Below is a typical job description for a Finance Business Partner which we hope you find useful. If you need any assistance with recruiting a Finance Business Partner in Lancashire or North Manchester we would love to hear from you.

Finance Business Partners are accountants who work alongside different departments, providing financial information and analysis to senior management helping them make more informed decisions and driving business strategy.

The main duties may include:

  • Responsibility for the reviewing commercial performance
  • Support business planning by providing financial analysis and modelling
  • Identify and measure key success drivers
  • Providing finance and business support to commercial, sales and operational staff
  • Support decision making with data and insight
  • Responsible for providing accurate and timely finance information
  • Calculate monthly work in progress/comment on variance analysis
  • Production of the monthly business performance pack
  • Work with non- finance managers to drive the budgeting process
  • Contributing to ad hoc financial projects as required as part of the overall finance function

Person Specification

Typical qualities of a successful Finance Business Partner include:

  • CIMA / ACCA  / ACA qualified
  • Strong financial modelling and Excel skills
  • Highly IT literate, comfortable operating and learning new systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills