Finance Business Partner


Up to 50,000 plus car / car allowance

Closes 05/07/2024

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At Story we are a rapidly growing business with big ambitions, the time has come for us to consolidate and right fit our teams to support our long-term aspirations.  I am looking for a motivated and driven candidate who can take the role on and make it their own, while fully supported by myself and the finance team overall.  We are tight nit group with the importance of family and community at our heart and we want to deliver the best for our clients.

As a Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing finance related support to our Story England Northwest division based in either Carlisle or Chorley.  You will develop a sound understanding of the strategic direction and continually develop financial processes to best support this.

You will:

  • Assist with the production of monthly management accounts.
  • Post and reconcile journals, accruals and prepayments within our account system COINS.
  • Present monthly results to Divisional Management alongside the regional Operations Director and Commercial Manager.
  • Produce balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Ensure the relevance and accuracy of all reports issued to the Senior Management Team.
  • Undertake reviews and analysis of Regional Overhead costs.
  • Develop reports and processes to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Prepare annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Work with the Divisional Finance Team to support and facilitate cross divisional requirements.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting requirements to the region and division.
  • Be willing to travel. You will be office based with a minimum of 60% of your working week based either in our Carlisle or Chorley office, travel will be required 1x day per week to either our Chorley or Carlisle office dependant on your main office location. Car Allowance/Company Car will be included in the role.

The Successful Applicant

  • Will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Be CIMA/ACCA qualified/Part Qualified or QBE. 
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Attention to detail and a natural ability to spot erroneous outcomes.
  • The ability to clearly communicate in writing.
  • Be willing to travel. Travel will be required 1x day per week to either our Chorley or Carlisle office dependant on home location. Car Allowance/Company Car will be included in the role.


Part time hours will be considered.


At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.


In addition to a competitive salary and pension, we show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work. 


Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best.


We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

Why Story Contracting?
Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’


Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.
HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.
PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together. 
FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.
TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.
WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.
Every Story Matters
We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story! 
As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.
All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?
Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date. 
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