Finance Business Partner - Group Central

  • Job Reference: 132897
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Retford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Finance Business Partner - Group Central

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experience Finance Business Partner to join the PIB Group. You will work with the key cost centres and functional areas in the Group centre to provide insight into financial performance, aid planning and forecasting and deliver a strong reporting process.

Responsibilities:
  • Annual budgeting for Group central cost base as well as longer term planning (3 year)
  • Liaise with Group Head of Finance, Group FP&A and Divisional Business partners to define budgeting process, particularly Group central cost base requirements
  • Quarterly reforecasting and reporting, including liaising with relevant budget holders for updated outlooks
  • Monthly reporting on central cost base, including variance analysis, monthly report to the Group Head of Finance, and commentary around performance
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required, including requests from internal due diligence and the M&A/Corporate finance team
  • Act as IT Business Partner to provide insight and a strong understanding of one of our largest cost bases, including supplier cost analysis, user/cost modelling, and working with the Head of IT and IT Supplier manager to gain insight into spend profile
  • Working alongside Group FP&A on Capex reporting and updates
  • Aid Integration of newly acquired businesses into any central budgeting requirements
  • Work with the Group central management accountant to ensure deadlines are met, and efficient working monthly processes
  • Helping Group Head of Finance report and deliver any cost synergies to reduce overall spend, both on existing and newly acquired businesses
  • Driving cost centre performance and working with the budget holders to maximise opportunities
Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 year commercial Finance experience working in a fast-paced growth environment
  • Finance business partner experience within a Group environment and responsible for a large cost base with budgeting and planning experience as well as monthly reporting
  • Have the ability to manage multiple stakeholders, including Senior executive management, be able to work to tight deadlines and be highly analytical with attention to detail
  • You will need to be comfortable dealing with and leading through ambiguity and rapid change, be an ambitious self-starter who can take responsibility and work effectively under pressure
It would be desirable if you are ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified , however is isn’t essential

Previous experience working in the financial services would be an advantage for this role.

Further information

As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
PIB has a comprehensive learning & development framework, including professional study options and apprenticeships which are available to all employees, and which will support your career development
Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
PIB Group are committed to improving their environmental impact in a responsible way. From the individual actions that our colleagues take every day through to installing the right facilities across our premises, there are many measures in place to help reduce PIB’s carbon footprint.

We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business. If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you. PIB operates a flexible working policy, and our management teams will talk to you about how that would meet both your flexible working needs and those of the business and role you are applying for. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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