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Commercial Finance Business Partner

Commercial Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Kemp

  • Contact email:

    lee.kemp@cherryprofessional.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH11808_1534003395

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-27

  • Consultant:

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a well-known business in Warwickshire to act as a Finance Business Partner.

Our client is an acquisitive retailer that offers exceptional career growth, a fast paced and diverse workload along with international travel opportunities.

Working across several business units this role is responsible for ensuring commercial decisions are made by analysing market trends, price analysis, performance, margin as well as a detailed breakdown of variance, challenging where required, between actual and expected results.

This position is based at the UK head office in Warwickshire and face off to senior stakeholders so will require exceptional relationship management skills and confidence to present complex financial information in an informative and succinct way.

The Role…
Use of financial analysis to support decision-making and facilitate change by working closely with a number of different departments across the business.
Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance by ensuring processes deliver reliable financial information in a format that enables senior managers to drive performance.
Leadership of the reporting team (3 direct reports).
Bring financial performance challenge to the business areas, providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
Responsibility for delivering budgeting and forecasting processes for agreed business areas.
Preparation and ownership of reliable and informative management and financial reports for senior management.
Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams.

Key Skills…
A strong team player, who is resilient, motivated and not easily discouraged.
Excellent analytical prowess and an ability to identify trends and relationships across numerous datasets to inform decisions and support recommendations.
Ability to apply analytical skills beyond the traditional functions of finance and to bring them to bear on a broad range of commercial issues.
Advanced financial modelling skills, preferably trained in a recognised industry standard.
Highly developed oral, written, and presentation skills, with an ability to communicate financial information effectively to non-finance managers.
Ability to see value in the information you provide and to inspire others to make use of it.

Desirable Experience…
Professional accounting (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) qualification, with 2-3 years post-qualification experience.
Prior experience of working in a similar role, or ability to demonstrate transferable key skills.
Ideally experience of working in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments, but not essential that both are covered.

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 (dependent on experience) + Corporate Benefits package

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client