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Strategic Finance Business Partner - Bristol

£80,000-£90,000 - Commercial Finance
Ref: 654 Date Posted: Friday 24 Nov 2023


International business based in Bristol has an exciting opening for a Strategic Finance Business Partner to work as part of the wider commercial finance team.  Supporting and driving performance, you will act as a key catalyst in supporting the delivery of the strategic plan, providing highly relevant insight into business performance and owning much of the strategic planning and investment appraisal process.  Key will be your ability to quickly grasp the true value-drivers of the business and apply this lens within your sphere of influence



As a Strategic Finance Business Partner, you will support the leadership team in developing the 3-year strategic plan and coordinate the process of translating the strategic plan into the annual financial plan, aligning both the bottom-up view and top down target.  You will work with teams across the business to support accurate accounting and then deliver timely, accurate management accounts for distribution to non-financial stakeholders.  You will provide detailed reporting on performance, support decision-making and embed finance business partnering across the business, developing enhanced organisational financial management capability by providing support and financial advice.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of timely & accurate financial analysis & forecasting
  • Reporting on financial & commercial performance and preparation of regular leadership reviews
  • Analysis of past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and making recommendations
  • Identifying and driving process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and dashboards
  • Developing automated reporting/forecasting tools to increase team productivity


About You

As a Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with c5-8 years PQE, with technical accounting and commercial accounting experience, you will be an individual who thrives on the challenge of adapting quickly to a fast-paced environment.  You will be comfortable presenting financial information clearly to non-financial stakeholders and possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with financial and non-financial individuals at all levels of the organisation.  Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, and the ability to work fluidly with information are inate skills you will bring to the table.  Benefits include bonus, flexi-time, 25 days holiday.  Although based in Bristol, the client offer a full agile working policy.