Finance Business Partner

Covering London and Southern based contracts

The Finance Business Partner is a new role within the Churchill Commercial Finance Team, supporting the Management of four of our core Business Units (Chequers, Churchill Electrical and Business Services, Churchill Environmental Services and JV Price) to provide best in class functional support. 

Reporting into the Commercial Finance Director, The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for ensuring that the financial aspects of a contract are clear to all parties when acting as the trusted advisor to the Operations team. Supporting the management of all commercial aspects of the business including pre-contract and operations, you will be expected to manage commercial risk and opportunity, resolving contractual and commercial problems as and when they occur.

As Finance Business Partner you’ll be:

  • Implementing and presenting budget/ quarterly forecasts per Contract
  • Financial analysis & modelling including target operating models, continuous improvement, and benefits realisation. 
  • Working with the Managing Director to support the future direction of the business to identify financial and commercial risks and potential mitigations.
  • Assisting in the completion of month end and subsequent delivery of high-quality monthly management accounts and reporting, including headcount reporting, variance analysis and appropriate commentary.
  • Maintaining profit margins through proper application of contractual terms.
  • Monitoring and reporting of commercial issues and procedures through monthly contract reviews.  Resolution of disputes with supplier and customers to avoid litigation.
  • Supporting cost management, trending estimating and forecasting of projects.

As Finance Business Partner you’ll have:

  • Qualified accountant or equivalent commercial finance accreditation with experience in a similar role
  • The ability to work with transactional detail with management reporting, budgeting and forecasting experience.
  • Proven experience of business partnering and commercial acumen, with proven capability to communicate financial performance to senior stakeholders.
  • An interest and experience in driving improved financial performance within a business.
  • Use of Power BI or Tableau is an advantage but not essential. 
  • Experienced in reviewing / negotiating / drafting / amending high value facilities management contracts.
  • Strong negotiating skills.

What we offer you

The opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing specialist FM providers in the UK. This means that as our teams continue to grow, so can you.

The good stuff

  • We are employee-owned, making you a beneficiary of our future success.
  • Two paid volunteering days annually – from beach cleans to supporting your local community. You choose…
  • More than 250 perks and hundreds of exclusive deals and discounts
  • Lots of training, development & apprenticeship opportunities to grow and progress your career.
  • Our Mosaic committee & Mental Health First Aiders leading the change on all things Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion at Churchill
  • All year-round recognition and annual awards programme to thank our shining stars.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Churchill is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seeks to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest network. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity.

Reasonable adjustments

Please let us know if there are any adjustments, we can make to support you during our recruitment process. We’re happy to help.
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Job Tenure: Permanent Full Time

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