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Finance Business Partner - Reading

Ref: 66 Date Posted: Friday 28 Jun 2019
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Job: Finance Business Partner

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Reading

Would you like to join an award- winning business where we are passionate about what we do? As one of the leading HR and Payroll providers in the industry, SD Worx are recruiting for a Finance Business Partner based at out offices in Reading.

Your role:

Your role will be to support the Business Controller on finance business partnership to the UK&I Operations, IT and Transformation teams and drive continued operational excellence, investment tracking and appraisal. Responsibilities will include providing high quality financial and commercial information, analysis and interpretation to senior management teams, to underpin effective decision making and meaningful performance management. The role will play a pivotal part in working with group colleagues to understand investment cases and ensuring these are translated into meaningful, realistic budgets. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide class leading financial business partnership to Operations, IT and Transformation teams, including forecasting and budgeting responsibilities

  • Navigate Senior leaders to develop/deliver KPIs critical to future success. Support and develop effective methods to drive operational insight and understanding across the business

  • Own the development and delivery of effective investment/transformation models

  • Proactively engage with the business at the earliest opportunity to develop and implement appropriate recovery plans to mitigate financial risk

  • Robust and detailed interpretation of financial analysis to enable business areas to make key decisions and achieve targets.

  • Embrace and leverage new systems and ways of working to drive increased insight, efficiency and automation

Your profile:

  • Qualified UK recognised professional accounting qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)

  • Awareness and understanding of accounting principles and legislation

  • Ability to work with senior management and to challenge where appropriate

  • Business partnering – enable the business to make better financial decisions through insight and analysis

  • Adaptable, open to change, actively seeks better ways of working

It’s your move.

Employer Description

More than 60,000 large and small organisations rely on SD Worx and its 3,600 employees. During the company’s 70-year history we have acquired an extraordinary amount of expertise in Payroll, HR and Tax & Legal matters. We provide clients with a wide range of services including payroll and HR, legal support, training, automation, consulting and outsourcing, across Europe, the US and Canada.

In Belgium, our home base, we offer specific packages for SMEs, large enterprises, the public sector and international organisations. As an international HR service provider, we operate from Belgium (HQ), Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The other European countries, the US and Canada are covered by the Payroll Services Alliance, a strategic network of leading payroll companies.

Our mission?

For Life. For Work.

To make payroll and HR services essential for the continued success of companies and individuals.




Working at SD Worx means winning trust and taking responsibility, displaying initiative and most importantly, being energized by others. If you have a passion for HR, IT and Payroll Services, then we can promise you one thing: you’ll never get stuck in a rut at SD Worx. You will get the opportunity for self-development in the direction you want to go. You will learn from the best, so you can be at your best.