Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
Up to £65000 per annum + Subsidised travel benefits
15 Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021
JN -012021-1997905
Dominic Tivey
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This Finance Business Partner will provide a high-quality forecast, period end reporting, analysis and partnering service within a defined area of the business ensuring that directors and managers have timely, accurate and appropriate financial information to deliver financial objectives and support business decision-making. This is a pivotal role to support business leaders to drive financial accountability.

Client Details

Our client is a well recognised rail franchise hubbed in London


This Finance Business Partner will be responsible for key activities including:

  • Completion of high-quality forecasts, budgets & corporate plans to required deadlines
  • Production of periodic analytical reporting to meet business area requirements to required deadlines and use technology to automate and drive standard and efficiency where possible
  • Provide financial guidance and dedicated partnering to deliver insights to support the business in their decision making
  • Provision of insight driven modelling and analysis of business activities to improve business performance and build budgets and forecasts that take into account the business performance and strategy



  • Degree or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant
  • A strong working knowledge of financial systems (Oracle is the present financial system)

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the business
  • Ability to be intuitive and proactive in troubleshooting problems
  • Ability to forge successful & challenging relationships across the business
  • Excellent presentation skills and an ability to explain complex financial issues to a non-financial audience
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and financial modelling skills

  • Significant experience in a commercial financial, analysis and planning environment
  • Evidence of commercial acumen and able to demonstrate a broad based view of issues, events and activities and a perception of their longer term impact or wider implications
  • Demonstrable ability to assess situations and appropriately prioritise key information and issues.

  • Experience of rail or similar transport industry
  • Experience of change management
  • Experience of project accounting

Job Offer

  • Finance Business Partner
  • Salary - £65,000
  • Recognises pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised travel benefits acrossnational rail and tube networks
  • This employer supports flexible working and abides by current guidance.
  • Flexible and remote working will continue to be available for all employees


  • Application deadline: 21 January 12pm
  • Interviews: Commencing w.c 25/01
  • In order to be considered, applications must be accompanied by a short statement outlining your suitability and fit for this role.

  • Offices are based in Central London
  • This client operates in the Transport and Rail sector

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