Commercial Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Commercial Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Poole
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-26
Reference: 096111311
Contact Name: Anja Davison
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2019 11:13

Job Description

Sheridan Maine are working on an exciting new role of Commercial Finance Business Partner, working for one of the leading wholesalers in the UK in a fast moving and everchanging environment. As Finance Business Partner you will play a key role in the Finance team, reporting to the CFO you will be responsible for covering traditional accountancy tasks together with providing finance business partnering support. As this is a new role, it is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a challenge to make an impact and provide much needed support across the business.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide financial support across the company for heads of department with budgets, spend and forecasting
• Ownership of the budgeting, forecasting and month end reporting, including creating budget pack, monthly variance analysis and performance
• Review and potentially enhance the weekly costing reports to include performance KPI's in production such as throughput ratios, inventory turnover, return on assets, labour productivity, etc
• Deliver robust and insightful performance and business information to the Board

Operational focus:
• Challenge spend to drive business efficiency
• Review processes and oversee implementation of improvement systems and internal controls
• Seek to improve management information packs to include monthly performance
• Support the Group Accountant with month and year end process including liaising with auditors
• Support CFO with any other adhoc requests

Key Skills:
• Experience in FMCG and knowledge of production/wholesale an advantage
• CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification desirable
• Knowledge of UK GAAP an advantage
• Strong/excellent excel skills
• Knowledge of MS AX an advantage
• Strong communication skills and comfortable with working at all levels of business

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

If you're passionate about this position or are keen to hear more please click on "apply" above as soon as possible.