Finance Business Partner

Recruiter
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Ref
13896660/001
Contact
Oliver Collis
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Commercial business partner role to support general managers and to understand their financial performance.

Overseeing production of P&Ls before and after events and forming forecasts and budgeting.

Client Details

A commercially driven business who operates all over the globe. Our client is a giant in the event's catering industry and they operate at iconic venues for some of the world's biggest events.

Description

Operating along the M4 corridor, you will be supporting 4 events based teams, understanding their performance and assisting them in improving it.

Business Performance

  • Overseeing production of accurate P&Ls pre and post events including profiling, attendance and SPH assumptions.
  • Overseeing accurate & timely Weekly, Monthly and Rolling Forecasts and annual budgeting/forecasting process
  • All variances understood and challenged and appropriate actions put in place for venues to improve
  • Ensuring appropriate business performance tools are understood and utilised by venue teams
  • Review of trends and benchmarking across venues and challenged accordingly

Commercial Support

  • Driving commercial initiatives to maximise Revenue and optimise cost control
  • Undertaking analysis to understand the impact of initiatives employed
  • Engage key initiatives and strategies to optimise margin delivery
  • Analysis of business segmentation and profitability

People Relationship Management

  • Development of Location Accountants to increase financial awareness and adherence to control procedures
  • Work closely with regional FBPs colleagues to streamline processes and plan new strategies for overall business
  • Quarterly Business Reviews with Client
  • Direct partnering with LA, BD and GMs.

Profile

A commercially aware and motivated accountant who has great attention to detail.

  • Qualified accountant with at least 2/3 years commercial experience
  • High numeric and analytic skills and attention to detail
  • Proven financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong, dynamic team player
  • Previous commercial finance experience of improving business results and adding value

Job Offer

Competitive salary plus benefits