skills and be capable of identifying core issues and provide assessments grounded in logic.

Excellent communication skills are essential in this role, as you must be capable of building relationships at all levels, as well as utilising a natural credibility to influence decision making and challenge the status quo where necessary.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious Finance Business Partner to join an organisation known for retaining and rewarding top talent, as well as providing a fast-paced and vibrant culture, where passion for the brand is at the very core.

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