Join the Finance team at the UK’s biggest port operator

Associated British Ports (ABP) are the UK’s largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain and handle approximately 25% of the UK’s seaborne trade with an overall contribution of £7.5 billion to the economy every year.

It’s a story that ABP are very proud of but it doesn’t end there. ABP are also transforming their business and embracing the future and drives a continuous improvement culture and welcome solutions led, ambitious individuals.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the UK’s biggest port operator, where you will have the opportunity to work within a fast-paced environment and be apart of one of the Humber region finance team.

The Humber region within ABP makes up 60% of ABP’s £600m revenue and is currently going through a standardisation and harmonisation process.

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The Opportunity

Senior Business Partner (Permanent)

As the Senior Business Partner, you will work with the Regional Senior Leadership and Management teams, under the direction of the Head of Finance, to deliver the business aligned Finance strategy and provide coaching and support to members of the supported leadership and management teams.

You will provide pro-active, value-add Finance support to the Humber Region within the medium-term time frame, both from a strategic and operational basis. You will also act as deputy for the Head of Finance as required, which will in turn give you a huge opportunity to be a part of the Regional Senior Leadership team of ABP and arguably step into one of the biggest senior finance roles in the Humber.

It is imperative that you have experience in a true Finance Business Partner role and can demonstrate you have a strong business acumen, excellent communication skills and can negotiate and influence at all levels of an organisation. With this is in mind, it is more than likely you will have experience working in a FTSE 100 company, in a similar role.

The Person

This new position in the business has been created for someone who has the ability to look beyond finance and bring new thinking and ideas to the Humber region senior leadership team. You will need to be credible with other business leaders with the ability to build alliances and relationships within region and across the wider business nationally.

You will have a passion for business partnering, learning, developing and truly care about customer service, with the ability to articulate previous achievements through business deliverables.

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Under the current guidelines, ABP are operating a working from home policy.

Due to on-going Covid-19, EK Financial Recruitment and ABP will be conducting interviews via video conferencing (Microsoft Teams/Zoom etc).  

EK Financial Recruitment are working in partnership with ABP for this appointment, therefore all direct or third-party applicants will be sent to EK Financial Recruitment.

For more information or to apply call Becki Moore on 01482 975960 or send an updated CV to 

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