Finance Business Partner

Location: Blyth

Salary: Up to £50,000pa + Excellent Benefits

Job ID: 165530

Are you a qualified accountant seeking a challenging new role? Do you have experience of partnering closely with senior management personnel? Do you want to work for leading UK organisation with unique facilities, research and engineering capabilities? If so then this could be the ideal opportunity for you!


My Client, based in Blyth are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their team and take full ownership of the P&L and Balance sheet activity of the site. You will be a key member of the finance team, ensuring a robust financial control environment where accurate and relevant management information is provided to both internal and external stakeholders.


You will be required to:


  • Partner closely with the testing and validation team providing key financial support where required.

  • Attend monthly Testing & Validation direct reports meeting and add value by reporting on the financials. Obtain a deep understanding of planned activity and forge strong working relationships with the Testing & Validation team to benefit the business.

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for commercial arm

  • Recognise appropriate revenue on a monthly basis for the commercial and collaborative research and development activity in Blyth, ensuring regular challenge with senior stakeholders where appropriate

  • Develop the commercial pricing and company overhead recovery model suggesting/implementing improvements where applicable

  • Assist in the annual budgeting/forecast process by gaining a deep understanding of our Blyth site activity, whilst working closely with key members of the Testing & Validation team to ensure an accurate reflection of financials

  • Regular review of Blyth site core costs such as rates, insurance and electricity, ensuring best value and thereby aiding the optimization of core funding

  • Oversee preparation of monthly management accounts for ODSL subsidiary WEBS

  • Assist in completion/review of ODSL monthly balance sheet reconciliations

  • Obtain and collate monthly overtime timesheets, ensuring appropriate authorisation before passing to colleagues for inclusion in monthly payroll

  • Monitor and maintain petty cash records for Blyth site

  • Carry out annual fixed asset verification exercise to ease auditors concerns on any potential impairment issues

  • Ensure finance procedures are being adhered to at all times

  • Ad Hoc Projects as required given the rapid growth of the business



If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please send an up to date CV, along with a supporting statement highlighting your suitability for the role to now to apply.



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