Senior Finance Business Partner (Projects)

EDF Limited
14 Jan 2022
15 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

A career that will deliver change. Together, we'll help Britain achieve net zero

Location: Durham or Edinburgh
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Contract Type: Full time. Permanent
Closing Date: 28th November 2021

As Senior Finance Business Partner you will be the key link between the specialist areas of our business and finance team building trusting and meaningful relationships whilst facilitating honest and challenging conversations to gain deep understanding of what drives the delivery of the business objectives, including of acquisitions, disposals and other project initiatives.

Day to day activities will include:

• Partner with business areas to successfully deliver acquisitions and disposals which aligned with the strategy of EDF Renewables. This includes the whole acquisition or disposal life-cycle.
• Support the implementation of finance improvement initiatives which impacts projects in the development or construction stages
• Constructively challenge the business and provide innovative solutions to enable financial and operational improvements being made.
• Coach and mentor other members of the Finance Business Partner team to assist the Finance Business Partner Manager with leading the team.
• Manage the relationship between the Finance department and business areas to ensure that the needs of both areas are mutually understood and processes are delivered efficiently.
• Deliver documentation on the team's key processes to ensure compliance (e.g. integrity and assurance on project costs).

The Person

As an experienced and qualified (ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA) Business Partner you'll be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge business partnering and with the ability to convey complex financial information to finance and non-finance audiences, adapting the message accordingly.

Able to work as part of a team across different business functions and with colleagues at different levels of seniority, you'll ask the right questions to get to route of issues using robust but diplomatic challenges based on evidence and analysis to innovate and drive improvements for our M&A projects. Whilst we don't need you to have M&A experience, a keen interest in learning M&A would be great.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

At EDF we're dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We're delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees' physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you'd like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology.

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values - our DNA:

Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

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