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Finance Business Partner - FTC - West Lothian

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2362 Date Posted: Wednesday 21 Mar 2018
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A 6 month FTC has arisen for a Management Accountant with good Business Partnering experience and a positive, energetic personality. This role could go permanent for the right individual. 

The Company

This is a global multisite business with a large manufacturing site in West Lothian. Growth is forecast over the next few years due to high sales/organic growth. 

On Offer

Onsite parking and the opportunity to build a good reputation company wide whilst driving positive change.

The Role

  • The position of Finance Business Partner is partnering to operations and will provide critical strategic, commercial and operational decision support including financial evaluation and control of capital projects, and maintenance and improvement of product costing databases. You will provide a management accounting service in relations to direct costs and providing analysis into operational performance. 
  • Supporting and advising other functions’ strategic and operational decision making through provision of insight and financial appraisals that drives better business performance.   Ensure that financial information is fully understood by non-Finance functions.  Influence other functions to improve financial performance.    
  • Interpretation and analysis of reported operational performance, with recommendations for improvement made and followed through.
  • Monthly accounting, reporting and analysis of material costs, direct labour costs, and distribution costs.  Ensure consist reporting practices between various production sites..
  • Support budgeting and forecasting of material costs, direct labour costs, and distribution costs.
  • Ensure rigorous control of capital expenditure, including monthly capital reporting and forecasting, pre and post investment financial appraisal, and maintenance of the fixed asset register.
  • Supporting the year-end audit process, and responding to ad hoc information requests.   

The Individual

  • ​Qualified or at final stages of an accountancy qualification
  • A track record of continuous improvement
  • ​Be prepared to challenge the status quo and be positive in your behaviours 
  • Focused, driven and versatile