Finance Business Partner

Company Details

A Large FM business recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to be based in Glasgow.

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

On offer is a competitive market salary.

Hospital and Education.

The Finance Business Partner will be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate. Main responsibilities, skills and experience include:

• The “face of Finance” at the local level – communicating to/from the Operating Contract to Finance.

• Partner with the Contract team by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance.

• Provide expert accounting, reporting and all necessary financial expertise for the sector/contract.

• Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting.

• Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team.

• Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable.

• Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI’s.

• Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector/contract.

• Manage the delivery of all financial processes to their BU.

• Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives.

• Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client.

• Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives.

• Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving.

Experience;

• Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role

• Good financial & commercial acumen

• Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy

• Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills

• Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills

• Excellent planning & administration skills

• Being open to innovation and new ways of working

• Innovative thinking and can do attitude

• Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system e.g. SAP

• MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint