Finance Business Partner
The Management Accounting Team are responsible for providing timely and accurate financial and KPI information reflecting the performance of the Group. The team work as business partners to managers across the Group to help them analyse and understand the performance of the business and, ultimately, make smart decisions that will enable our business to grow while delivering excellent products and services to our customers
The Finance Business Partner is responsible for the production of accounts for the mobile division.
Duties and Responsibilities
Production of monthly management accounts
Manage production of monthly accounts across the trading entity, with a focus on timelines and accuracy as well as delivering insightful analysis of the results.
Ensuring that the management accounts are produced in a coherent and consistent manner and in a way that mirrors how the business is run.
Forecasting and budgeting
Contribute to the continuous improvement of financial and KPI forecasting processes that build on the insight contained in the management accounts and which prompt the appropriate discussion with P&L owners.
Become a business partner to the Cloud Product team, delivering monthly and ad hoc. analysis (e.g. product-specific revenue and margin analysis) that complements the management accounts and enables smart commercial and operational decisions.
Track capital expenditure related to Cloud sales and expansion of the Group infrastructure, and support the Cloud Product Team in capacity planning and capex forecasting.
Integrity of accounts
Ownership of the balance sheet for the Cloud entities under your responsibility, and a point of contact for the audit team.
Continuous Improvement & Change Programmes
Continuously improve the organisation of work, processes and data integrity affecting the management accounts.
Be a change leader in delivering cross-departmental changes required to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Groups accounting and forecasting.
Integration of accounting processes and systems across multiple entities.
Drive consistency of revenue classification and reporting definitions.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA accountant
Experience of producing a profit and loss account and balance sheet for an entity/division
Strong accounting acumen (e.g. revenue recognition, capitalisation, intercompany accounting principles)
Experienced in using Sage 200 or equivalent, and efficiently accessing data required to review and interrogate
Experience in a commercial environment working closely with non-finance teams is preferable but not essential
Proven record in identifying and delivering opportunities for continuous improvement
Experience successfully managing audit requirements
Strong communicator with excellent stakeholder management skills
Advanced Excel skills
Other Skills, Qualification & Experience
Strong commercial acumen
Demonstrates a solution orientated approach
Highly organised, with the ability to multi-task
Strong attention to detail