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Finance Business Partner - 12 Month Contract

  • Location Essex
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH130368

This Best Company/ Employer of Choice is seeking a 12 Month Contractor to come in as a Finance Business Partner to support the a number of non finance individuals with finance business partnering.

Key Accountabilities or Duties:

  • Be an effective and trusted business partner for Commercial, Insight and Marketing teams. Providing financial analysis, advice and proactive support.
  • Drive improvements in reporting, processes and use of systems.
  • Responsible for the management reporting of these areas which primarily includes:
    • Monthly analysis of overheads and marketing expenditure, challenging the status quo and identifying opportunities to improve financial performance
    • Monthly preparation of Regulatory reports
    • Reviewing team structures and vacancies, approving new heads that the teams wish to recruit and ensuring managers remain within approved budgets
    • Ensuring costs are accurately reported at month end
  • Prepare the annual budget and re-forecasts for these areas, working closely with team managers to understand team structures, resource requirements and other overhead plans
  • Analysis and tracking of marketing expenditure and funding mechanics
  • Provide quality adhoc and regular analysis to influence management decisions
  • Proactively come up with new ideas to challenge current processes and assumptions.
  • Build strong relationships across the finance team and wider business
  • Be a key driver and implementer of the business change agenda - simplification and agile working - sharing best practice across the organisation