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Finance Business Partner - FMCG

Hays Senior Finance
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
GBP55000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + £55000 to £65000
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
Are you an experienced Finance Business Partner?
Do you enjoy working in a commercial and fast paced environment?
Can you influence decision making with your insightful analysis?
We are working with a highly entrepreneurial business that has sites across the North West and Midlands to help them recruit a Finance Business Partner.

Your new role
This role will give you a huge degree of autonomy and the flexibility of working from home when you are not visiting your commercial colleagues on site.
You will work closely with highly commercial sales and operations teams to provide insight and challenge with the aim of improving business performance.
Key Tasks include:

  • Proactive Finance Business Partner providing support, challenge, and insight to the general manager of each site within your remit
  • To deliver timely, accurate & relevant financial information, analysis and commentary to key stakeholders including:
  • Weekly and monthly P&L reporting
  • Monthly and quarterly forecasts
  • Annual budgets
  • Variance analysis
  • KPI's
  • Benchmarking
  • Ad-hoc analysis to drive business performance
  • Provide commercial support to General Managers focussing on understanding and explaining business performance variances and identifying risks and opportunities to enable delivery of their targets
  • Develop, rigorously challenge, and question the budget/forecast assumptions and KPIs on an on-going basis, and report this to the Branch Managers and Divisional Team
  • Provide insight into customer and sales team performance

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a qualified accountant with extensive business partnering experience. You should have demonstrable experience of working closely with operational teams and of challenging the norm to add commercial value.
You should be a strong communicator and have a passion for helping a business to grow and improve.
There is travel within the North West and Midlands with the role so you should be prepared to travel 1 or 2 days per week.

What you'll get in return
In addition to a competitive salary, you will also be rewarded with a flexible working pattern including hybrid working. You'll have a high degree of autonomy to plan your weekly work load. A bonus is offered with the role as well as a generous benefits package.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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