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Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

  • Contact email:

    alex.britton@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH21753_1602528043

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Alex Britton

Finance Business Partner in Solihull - 45 - 50k + 10% Bonus

Do you enjoy interacting with the commercial and operational teams to provide critical business information and analysis? With the drive and ambition to influence change within an organisation that are lacking support from their commercial finance teams?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are working with a service provider in Solihull who are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner with a specific focus of partnering with the operational team. The role is offering complete ownership of the numbers from reviewing the Management Accounts to partnering with a driven Managing Director who is screaming out for support from finance. With such a demanding stake holder the role requires a tough character who isn't afraid of a challenge and possess a strength in challenging and influencing while ensuring a positive service is still provided.

The business is highly acquisitive and is constantly changing, which will require a Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) who is not deterred by a fast paced environment and will thrive in a role where there is not a set routine. The business unit needs someone who has a genuine interest in reviewing the management accounts and then actually using the data available to support the MD in improving processes, reducing costs and identifying areas for business development opportunities.

The finance team is circa 40/50 heads and can offer opportunities in Commercial Finance, FP&A and Financial Reporting in the future. Support is also available, and will see the Finance Business Partner working with an exceptional Commercial Finance Director who has a wealth of finance and operational experience, and a open approach to their management style which has seen the team develop due to the autonomous culture they promote.

The right person for the role will need to demonstrate previous experience in a commercial role, and have 2 - 3 years of exposure to working closely with the business to drive improvements.

As the Finance Business Partner in Solihull you will be involved in:

  • Support the Commercial Director and Managing Director with sales and margin analysis and reporting
  • Validate Direct Sales assumption within business case proposals
  • Validate and reconcile monthly sales and margin forecasts
  • Support the Commercial Director with the on-going product and customer rationalisation project
  • Carry out reviews with Sales and Forecast teams to understand and challenge forecasts
  • Prepare monthly Sales analysis for inclusion in the monthly review presentation
  • Communicate financial measures to non-financial stakeholders
  • Be the "Finance" contact for the business unit
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by the Head of Finance

Finance Business Partner in Solihull Package:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday

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