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Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 19/06/2019
Reference: 14025648/001_1560949481
Contact Name: Nathan Freestone
Contact Email: nathanfreestone@MichaelPage.com
Job Published: June 19, 2019 14:04

Job Description

This is a proactive finance role, partnering the Sales Director, Independent Business Managers and Field Sales Managers, working closely with the Commercial Finance Analyst to support the deliverance of objectives.


This role will provide awareness into the sales and margin performance for our Independent business. Providing insights and guidance on a weekly basis, addressing areas of concern with the teams, to grow, gain and retain customers.

Client Details

The role of Finance Business Partner sits within this fast growing and well known Business in Aylesbury. The Business has grown significantly and plan to continue in this manner.

Description

Responsible for sales and margin forecasting/planning and analysing variances to forecasts across independent Liaise with managers to rigorously challenge and question any plan assumptions and KPIs on an on-going basis

Support and guide the sales team to grow existing business, by providing/producing reports

Work with the team to formulate plans to gain new and quality 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

Take responsibility for producing the commercial deck for MPR packs and any ad-hoc analysis as required

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

Qualified accountant, ACCA/CIMA or equivalent, with post qualification experience.

Operates with a strong commercial mind-set, and understanding of business.

Strong communication skills, with 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 across cross functional teams

Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly understand and interpret complex information.

Excellent attention to detail Resilient, flexibility, ability to think clearly under pressure and to prioritise

Ability to propose and deliver practical solutions to resolve complex problems that arise Can interact, advise and challenge senior leadership levels

Job Offer

Competitive salary

Car allowance