Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Kemp

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Finance Business Partner | Retail | Leicester | £40,000 - £50,000 + car allowance + bonus

Cherry Professional are pleased to be working with national retailer based in Leicester who are seeking a fully qualified (CIMA, ACCA, ACA), commercially driven Accountant to act as a Business Partner and sit across one of their key business units.

Do you have a proven track record in risk management, operational financial planning, analysis, budgeting and forecasting? Are you a professional, confident and effective communicator with the ability to influence key decision makers to drive strategy?

The role of Finance Business Partner is an extremely broad role requiring a high degree of initiative, intelligence and commercial awareness. You will need the ability to understand key business directives and the gravitas to translate these effectively to non-finance stakeholders in order to achieve your objectives.

Key Responsibilities:-
Month End - Interpretation and analysis of differentials against forecast
Risk Management - Highlight risk and opportunity and provide advice on best course of action
Continuous Improvement - Drive efficiency by cost management, process improvement to ensure budget/forecast is achieved.
Direct involvement in Trading Margins, Improving Profitability, Rebate Accruals and Sales Performance for the organisation.
Ensuring the weekly reporting packs are correct and presenting to key Directors.

Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
+3 years PQE
Experience within a commercially focussed finance position
Ideally have worked within a large multi-site organisation
Excellent Communication skills
Strong ICT skills (Advanced Excel, Varied ERP knowledge, Microsoft packages etc)

Roles you might have applied for include: Finance Business Partner, Commercial Finance Manager, Management Accountant, Finance Manager, FP&A Manager, FP&A Analyst, Group Accountant

Cherry are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.