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Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Junior Muya

  • Contact email:

    junior.muya@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-34777

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-12-15

  • Startdate:

    2023-12-01

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

TXM Recruit is working in partnership with an award-winning organisation on an exciting new project in Stevenage. They are looking for an experienced Finance Business Partner to become part of an ever expanding and skilled team on a permanent basis.

The primary responsibility of the Finance Business Partner is to ensure that the Company financial policies and procedures are rigorously applied within the contracts under remit. This will include acting as a business partner to the operational management teams to enable maximum financial performance whilst also ensuring risks are minimised. You will also be responsible for effective procurement on the account in line with budget stipulations

Responsibilities
  • To ensure accuracy and integrity in all financial reporting for contracts under FM remit including full compliance with all relevant Group and US Accounting Policies
  • Verifying that financial controls are in place, constantly looking to strengthen and improve where possible
  • Set up and compliance of all account procurement processes
  • To support the Account Director in achieving business objectives through proactive management of the financial and procurement affairs of the account under remit including:-
  • Extensive liaison with site-based staff and operational management
  • Regular reviews of 90 day debt and assisting the account teams/Credit Control department in resolving any issues and collecting overdue balances
  • Monitor unbilled WIP to ensure works are billed in a timely manner
  • Financial and procurement awareness/process training for Operational staff
  • Ensuring that the Head of Support Services are fully appraised of any areas of concern/default
  • Recruitment, training and motivation of any subordinate finance and procurement staff within the contracts under remit
  • Such other duties as may be required by management
  • Provide proactive business and commercial advice and support for service development opportunities, major projects and key organisational initiatives that ensure that sound commercial decisions are taken and financial risks are understood
  • Provide advice and deploy plan to ensure employees have a sound understanding of commercial procedure, processes and strategies for the service and project activities undertaken within the contract
  • Plan and deploy risk mitigation strategies throughout the business including integration with business unit managers and other commercial units
  • Develop and track monthly benchmarking data & KPI's for high level risk across the contract
  • Liaising with clients to advise on commercial improvements to the benefit of the contract operation
  • Management of contract financial teams
  • Financial responsibility for multiple sites (circa £30m annual revenue)
Skills & Experience
  • Professionally qualified with post qualification experience or qualified by experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrable staff management experience – training, appraisal, development and support
  • Experience of a high volume service environment is essential
  • Previous experience of managing both a finance and procurement function
  • Contract based accounting experience
  • High levels of spreadsheet (Excel) proficiency
  • Experience of JD Edwards System is preferable but not essential
  • Good commercial acumen/awareness
  • Good communication skills – at all levels
  • Flexible, adaptable approach
  • Team player and self starter
Up to £70K Per Annum
40 Hours per Week
Overtime is calculated at x 1.5 Monday - Friday, x 1.5 on Saturdays, x 2.0 for Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Based Onsite in Stevenage
  • 25 days holidays + Bank holidays
  • Holiday Buy Scheme - up to 5 days
  • Industry leading Maternity & Paternity Policies Real Living Wage Employer
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Extensive Learning & Development opportunities - including opportunities for progression.
  • Discount Shopping, Gym, Days Out
  • Bike To Work Scheme
  • Medicash - Health cash plan - Benefits covered include dental, optical, physiotherapy and a health & wellbeing.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Offering guidance and advice on Personal, Health, Legal and Financial queries.
  • Occupational Health - Making a positive change to Health & wellbeing at work.
  • Various Rewards & Recognition Awards
TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you