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Finance Business Partner

  • Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Commercial Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Controller / Manager, FP & A
  • Date posted: 10/09/2018
  • Job reference: J386085A

This global organisation in the engineering services sector are looking to hire a Finance Business Partner to work within the Defence Technology sector of their business, based in Bristol.

This area of the business is following a growth strategy aimed at doubling the size of the business within a 5 year window.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the business development and tendering budgets are reported in an accurate and timely fashion and effectively managed at all levels within the business

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary up to £50,000 per annum
  • Flexible benefits including pension scheme, cycle to work and 25 days holiday
  • Permanent position with a true industry leader
  • Genuine Career progression opportunities available

About your new role

Key duties will include:

  • Managing the Business Development & tendering quarterly forecast and budgeting process for current and future years.
  • Providing Monthly dashboard reports of spend against the BD & tendering budgets.
  • Providing information and advice to the Heads of Business Development for decision making on overheads and budgeting in future years as well as bid planning based on annual budgets.
  • Developing good working technical relationships with Finance managers in all entities to ensure budgets are maintained locally and at a top level
  • Working with the tendering managers in all parts of the business to ensure bidding costs are accurately represented in the budget forecasts.
  • Provide insight and recommendations relating to value for money propositions as part of the tendering process.
  • Audit and provide assurance of cost models and pricing methodologies throughout the business.
  • Identifying and challenging costs and recharges that are erroneous to the function and working with financial managers to ensure booking codes are policed effectively.
  • Providing financial review of cost models for bids
  • Management and tracking of business development booking codes
  • Providing financial input into bid-no-bid decision process
  • Financial management of all tender activities, including maintenance of appropriate rates within tender pricing models

About you

  • Qualified Accountant desirable - ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Ideally 3-5 year's industry experience Finance Business Partner / Management Accountant / Analyst position or similar
  • Industry experience within Defence, Engineering, Manufacturing or similar is desirable
  • Experience of bids and tenders highly desirable
  • Comfortable dealing with stakeholders up to director level
  • Highly proficient in using MS Excel, with the ability to pick up new platforms quickly

Applicants must have, or be able to obtain, SC security clearance

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact Alex Benton on 0117 9309 748 for further information.

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