Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum +

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Finance Business Partner in Leamington - 45 - 55k

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 Retail organisation in Leamington who are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner with a specific focus of partnering with Marketing and Sales.

The organisation are a well established retail organisation who due to a recent restructure are looking for a practice trained Accountant who wants to develop their career within a fast paced and commercially focused role. The business is offer a wide range of exposure from management accounts, partnering with multiple internal departments to provide insight and detailed analysis.

The business pride themselves on offering a great working environment which includes, subsidised lunch, an on site gym, multiple sports facilities, a bar and games room to ensure that anybody joining the business can really feel at home. Progression is available internally and high performers who can identify areas of development and implement change, will be the first rewarded.

As the Finance Business Partner you will be involved in:

  • Support the Commercial Director and wider UK & Ireland Sales team 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 at account and SKU level
  • Responsible for managing and collating the Sales forecast and budgets by channel / customer/ product type as input to the Financial forecasts/budget
  • Prepare monthly Sales analysis for inclusion in the monthly review presentation
  • Communicate financial measures to non-financial stakeholders
  • Challenge business's cases and sales promotion plans
  • Be the "Finance" contact for the Sales and Marketing
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by the Head of Finance

Is the Finance Business Partner in Leamington role right for you?

The organisation are a well-known retail organisation with a UK presence and owned by a European group. The role requires a Qualified Accountant with experienced gained in practice to support the Marketing and Sales teams by analysing large volumes of data and then communicating your findings to the wider business.

The role would suit somebody who is at the final stages or recently Qualified ACA or ACCA with a willingness to investigate and provide recommendations on how to improve, alongside demonstrable experience influencing non finance and challenging with accurate financial information to support change and ultimately drive growth.

This a very commercial position which will see you interacting with Sales Managers, Commercial Finance teams and Accounting functions to ensure accuracy.

Finance Business Partner in Leamington Package

  • £45,000 - £55,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday

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