Grant Thornton UK LLP

Assistant Finance Business Partner (happy to discuss flexible working)

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
17 Jan 2022
16 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Part qualified
More than you expected

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.

Job Description:

Assistant Finance Business Partner

Birmingham - or can be flexible on UK location


Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals.

The Finance Business Partner works with the client facing teams to drive financial literacy, to chase and embed good discipline around core business processes, and to design and monitor suitable KPIs. There is regular interaction with the business through distribution, analysis and actions from standard reporting. The team aims to embed a "comply or explain" approach with individuals at all levels throughout the business with regards to core processes.

We're happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we'll support you to balance your work and life.

A look into the role

As an Assistant Finance Business Partner within our Finance Business Partner team, you will support with:
  • Annual budgeting and rolling forecast
  • Standard costing and annual updates to the costing model
  • Finance and business reporting
  • Periodic WIP valuation
  • Maintenance of key processes and data

Knowing you're right for us

Joining us as an Assistant Finance Business Partner, the minimum criteria you'll need is to be a newly or part qualified accountant (ACA or CIMA preferred) with previous finance analyst or management accounts experience. You will also need good IT and communication skills. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don't worry if you don't tick every box, we'll help you develop along the way.
  • Experience of working in professional services, or in a complex matrix structure organisation
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Well organised and able to work to deadlines
  • Able to train and coach others in use of systems and processes

Knowing we're right for you

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

Our open and accessible culture means you'll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That's why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.

Beyond the job

Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you're with outside of work matter, that's why we're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you'll be giving back to society. It's that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what's right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It's how it should be.


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