Finance Business Partner

Location
Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
14025102/001
Contact
Alex England
Sector
FMCG
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

This Finance Business Partner role works alongside the Sales Director and the Commercial Finance Analyst to delve into sales and margin performance for the business. This is a varied role, with a mixture of analytically focused work and leadership duties.

Client Details

This client is an award winning company, working within a growing market. Key to the business model of this company is sustainability, where they have gained recognition both from within the UK and internationally. This client operates within a fast-paced industry, where no two days are the same, and will suit someone looking for a varied role.

Description

Key responsibilities of this role include;

  • Sales and margin forecasting/planning and analyzing variances to forecasts
  • Liaise with managers to challenge and question any plan assumptions and KPIs
  • Support and guide the sales team to grow existing business, by providing/producing reports
  • Work with the team to formulate plans to gain new, quality customers - identifying 'sweet spot' customers
  • Continually monitoring performance of existing customers, identifying trends to provide the team with a better understanding of why customers are lost to improve our retention rate
  • Provide insight into projects to include initial evaluation, feedback and ongoing success tracking
  • Reporting and monitoring the division's key performance indicators; sales, profitability ratios, and investigating variances to budget or year on year movements
  • A central point of contact for internal customers for finance related queries
  • Work with the relevant individuals to pull together the annual budget and quarterly projections

Profile

The successful candidate for this role will have;

  • A strong commercial mind-set, and understanding of business
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, experience in report writing and presenting information to both Finance and non-Finance teams
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships, both with the wider Finance team and throughout the business.
  • Ability to work with a partnership approach and within a team in a constructive and effective manner
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly understand and interpret complex information.
  • Resilient, flexibility, ability to think clearly under pressure
  • Ability to propose and deliver practical solutions to resolve complex problems that arise
  • Can interact, advise and challenge senior leadership levels

Job Offer

This role offers an extensive benefits package for the successful candidate (including a company car/car allowance) and a fantastic training programme.

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