Commercial Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Commercial Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Reference: 14046116/001_1569596504
Contact Name: Melanie Parkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2019 16:01

Job Description

Working with the Sales Function, the Commercial Finance Business Partner will help drive business performance by providing insightful management information.

Client Details

A leading organisation in Harrogate.


The Commercial Finance Business Partner will work closely with the Sales Division to provide insightful and business focussed management information.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure accurate monthly reporting of business performance (including management of accrual balances and spend vs. expectation)
  • Invoice review and authorisation
  • Accruals management and review - to include reforecast and releases
  • Reviewing/approving promotional activity to ensure in line with agreed business/customer/channel/product strategy
  • Contribute to the delivery of robust monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts through analysis and insightful support, ensuring that all variances are challenged and understood
  • Providing insightful sales contribution and profitability analysis to the Sales Team and wider business where applicable
  • Modelling commercial scenarios/providing commercial support and review for tender submissions and wider business decision making
  • Support costing decisions/calculate prices for new listings in both new/existing customers and tender submissions
  • Support decision making via ad-hoc analysis and reporting
  • Support audit process ensuring that materials to support half-year and year-end balances have been rigorously tested beforehand.


The Commercial Finance Business Partner will be/have:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Commercial finance experience ideally in an FMCG or Manufacturing environment
  • Able to analyse data and information and translate conclusions to non-finance stakeholders
  • Strong IT and numeracy skills
  • Ability to challenge, coach and influence stakeholders

Job Offer

  • c£45,000 p/a plus package
  • 18 month contract, with potential for a permanent role
  • Immediate start
  • Harrogate base