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Finance Business Partner - Transformation

Finance Business Partner - Transformation

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car and bonus

  • Contact:

    Wasim Yousuf

  • Contact email:

    wasimy@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007193_1563987163

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Cedar are partnering with one of the UK's largest retailers who are in need of a senior finance business partner on a 12 month fixed term basis. This role encompasses all elements of finance with a strong focus on driving financial performance around a transformation programme.

Key responsibilities:

·Understand and ensure transparency across all programmes
·Drive financial performance across the business through identifying risk opportunities
·Streamline the FP&A function with robust reporting processes
·Partner with the Control teams to ensure the processes are accurate and efficient
·Partner with non-finance stakeholders to ensure they understand their financial performance
·Encourage the wider finance teams to be more commercially aware
·Full ownership for project accounting around specific transformation programmes
·Aid commercial strategic decision making
·Take part in any ad hoc initiatives such as transformation projects


Key requirements:


·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
·Significant experience in a commercial finance environment is key
·Working across multiple products and programmes
·Strong systems experience (SAP or Anaplan)
·Experience of business partnering within a transformation programme is essential
·Strong experience of Zero based budgeting and activity based costing
·Very good understanding of project management (Agile, Prince 2)

This is a true commercial role that will help influence key commercial decisions and will be a driving force in financial performance. You will have had experience in a similar role within a transformation programme and will have the gravitas to challenge senior stakeholders.