Interim Finance Business Partner - Berkshire, United Kingdom,

Partnering with the Finance Director, providing challenge and support in order to meet the operational objectives and financial targets. Manage and control the forecasting, reporting and budgeting process, while providing key metrics and insights to the senior management team to drive business performance.

Core responsibilities will involve, but not be limited to:

* Lead in the preparation of a consolidated forecast, budget and actuals, working with the entities to ensure timely and accurate information

* Maintain weekly Risks/Opportunities report, challenging key business stakeholders to deliver the actions required to crystalise upside and mitigate downside

* Conduct detailed P&L and Balance Sheet analysis to understand actual and forecast submissions from entities along with key business drivers. Provide variance analysis for movements, develop industry knowledge and detailed understanding of the business fundamentals to become a key contributor to business performance

* Develop and maintain regular KPIs, benchmarking and metrics to produce management information for the Executive team

* Involvement in business cases and new bid proposals. Ensure that financial analysis is robust to facilitate informed business decision making

* Track business performance of key initiatives. Developing and leading on cost efficiencies, synergies and margin optimisation projects

* Ad hoc projects, reporting and analysis

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with post qualification experience gained in commercially focused finance roles within large blue chip organisations. You will have the gravitas to challenge and support stakeholders of all levels across the business and challenge the status quo.