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Regional Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £5k car allowance + 14% bonus
REF: MTF14951_1563534108
Contact Name: Matt Funge
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Regional Finance Business Partner
Watford, Hertfordshire
£70,000 - £75,000 + benefits including £5k car allowance + 14% bonus

A fantastic opportunity has come up with a major construction client based in Watford for a financially astute Finance Business Partner to join their sizeable team. The successful candidate will be a Qualified accountant with significant PQE, and also be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and suggest solutions to issues wherever necessary. Experience of managing a team is also necessary, with 11 direct reports across the wider operational finance team.

Job purpose
As a senior member of both the Finance function and the Projects team within the company, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of projects, including regular reporting to senior colleagues in line with company procedures/deadlines and ensuring effective daily management of your team. The projects will involve maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure of the national road network around the United Kingdom.

Key responsibilities
* Close relationship building with members of the Leadership Team, to facilitate keeping them fully updated and knowledgeable about all financial details within the specified region you are responsible for
* Regular collaboration with key senior members of the Finance team to increase efficiency, maintain a high-performance level, and ensure that best practice is followed at all times
* Provide support and assistance with business winning activities - such as providing the relevant colleagues with cost models and risk assessments as required

Knowledge & experience
* Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/ACMA/CIMA) with significant senior PQE
* Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail when required, but also the ability to step back and look at things from a wider perspective if necessary
* Thorough and current knowledge of financial and management accounting practices
* Excellent people management skills and the ability maintain a strong team dynamic
* Exposure to practical application of accountancy practices in a business environment
* System implementation experience is a bonus

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