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Junior Finance Business Partner

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Junior Finance Business Partner

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 12 April 2023
  • Job Ref: J8602

Junior Finance Business Partner

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow.

We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026.

 What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more.


About you:

You are an ambitious, motivated finance partner, with a strong grounding in financial analysis and metrics, with a broader, commercial outlook necessary to support business growth and key initiatives.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the key business drivers and how these translate in to divisional performance.
  • Ownership of rolling forecast (next 12-18 month outlook) for the division, identifying risks and opportunities with suggested actions, sensitivity analysis – with the overall aim to provide a balanced but challenging forecast.
  • Working with functional finance business partners to drive appropriate divisional v functional tension in our matrix structure.
  • Preparation of analysis, business cases, scenario planning and strategic insight to enable better decision – be a sounding board and trusted advisor to the business. A focus on forward looking insight, advising the MD on how to maximise financial performance.
  • Support on transformation projects from end to end – taking from concept, to financial modelling, operational tracking and being able to think about the multiple impacts of projects not only on the division but the wider business.
  • Act as a sounding board and provide challenge to the divisional leadership team.


Your skills and experiences might also include:

Experienced, hands-on, qualified accountant who enjoys both the detail but also the ability to stand back and articulate the ‘so what’. Relishes working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment within a very successful private-equity backed business.

• Results oriented with a desire to drive strategic and commercial outcomes

• Highly numerate with ability to draw meaningful conclusions and drive actions from financial analysis

• Logical, with a strong drive to understand commercial drivers of the business

• Good presence and influencing skills – ideally demonstrated through working with senior management

• Strong interpersonal skills – ability to form and leverage relationships

• Good at solving problems, innovative and an inquisitive mind

• Adaptable, flexible and able to work well under time pressure, in a fast paced, matrix organisation

• Excellent communicator – both written and verbal; that can challenge effectively

• Strong excel or financial modelling skills

• Can show empathy whilst maintaining Professional Integrity

• Confidence in offering your insight and ability to influence senior stakeholders

• Can operate effectively in a virtual team environment across multiple locations

• Have a great attitude, be proactive and resilient

• Professional accountancy qualification


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

On top of a competitive salary, our standard 25 days holiday (which goes up the longer you’re with us), and a matched pension scheme you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have a charity day you can take to support something that matters to you.  


At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for.

We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.