We are currently recruiting for 4x Finance Business Partners to join our growing finance function across a number of specialisms and levels of seniority from newly qualified with some experience to more mature, seasoned finance professionals.
You’ll join us within one of our e-Commerce, Projects, Client Development or Depot finance teams and you’ll drive effective planning, insightful management reporting and profit improvements with our non-financial stakeholders across the business.
Why Join Our Finance Team?
The finance team has grown rapidly over the past 5 years as Hermes grows and the finance function is fundamental to ensuring we meet the needs of our customers, yet grow sustainably and sensibly. This makes for an exciting working environment which brings challenge and reward in equal measure where you’ll have the opportunity to influence, make a difference but above all have fun.
What You’ll Be Doing
Building and maintaining close working relations with key stakeholders to support and challenge performance Developing and delivering comprehensive and insightful weekly and monthly financial reporting to support the objectives of the functions, highlighting risks or opportunities, and working with stakeholders to take corrective action Delivering regular updates and presentations to give a meaningful understanding of the results for your area, leading the discussion and challenging the resultsto drive improvements Providing assessments of business cases and strategic opportunities to support and influence decision making Leading and supporting the planning process to improve the accuracy of budgets / forecasts Challenging submitted plans to ensure they are realistic, accurate and challenging keeping an eye of costs/capex spends etc Upskilling other team members, and providing cover across the team to develop a wider knowledge of the business Supporting the weekly/monthend accounting processes for your area to ensure accurate reporting of the financial performance
Skills & Experience You’ll Need
Be educated to degree standard and holding a full professional accounting qualification such as CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent You’ll have some finance experience (pre and post qualification) and will be no stranger to budgetary control, profit & loss accounts and financial reporting Experience of supporting, challenging and influencing non-finance stakeholders in a fast-paced environment across all levels of seniority Naturally you’ll be very numerate and analytical, with commercial acumen to evaluate business plans as well as the charisma needed to influence often conflicting ideas Good communicator and strong inter-personal skills, able to communicate effectively to all levels within an organisation Strong IT skills and knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams etc A UK driving licence as within some of our finance business partner roles (project/depot) you’ll need to be able visit our hubs on a regular basis
What We Can Offer You
We are Hermes, the UK’s leading consumer delivery company handling over 380million parcels per year with a 15% growth year on year for the last five years and still growing.There’s potential to earn a generous bonus and not only will we contribute to your pension we’ll also give you peace of mind through life assurance and income protection cover.
On top of this, we offer a great range of flexible benefits that aim to provide something for everyone, so whether you want a discount with a retailer,insurance for your new gadget, or a cash back health care scheme that can include an online GP service, we’re sure we’ve got something for you. As well as great benefits we can also provide you with the opportunity to further your career with vocational qualifications and in-house training.
How To Apply
If you’ve got a solid background in finance, have an accounting qualification under your belt and are ready to develop your career in an empowering, growing yet supporting business then why not join us?Clicking apply is the first step to being the Me in Hermes!