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Assistant Finance Business Partner

Stafford, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Assistant Finance Business Partner to join a leading energy business, that builds its success based on the dedication and commitment of its team.

Integrity, quality, and a can-do attitude are a number of values that play a significant part in their continual growth. With this business you can be part of a community that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and supports you in your personal development.

About the Role

The Assistant Finance Business Partner will provide accurate and timely financial information. Provide support to the Finance business partner to assist with the effective running of the business unit. They are required to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with the Operational and Administrative staff within their BU. They will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, have strong commercial awareness, and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Key objectives
• Responsible for the finance and control of the entire BU.
• Advises and supports the Business Unit Manager and operational staff by providing and interpreting analytical information to enable effective decision making.
• Provides support in ensuring that the rules, principles and the internal control requirements of the group are met.
• Ensuring the Business Unit meets all its reporting obligations.


  • Ideally Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA, Degree or equivalent accounting qualification.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills are imperative for this role.

  • The person will need to be a confident communicator, across all levels both internally and externally.

  • Ability to translate financial analysis in to clear strategic objectives.

  • Friendly and approachable manner, able to build and sustain relationships based on trust at all levels.

  • Quality and Accuracy.

  • An eye for detail, focused on quality and accuracy, within a in a face paced environment, without compromising deadlines.

  • Ability to use sound judgement to ensure the appropriate messages are delivered.

  • Strong financial skills applied in a project costing context.

  • Ability to analyse and interpret variances.

  • Good knowledge of basic accounting functions such as AP, AR, Timesheets.

  • Cash Management.

  • Strong IT skills in particular, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Knowledge of Oracle preferable.

  • Able to plan and deliver projects within agreed timeframes.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Ability to influence others.

  • A self-starter who can work on their own initiative but also be able to work effectively as part of a team.

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