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Finance Business Partner

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + 20% bonus + bens per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Cedar are delighted to be recruiting a Finance Business Partner for a leading international fashion retailer. With a large high street and on-line presence, their brand is one of the leaders in the industry and they are renowned for their style and innovation.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance and replacing a staff member who is emigrating, the Finance Business Partner will specifically support the wholesale and franchise teams and seek to drive business performance.

Specific duties include:

  • Drive understanding of key commercial metrics & KPIs affecting wholesale and franchise agreements.
  • Supporting the wholesale and franchise teams with their budgets to drive incremental sales and ROI.
  • Review commentary for the monthly board pack; analyse variances, highlight risks & opportunities.
  • Support the creation & analysis of robust budgets for all channels and stakeholders.
  • Attend forecasting & planning meetings; deliver accurate sales and margin forecasts.
  • A range of ad hoc projects (e.g. business case work, new product analysis) to support the business.

The ideal candidate for the position of Finance Business Partner will:

  • Be a qualified ACA / CIMA / ACCA who has gained experience in retail, wholesale or FMCG.
  • Thrive in building relationships with non-finance stakeholders.
  • Enjoy analysis, model building and solving real world problems.
  • Possess the ability to work accurately and at pace, often to tight deadlines.
  • Seek to progress once they've proved themselves in this role.