What will you be doing?
Primary activity is business partnering and driving optimal business decisions
Business Partners also lead Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting outcomes
Develop plans and actions with the business to achieve strategy through negotiation, knowledge sharing and offering challenging advice
Use insights to advise on decisions to reduce cost, and increase profit and revenue, balancing financial performance with the customer value proposition
Use your knowledge of, and insight into, available data, business issues and drivers to advise others on how to generate required reports, analysis and recommendations
Encourage rigour and a financial mind-set for business decision making
Supports operational business decisions and advises on action to maximise business value, taking into account wider impacts of decisions
Challenges and supports functional leaders to improve performance and manage risks and opportunities
Act as a single point of contact for business function into finance
Own the financial strategy behind local plans e.g. a framework around where to invest to achieve the best returns
Provide input and challenge into decision making from both a business and financial perspective
What experience do I need to have?
- Accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent
- Good communication
- Desire to progress