Finance Business Partner - Growing Technology Business

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Technology Digital & Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Disc Bonus + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

  • Job ref:

    03092018lnh2_1535972217

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Goodman Masson

Finance Business Partner

Role Description

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.

Develop an understanding of the cloud product portfolio and it's performance, supporting the Cloud P&L owners in honing forecast accuracy, driving margin performance and divisional growth strategies.

Cross-functional support

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.

Capex

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

Qualification

Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA accountant

Required Experience

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

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