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We are Hiring.

As our Finance Business Partner, you will focus on driving improved performance and cost control – building, developing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders within our Sales/Commercial and Operational teams. Analytically minded, you will act as conduit between Finance and the wider business, presenting financial data in a way that is understood by all – contributing to delivery of our must-win battles and key priorities.

This role would suit a Management/Financial Accountant looking to progress into a more typical business partnering role – we will support and develop you to attain this, and you will join a well established, forward thinking, collaborative team as part of your journey.

As Management Accountant/Finance Business Business Partner, you will:

  • Produce monthly management accounts with precise analysis and insights, including variance analysis and KPI’s
  • Contribute to preparation of forecasts & budget for all elements of P&L, supporting control of Capital spend
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations, preparation and review to identify and eliminate risk
  • Facilitate and participate in regular review meetings onsite with all stakeholders and budget holders to manage costs and advise on performance
  • Provide assistance and good practice training to our business on finance and internal controls
  • Supporting the annual statutory reporting process, implementing and monitoring financial controls across all departments and sites to ensure adherence
  • Provide assistance and good practice training to our business on finance and internal controls
  • Ensure all monthly reporting is completed accurately and in accordance with company timetable and requirements
  • Ensure relevant business area & company meets profit requirements, challenging robustly but appropriately where required

In order to be successful in this role, you will:

  • Ideally hold or be working toward completion of a recognised accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • IT/systems – JDE, Hubble & Cognos preferable with a strong understanding of Excel (Macro knowledge is desirable)
  • Possess a strong understanding of trading conditions, key business drivers and stock demand/supply process – ideally within a Manufacturing environment, though this is not essential
  • Show understanding of financial systems and controls in line with SOX compliance
  • Be comfortable challenging status-quo when required, with demonstrable influencing and negotiation skills

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people from minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Here at Ibstock PLC we are dedicated to building belonging, empowering you to be your true self by offering a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note, it is our policy to verify all relevant qualifications. You will be required to provide substantive proof of your qualifications, that we can verify them with the awarding body.

Ibstock PLC are committed and passionate about building a diverse environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, disability or age.

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