Finance Business Partner- Fixed Term Contract

Job summary
Fixed Term Contract (maternity cover for 10 months)

28 hours per week with the flexibility to be worked over four or five days

We are recruiting a Finance Business Partner to join our Finance department in Manchester.

This particular role will look after three areas; CEO, CA and our subsidiary business Doublestruck.

Working with the Director and Management team of a designated business unit, you’ll create and develop a valuable business partnership providing high quality financial analysis, advice and guidance that enables the division to delivery its strategic goals.

About You

You’ll enjoy the challenges of:

•developing and educating managers on the financial implications of business performance, decisions and strategic initiatives
•challenging and influencing Directors and Managers in regard to their financial plans
•using critical evaluation to make commercially strategic and tactical decisions for your designated business areas
•increasing financial awareness across the business, encouraging process improvements
•coaching and mentoring team members to increase department knowledge and level of expertise.

You’ll have:

•an accounting qualification with some post-qualification experience
•experience of working in management accounting paired with good working knowledge of management accounting methodologies and techniques
•comprehensive experience of business partnering in a commercial environment
•experience of using financial systems and tools including ERP
•lots of proven experience of effective stakeholder engagement
•highly effective consulting and negotiating skills.

What’s in it for you?

We recognise the contribution our people make, and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package, including:

•a competitive salary
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•5 paid days per year for voluntary service
•a contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme.

How to apply

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter including your current and expected salary as one document via our website.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 November 2018. However, applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our adverts sooner.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. AQA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.