PA Media Jobs as Finance Business Partner at Leeds,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job

Are you working in Finance, experienced in management accounting, and have recently qualified?

Are you ready to take the next step in your career, becoming a Finance Partner within a busy, friendly team?

Enjoy working on a hybrid office/home working model? Are you happy to commute a couple of times a week to Howden?

If you are CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified, living in Leeds, Sheffield, Wakefield, Hull or the surrounding areas then this could be the perfect role for you.

PA Media are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their growing team on a full-time basis, working as part of a team for a well-establish and widely respected organisation, this could be a great next step in your career.

So, what does the role entail?

To proactively partner the managers of the business unit, seeking to drive performance improvement with clearly presented financials and analysis. To maintain a dialogue and challenge on costs with a questioning approach. Complete accurate monthly management accounts, forecasts and budgets in line with agreed deadlines.

What you’ll be doing

As a Finance Business Partner your main responsibilities will be:

  • Delivering accurate quarterly forecast and annual budget information. Supporting the Senior Finance Business Partners in continuously developing the processes.
  • Management Information responsibility for specific allocated departments.
  • Ensure the appropriate management of income and expenses against organisational plans and in accordance with performance measures, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Producing variance analysis with quality and accuracy.
  • Assisting in the production of Group Strategies for your allocated departments. From the group strategies producing and presenting KPI’s to all levels of stakeholders.
  • Providing mentoring to more junior Finance Business Partners.
  • Provide commercial insights, analysis and recommendations in relation to performance assessment and improvement, financial sustainability, and investment cases.
  • Supporting operational managers with projects.
  • Implement and validate non-financial metrics required to be used in reporting.
  • Support the implementation of change to improve reporting to meet the strategic needs of the business.
  • Promote and lead a culture that develops expert insight skills, encourages innovation and the identification of operational and process improvements.
  • Leading and supporting the development of Agresso the Finance Accounting system, including further development of the reporting and the efficiency of finance processes.
  • Involvement in producing returns for external bodies, such as the Group VAT return.
  • Supporting the Senior Finance Business Partners with yearend accounts and audit.
  • Ensuring group accounting policies are consistently applied.
  • Assisting any Senior Management with ad hoc projects and queries.
  • Protecting the company in respect of financial or any other applicable matter brought to the Management Information teams attention which could potentially cause business or reputational damage. Responsible for escalating such matters to the officers of the company & collaborating on timely and successful resolution.

Who you’ll be

We want to make sure you’re set for success so the key skills we’re looking for in the role are below.

  • Excellent communication and people management skills
  • Results orientation
  • Good decision making skills
  • Ability to develop others
  • Self Confidence
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Self-motivated
  • Pro active
  • Responsibility and ownership of workloads and information distributed outside the finance team
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to prepare clear managerial information.
  • Attained professional membership with CIMA/ACCA/ ACA


We’re working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we’re also focused on who you are and what else you can bring. We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working. We are always open to discuss an individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

We will be considering candidates as they apply, so please do not delay in submitting your application as we may decide to close the advert early.

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