Finance Business Partner


Finance Business Partner

Business Area: Finance

Place of Work: Leicester (Syston)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

Flogas Britain is the second largest LPG supplier in the UK and has over 30 years’ experience providing alternative energy solutions to domestic and commercial customers. Part of DCC plc, a sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group headquartered in Dublin, Flogas is a highly successful business that places people at the heart of our organisation.
Key responsibilities of the role will include;
Key business partner to Technical & Engineering
• Co-ordination and delivery of regular and month end reporting for business partners to understand their performance and help form priorities
• Delivering insight through clear and understandable reporting, KPIs and trend analysis providing support and challenge to cost centre owners with a view to controlling cost, maximising efficiency and creating value
• Being a key part of the Technical & Engineering management team, taking the lead for finance as well as credibly participating in discussions as a trusted partner
• Developing and managing annual operational and capital budgets
Capital expenditure & management of Fixed Asset Register
• Working with the team on their capital expenditure proposals to ensure accuracy, robustness and commercial value
• Carrying out post investment appraisals to measure success of delivery and guide future projects
• Tracking of expenditure versus budget and highlighting of key under/overspends
• Tracking and monitoring Projects capitalised and challenging the validity of these in line with the Capex policy
• Ensuring completed Projects are capitalised accurately onto the Fixed Asset Register on a monthly basis
Job Costing
• Introducing standardisation in Job costings for Medium/Large Projects and following up with post investment appraisals
• Increasing the level of monitoring of Smaller projects to ensure jobs are continually being delivered within the estimated job cost
Resource Model & Contractor review
• Developing an understanding of resourcing requirements by geography and Job type and ensuring this aligns to current Resource employed/contracted
• Delivering insight into reasons for and frequency of Job Aborts and then using this to create a set of guidelines to help bring down the cost of Aborts and increase resource efficiency
• Regular review of contractor rates & performance to ensure best value, i.e. weigh up complexity of job with hours required and rates paid versus cost in house
What do we want from you?
• Professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
• Experience of working in a commercial / operational environment
• Business partnering experience, able to work effectively with non-finance professionals
• Able to quickly interpret data and spot trends, and draw conclusions from potentially incomplete datasets
• Experience of Qlikview or other BI tool (Tableau, Power BI etc) – preferred but not essential
In return, we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday pro rata, plus statutory entitlement and death in service.


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