Assistant Finance Business Partner

London (South)
24 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Engie are recruiting for an Assistant Finance Business Partner to be based in Blackburn. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary. The role holder will report to the Finance Business Partner. Be an effective partner to the business, providing support, challenge, expertise and a clear framework as appropriate Main Responsibilities / Duties Include The “face of Finance” at the local level – communicating to / from the Operating Contract to Finance Assist business partner with partnering with the Contract teams by providing financial information and interpretation, undertaking proactive analytical and other investigations, contributing to developing a better understanding of the business and improving operational performance Provide accounting, reporting and all necessary financial support for the sector / contract Balance sheet and Cash flow forecasting Assist in the production of the Medium term Cash Budgets for the Central Finance Team Work with contract management to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the contract are both challenging and achievable Under guidance from BP Partner with the contracts to shape and manage performance KPI’s Source and inform the central team of the specific requirements and specifications of the sector / contract Assist with the delivery of all financial processes to their BU Provide proactive input into contract negotiations and contract decision making initiatives Attend contract / sector committees and meetings as required, including meetings with the client Intervene where required to support compliance and alignment objectives. Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities Drive for value at the bottom line, with a focus on revenue enhancement / protection and on cost saving opportunities Monthly management accounts in line with current accounting standards Owners of P&L and Cashflow Qualifications Studying towards qualification (CIMA, ACCA) Previous relevant experience in a Finance Business Partner role Good financial & commercial acumen Ability to analyse complex data with accuracy Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills Excellent problem solving, analytical and customer service skills Excellent planning & administration skills Being open to innovation and new ways of working Innovative thinking and can do attitude Strong IT skills with excellent working knowledge of ERP system e.g SAP MS Office including Excel, Word and Powerpoint For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. Any applicant requiring relocation will need to do this at their own expense. There is no re-location package with this job role. Any internal applicant must inform their manager before applying. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers. This job was originally posted as