Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + PHC, pension

  • Contact:

    Philippa Templeton

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


A large, successful corporate UK business based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, is seeking a Finance Business Partner - to support and challenge the Operations and Support teams, with a key focus on cost control and efficiency optimisation.

The business is growing substantially, and they need a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) to join their friendly and high-achieving finance team, to help drive and achieve their commercial goals and strategy.


The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for:

  • To partner with the business, in particular the operations team, to drive quality analysis and stakeholder management.

  • To understand the business, challenging and interrogating data to identify improvement opportunities.

  • To prepare and present the annual budget to the heads of department, providing rigour and challenge as appropriate.

  • To undertake quarterly forecasts, tracking performance and carrying out trend analysis to update annual budget as appropriate.

  • To undertake monthly variance analysis.

  • Overhead management of cost centres for Operations and Support profit centre - and consolidation of all overhead costs.

  • Over-sight of all change activity investment decisions including appropriate accounting treatment, benefits realisation and tracking against approved spend.

  • To provide robust, forward-looking insight to drive data driven decision making in the business.

  • To prepare, analyse and make improvement recommendations for ongoing spend and savings.


As the successful Finance Business Partner, you will be a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) and are likely to have significant experience in a commercial finance or forward-thinking Management Accounting role, working closely with the operational side of a business to drive improvements and cost control. You will need to have high attention to detail and accuracy, and work in an organised and methodical fashion.

In person, as this is a business-facing role, we require a people-person who has the ability to build relationships at all levels across the company, someone credible and confident, and an influencer. You will have commercial acumen and understanding how the business functions economically - including key performance indicators to drive future improvements.


The successful Finance Business Partner will receive a salary of up to £50,000 (dependant on experience), plus a discretionary bonus (company and individual performance based); private healthcare, contributory pension scheme, and other benefits to financially enhance your package.

To apply for this excellent Finance Business Partner role based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, please apply with your CV at your earliest convenience.

Other locations easily commutable to Stoke on Trent include: West Derbyshire, South and South East Cheshire, and North East Shropshire

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