Finance Business Partner

What Are We Looking For?

Owing to continued sustainable growth, our Commercial team is looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to be based in Leeds on a permanent basis. This role would ideally suit someone who has the ambition and drive to succeed, whilst being heavily involved in building relationships and change-management.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

  • Ownership of the month end process, including preparation of management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and control, and detailed variance analysis on customer numbers, transaction volumes, price and cost variation, and Opex.
  • Production of monthly financial performance reports for executive review and for monthly Board reporting.
  • Bank and cash management, including short-term and long-range cash forecasting and balance sheet optimisation.
  • Preparation of the year-end audit files and key point of contact for external auditors.
  • Responsibility for VAT / CT tax returns / coordinate with Group tax advisers.
  • Responsibility for intra-group cost allocations, pricing, and transfers.
  • Provide financial support to the Commercial/Sales team on the financial performance against KPI's.
  • Business partnering with stakeholders throughout the business.

What Do You Need?

  • Newly qualified in industry or practice - ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA
  • Have strong analytical and quantitative background, excellent communication skills, and be able to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ideally also have experience in financial modelling, financial analysis, and forecasting, as well as experience in business partnering and stakeholder management.
  • Advanced user of MS Excel skills.
  • Full UK Driving Licence to travel to facilities as required

Who Are We?

RSE is a trusted clean water technology company, developing market leading products and solutions for purifying drinking water, recycling wastewater and cleaning water in industrial processes. We are disrupting the water sector, delivering water treatment products, technologies, and services to clients across the UK. RSE provides offsite modular build solutions using a low-carbon approach compared to traditional construction methods and our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1600 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.

  • Industry leading salary
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and occupational health nurse

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe our niche offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive and innovate our industry. If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provides you with the support to create your own future, then please apply. We’re excited to take you on the journey and continue to grow as the UK water industry’s contractor of choice

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