Finance Business Partner

England, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Apr 28, 2021
May 26, 2021
JN -042021-2567380
Dan White
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
  • Commercial opportunity providing business-critical insights to maximise decision making profitability
  • Play a key role in the commercial finance function of a dynamic, high-growth business

Client Details

Our client is a dynamic, fast-paced organisation who are working through a period of significant change. They are headquartered in the East Midlands, and need the right commercially-minded Finance Business Partner to help fully inform business decision making from a financial perspective.


You will play a critical role within the commercial team, performing budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for all financial aspects of this exciting business. This information will support all Directors & senior managers across the company, meaning this is a high-profile opportunity which requires considerable change management ability.

The main goal is to create an excellence centre for first-class management information. In order to do this, you will ensure careful financial planning & cash-flow management to underpin profitable growth while providing insight to support strategic decision making across the organisation.

This is the perfect role to not only challenge you, but to build upon pre-existing commercial financial planning, analysis & business partnering experience. Here, you will:

  • Deliver financial and operations targets through planning, monitoring, and forecasting
  • Develop a network of strong business relationships with a variety of internal stakeholders
  • Be responsible for developing, implementing and managing a cost control framework for both investment and contract management
  • Identify opportunities to remove and/or mitigate cost from the business in conjunction with senior staff
  • Establish clear ownership of the numbers which you handle
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting process for function to deliver a robust plan
  • Act as a catalyst for change and deliver process improvements across the company
  • Provide expert advice and an independent view to the Finance Leadership Team, CFO and wider team
  • Be able to present & share complex data in an engaging and insightful way which can be shared with audiences across the business
  • Be able to interpret and articulate key trends and insight from the numbers, and make considered challenges and recommendations which the business can action
  • Complete ad hoc duties as & when required


  • Broad range of accountancy skills - fully qualified accountant (e.g. ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Experience in a commercial finance environment operating at a senior level across multiple products and services
  • Proven commercial awareness with a strong technical grounding and process-improvement mindset
  • Self-motivated, resilient and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Good understanding of finance systems (particularly SAP, BI, Anaplan)
  • Computer literacy/numeracy
  • Competent in the use of Finance Systems including Sage, Harvest, Salesforce (preferred)

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Finance Business Partner, Nottingham
  • Potential to progress into senior management / Director-level role

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