Overview

Finance IT Business Partner Job at Morgan Advanced Materials – in Finance IT Business Partner

Overview:
Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.

Key Figures: Revenue £910m (2020), ~7,500 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.

Overview

The IT Finance Business Partner reports into the Group Financial Controller and will partner with our global group IT function. Our group head office is based in Windsor, Berkshire, but we are happy to consider remote working. The IT Finance Business Partner will drive financial performance by providing leadership, insight and guidance on financial information, business performance and implementation of strategies. This will be a fast paced and challenging role that will enable you to develop your financial skills and learn more about how our IT function delivers value to our global organisation.

Responsibilities:
Act as main point of contact for all Finance related topics for the IT leadership team and wider IT function

Own monthly IT financial reporting process in the Group consolidation system STAR (actuals and forecast)

Collect and consolidate entity GL data and collaborate closely with IT leadership team to understand cost drivers and identify cost saving opportunities

Maintain financial reporting packs for the IT leadership team

Own and drive annual IT budget process from start to finish

Own and deliver cost recharging and capitalisation process

Prepare financials for IT steering committee papers

Develop framework to manage IT projects from a financial perspective

Support IT teams in the preparation of capital expenditure requests

Maintain key IT process documents including Schedule of Authorities and definitions of IT costs

Support with ad hoc tasks as required by the IT leadership team or Group Finance

Act as Business partner Finance, including Group Policies

Support internal controls and UK SOX requirements

Qualifications:
Professional accounting qualification, preferably ACA

Confident and excellent communication skills both written and oral.

A methodical and organized approach to tasks

Strong intellect with an ability to rapidly identify key issues, to see the big picture and apply the “common sense” test.

Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to work with a diverse team in terms of seniority, function, etc.

Able to influence people at all levels of the organisation and secure their buy in and commitment.

High energy and an ability to demonstrate resilience in achieving goals/targets.

Attention to detail and an ability to deliver to the highest standard, within rigid timeframes.

A team player, working from own initiative.

Responsive and self-motivated.

Analytical in approach to problem solving.

Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer.

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