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Department NameSouthern Region
About Network Rail
We have an exciting opportunity within Network Rail High Speed for a permanent vacancy for a Finance Business Partner (Band 4C).
Network Rail High Speed is a subsidiary of NRIL giving individuals end to end ownership of the accounts. Working in a commercial environment, the role has direct interface with the client (High Speed One Limited).
This is a great opportunity to showcase and develop your communication and presentation skills along with learning all about how the only 'High Speed' network in the country functions. Combining your management accounting skills with experience in client interfaced environment, you will be able to experience the pride associated with running the country's only high speed rail network.
This role will be essentially business partnering the Maintenance and Operations organisations within High Speed Route.
This role is based in Singlewell which is located near to Ebbsfleet, just 17mins outside of London on the High Speed line from St. Pancras.
To work with the supported business leadership team, under the direction of the Financial Controller/Senior Finance Business Partner, to deliver professional finance and accounting advise.
Provides proactive, value add finance support to the business leaders across the function/route.
About the role (External)
Key Accountabilities -
1.Lead and provide financial advice and guidance to senior budget holders in understanding the impact of the period results and forecasts against budges so they can understand their business better.
2.Be the expert in the function on accounting practices and advise on financial results and forecasts for budget holders, including preparing period accruals, transfers and adjustments to validate accounts are reflective, relevant.
3.Manage corporate governance throughout the cost centres they manage, conducting deep dives and reviewing compliance with financial regulations to protect the business from legal or negative consequences.
4.Deliver expert and accurate business review information and reporting, and highlight any significant issues with financial and other business results to enable informed decision making by the business area.
5.Engage and influence senior members of the team to help them understand their financial position and use professional expertise to guide in initiatives to improve business performance
6.Build bottom up, detailed plans to manage and develop the production of business plans and budgets to enable good corporate governance and value add analysis for senior leaders
7.Identify and proactively manage commercial risks, including the financial suitability of new customers or suppliers reducing the potential risk impact on the business area and influencing decision makers.
8.Manage the performance of central accounting functions to deliver for the cost centre area to enable an efficiently and effective accounting service.
9.Collate, investigate and make recommendation for investment appraisals and business case analysis to aid business decisions.
10.Model and analyse cost base and identify and drive opportunities and efficiencies to achieve area targets.
How to apply (External)
Salary: £40,107 - £45,120
Closing date: 04 June 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
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