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Senior Finance Business Partner - London

CH&Co Group
London, Greater London
£45000- £55000 per year
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Senior Finance Business Partner - London

Senior Finance Business Partner 45,000- 55,000 per annum + amazing benefits London

We are CH&CO, we’re proud to take a more thoughtful, mindful approach to the food experiences we source, prepare and present. We are recruiting for a Senior Finance Business Partner to work with us. This position will be based 2-3 days in our London office and 1-2 days from home. We are looking for someone who can continue process, system, and team improvements in order to deliver accurate and timely management accounts and MI. We are looking for someone who can develop and mentor the Finance Business Partner to support the business requirements and business partnering with the Operational teams to maximise contract and business profitability.

The senior finance business partner role is pivotal in supporting the business. In working closely with the operational teams and being a part of the day to day running of the business. The senior finance business partner will play a key role in ensuring delivery of accurate monthly results, ensuring they reflect the current performance of the business and driving initiatives as required. The senior finance business partner will also be fully engaged in compiling budgets and forecasts as well as ad-hoc financial analysis to support business decisions, business cases and bid development – ensuring we understand how internal and external influences will impact the business and making the best decisions for CH&Co as a whole.

Key responsibilities

• Ensuring timely and accurate completion of monthly management accounts ensuring accuracy, integrity, consistency and providing clear visibility of the financial health of the business

• Accurate accounting on income, including accrued and deferred revenue on a monthly basis, with clear visibility and communication to the business on non-current debt

• Highlighting and minimising key business risks, by understanding balance sheet position

• Understanding and challenging current business practice, identifying and implementing initiatives to improve process and deliver business growth objectives

• Partnering operations managers to prepare full annual budgets, and periodic forecasts

• Ensure accurate and timely billing, efficient cost control and driving improvements in the working capital

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of the contract catering industry preferred or experience in another relevant industry
  • Good understanding of different contract types
  • • Business Partnering experience (desirable)
  •  Management experience
  •  Previous experience of forecasting and budgeting
  •  1+ year in a relevant role within contract catering or other relevant industry
  • Advanced excel skills
What's in it for you?

Working with CH&CO has its perks! People are at the heart of everything we do, so we've developed a range of benefits to keep you happy.

  • Personal Development and Training opportunities
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday allowance
  • Private medical eligibility
  • Eye care
  • A great wellbeing strategy – including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, salary finance
  • Family friendly support
  • Regular social events and communication with our leaders
  • A holiday purchase scheme
  • Volunteering days
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Recognition schemes and people awards
  • Long service awards
  • Access to some great high street discount vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
Inquisitive, Inclusive, Uplifting


We are CH&CO, a group of chefs, nutritionists and people pleasers with a shared passion for food that fuels emotional positivity as well as physical wellbeing.

In a world where what we consume is becoming ever faster and more disposable, we're proud to take a more thoughtful, mindful approach to the food experiences we source, prepare and present.

With cafes, restaurants, bars and dining rooms in workplaces, venues, destinations, livery halls and schools throughout the UK, we have plenty of prospects for the right people.

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CH&Co Group

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