Compass Group

Finance Business Partner

Compass Group
Competitive salary + benefits
11 Jun 2024
11 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Finance Business Partner

Up to £70,000 dependent on experience 

Car/Car allowance

Mobile/Hybrid working - 2 days at client sites per week

Access to a range of benefits including:

Private Health Insurance

On-going training & development

Aviva DigiCare+ – Employee Annual health check, Digital GP, Mental Health Consultations, Nutritional Consultations, Second Medical Opinion

Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)

  • Free meals when on site
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Holiday Purchase scheme

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance professional to join our team in Compass in an influential and high-profile role delivering financial and commercial support to one of the company’s largest regions.

The Finance Business Partner will continually improve service levels, cost effectiveness and add value to commercial activities undertaken through effective business partnering. You will have visibility on site to support operators as and when the business requires and line manage and develop a remote finance teat work in each contract.

As Finance Business Partner you will partner a Regional Business Director, ensuring strong commercial and operational decision making, managing financial risks and opportunities for the region whilst also developing strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

You will also be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Working with the wider finance team to continually develop KPIs and ensure that end users are focusing on the right metrics to drive sustainable profitable growth
  • The preparation and review of annual budgets and reforecasting
  • Preparation and review of monthly management information including in depth variance analysis and underlying performance reporting
  • Prepare monthly business review pack and present at MD/Head of Finance monthly meeting
  • Balance sheet reviews and compliance with Group Accounting Manual, maintaining a full and up to date understanding of SAP and Nexus
  • Promote working capital improvements through timely, accurate contract billing and active management of debt ledgers, also completing working capital forecasts
  • Calculate and manage the financial risks and opportunities arising from volumetric and other contract mechanisms
  • Financial oversight for all contract amendments and service pricing, ensuring pricing strategy is applied consistently
  • Challenge and appraise investment decisions
The successful Finance Business Partner will:
  • Be CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified with 3+ years of post-qualification experience 
  • Have commercial experience gained in large contract management
  • Be experienced in the preparation and review of budgeting and forecasting in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrate advanced excel and modelling
  • Show evidence of Business Partnering with non-financial colleagues up to a senior level
  • Be comfortable working with uncertainty and in a fast paced environment
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • Display well-developed critical thinking and problem solving with an ability to clearly present outcomes and influence stakeholders
  • Be results orientated, with ability to take decisions when necessary and the resilience to be challenged
  • Be a team player but with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Have previous line management experience
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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