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Finance Business Partner

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension + bens per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013245_1695316313

I'm recruiting a Finance Business Partner for a leading international, upscale, multi-site retail organisation who have grown their footprint markedly over recent years. Specialising in brands & labels, they have achieved genuine success by tailoring their offering to suit local markets to great effect and this is an excellent opportunity to join a business on the up.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the Finance Business Partner will support two key head office directorates (total IT & HR budgets c. £60m) and provide significant ad hoc support to the CFO as the business grows. Specific duties include:

  • Act as a single point of contact to IT & HR as a trusted business partner.
  • Prepare & present monthly / quarterly results packs to inc. analysis, commentary & commercial insight.
  • Build packs for annual budgets and quarterly forecasts including function capex, opex & headcount.
  • Track performance of IT & HR activity; identify opportunities for optimisation in-year / longer term.
  • Prepare relevant analysis on all investments (ROI / COGR / other) as well as specific individual initiatives.
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis / reporting and special projects for the IT & HR teams and the CFO.

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

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who has a strong analytical / mathematical background.
  • Possess strong commercial acumen and a desire to drive excellent financial & commercial performance.
  • Enjoy supporting commercial decision making as well as identifying business risks and opportunities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively; support, advise & challenge key stakeholders.
  • Be a strong influencer and communicator focused on building relationships across the business.

Salary: £62000 - £68000 + 25% bonus + excellent benefits.