Analyst / Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Analyst / Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Reference: 3983054_1620893844
Contact Name: Alexandra Elliott
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2021 09:17

Job Description


Your new company

You will be working for a global distributor and provider of value-added services which works with leading suppliers worldwide.

Your new role

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Working Capital Analyst to join the FSS team based in Bradford. Initial focus will be on partnering with commercial teams to enhance vendor payment terms and improvement of Working Capital reporting. There will be opportunities to work on other key areas as the role matures. Reporting into the FSS CI Manager, you will cover four key areas of support in this engaging role.

Business partnering & data analysis

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders identifying the key data required for each country/product group
  • Analyse data to identify WC improvement opportunities per country / per product group
  • Partner with commercial teams to follow through on these opportunities
  • Develop understanding of Days Payable Outstanding (DPO), purchase mix and key drivers for changes


  • Development of efficient data consolidation
  • Create relevant reports in Tableau / Every Angle
  • Assess accuracy of AP flashes
  • Build Forecast / AOP models per country


  • Assist on approval of proforma payments and payment terms on new vendors.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to turn complex analysis into meaningful process change.
  • A self-motivated, independent worker who is comfortable using reporting tools and capable of analysing information to develop commercial opportunities
  • Recognised finance qualification an advantage (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • A demonstrable history of leading and supporting process improvements, preferably in Finance functions.
  • A dynamic person comfortable working with multiple stakeholders who possesses a determination to drive improvements where they see opportunities for change.

What you'll get in return

Career progression opportunity and a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Hybrid working policy

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.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at