Assistant Finance Business Partner

London, City of London
£35000 - £41000 per annum
18 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Jake Pitts
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time

An exciting role as a Finance Assistant Business Partner working in the city of London.

Client Details

My client is a global construction services company.


The key responsibilities for the role of Assistant Financial Business Partner will be:

  • Operate as a business partner to the Enabling teams providing financial analysis.
  • Make Informed decisions by providing analysis of costs.
  • Develop annual budgets and maintain forecasts of cost recovery ensuring appropriate charge out rates are set and communicated to Commercial teams.
  • Work with Finance Shared Service team and Enabling teams to ensure complete and accurate monthly recharges of costs to projects and overhead.
  • Working with Finance Shared Service team to review recharges of overhead costs prior to posting.
  • Monitor and take appropriate action to ensure full recovery of Enabling teams' costs.
  • Monthly review of group recharge costs and manage correct allocation within Business Unit.
  • Accruals and prepayments and balance sheet reconciliation preparation.
  • Assist with review and clearance of inter-company transactions.
  • Assist in the production of month end Management Reporting packs.
  • Assist with monthly forecasts and Annual Budgets.
  • Assist with the appropriate allocation of staff costs to projects
  • Assist with production of monthly cash forecasts.
  • Assist with the production of long term cash forecasts.
  • Work with Finance Shared Service team to ensure that both internal and external accounting policies and standards are adhered.
  • Support the Finance Business Partner and Finance Shared Service team in setting up new projects.
  • Assist Finance Business partner in preparation of financial information to enable Commercial teams to best manage the project spend / Cost Value Reconciliation position.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to support commercial driven projects


The successful candidate will ideally have/be:

  • Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Solid management and financial accounting knowledge.
  • Good communication skills - experience of liaising with financial and non-financial staff members
  • Experience of using Financial Systems and strong Excel skills
  • Relevant construction industry or project/contract management industry experience.
  • Confident in making decisions within policy guidelines.
  • Able to manage competing objectives through organisation and prioritisation of own work to deliver on time.
  • Use facts and data to influence an outcome.
  • Must be able to participate, share knowledge and contribute to decision process.
  • Willingness to question to develop own and others understanding.

Job Offer

A competitive salary of £36,000 - £41,000 dependant on experience and an extensive benefits package.

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