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Financial Accounting Business Partner

Salary £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Location Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00075471
Published 2 months ago

Job Description

Financial Accounting Business Partner | Derby (Hybrid)| £55,000 - £62,000

Macildowie Finance is currently working on a position offering the opportunity to work for a leading, FTSE 100 business, based in Derby.

This role is hybrid and will be a rough 3/2 split office/home working (although flex is required a peak business times)

Recruiting for a Financial Accounting Business Partner, this job will report to the Financial Controller. The job is being recruited because the current post-holder has been promoted internally.

Although this role is a technical one, there is a significant amount of business partnering involved, with a variety of internal stakeholders. The role does not have much month-end responsibility.

Key Responsibilities

This role will allow you to gain excellent insight into the breadth of the business, the key issues facing the business and exposure to senior management and external partners.

  • To develop accounting judgements, in response to: 1) New product and service offerings; and 2) Changing commercial and contractual arrangements with customers and suppliers.
  • Drafting of the Group Audit Committee papers that capture the key accounting judgements
  • To liaise with the Group Finance team to monitor emerging accounting and reporting requirements, assessing the impact on the business, and developing a view on relevant consultations
  • To lead on the implementation of new accounting standards (IFRS 15/16) and other reporting requirements, including - developing interpretations of new requirements and establishing and managing teams to implement these requirements addressing both Group and sector considerations
  • To support the preparation of the financial documentation and statements.


  • Qualified Accountant - ACCA, ACA or CIMA (ideally from a top 10 audit firm - but this isn't essential)
  • Educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience ideally in a numerate discipline
  • Excellent communication, leadership and influencing skills with an ability to create and agree workable solutions.
  • Good technical accounting experience; appreciation of FX and statutory treatment of balances
  • A strong Finance aptitude with a track-record of delivering within committed timescales and maintaining customer focus.
  • Resilience, problem solving and good judgement - this role is often the first call for issues and queries, for which no clear answer exists or prior knowledge available

Most importantly we are looking for a positive, driven and adaptable individual that is able to bring people with them on the journey. We are a people focused organisation and we are looking for someone with great communication and collaboration skills as well as fresh, diverse thinking to bring to the table.

Package - £55,000 - £62,000

If you want to join a successful small business with potential to grow then give Tom a call today, lets start the conversation and tell you more about this great job. 07973833069

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