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Finance Business Partner

Hays Senior Finance
England, Derbyshire, Chesterfield / England, London
GBP65000.0 - GBP70000.0 per annum + Up to £70,000 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance is pleased to be working with a major service-based organisation who operates in the UK. They are looking to add a Finance Business Partner to their established team after a reshuffle.
Your new role
In this role you will be providing the commercial Business Partnering for the organisation mixed with elements of FP&A. This role will report directly to the Head of Finance and provide support to the wider finance team.
Main Responsibilities include;

  • Lead budgeting and forecasting process for functions to deliver a robust plan within the guidelines and timetable established by the central FP&A team
  • Support the Retail Finance Director with communicating requirements, collating data and producing consolidated reports. Produce insightful month end variance commentary to feed into various reporting streams
  • Maintain a consolidated register of income/cost Risks & Opportunities, highlight through the appropriate channels and ensure alignment in quarterly forecasts
  • Be proactive and continue to develop processes, ensuring the Retail Finance team is efficient and well-organised.
  • Manage the monthly review and challenge for BU by providing appropriate high-level analysis of performance, identifying risks and opportunities, and driving cost efficiency initiatives.
  • Ensure full transparency, understanding and interpretation of BU P&L, clearly articulating drivers of income and/or direct costs.
  • Evaluating business cases for investment decisions, challenging assumptions and ensuring compliance with governance, making recommendations to improve return on investment.
  • Drive and embed new initiatives to improve P&L performance. Prioritise project issues for review with BU leads, sponsors, and SteerCo.
  • Provide expert advice and an independent view of the Finance Leadership Team, CFO, and other stakeholders.
  • Drive a commercial focus and challenge strategic planning and decision-making within the business unit.
  • Participate in cross Finance initiatives and work streams to include support for any audit work carried out.

What you'll need to succeed

  • An accountancy Qualification
  • Good understanding of Finance Systems (SAP, Power BI, Microsoft Office)
  • Experience working in a Commercial Finance role
  • Good analytical skills
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management & influencing skills
  • Knowledge of business cases and investment proposals.

What you'll get in return
A permanent role, based in Chesterfield with Hybrid working, 2 days a week in the office. Excellent salary & benefits package
What you need to do now

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