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Finance Business Partner - Sales & Marketing

£50000 - £55000 per annum
Ref: BBBH9937_1516714898
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Job Description

Cherry Professional are recruiting a Finance Business Partner for a growing PLC based in Nottingham. This is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant who gets a buzz out of making a positive impact and adding value through providing strong Finance Business Partnering and analytical support to the business.

Our client is offering up to £55,000 plus excellent benefits including a 7% matched pension, private medical cover, subsidised restaurant and up to 15% bonus.

This exciting role works at the sharp end of this business working closely with the Sales & Marketing Teams to provide insightful financial information and analysis. Your commercial acumen will be fully utilised as you assess and forecast sales and profitability, costs of sales / return on investment from promotional activity and trade terms / contracts. You will also play a key role in the business planning process and ensuring that this is communicated and understood across the business.

The Role…

  • To support and influence business decisions through effective Finance Business Partnering by preparing and analysing financial data and reports
  • Undertaking detailed / 'deep dive' financial analysis using advanced Excel and financial modelling skills to provide business insight and support to ensure the Division meets its performance objectives
  • Challenge and support the wider UK Business to ensure it has an effective and understood annual business plan with clear assumptions and drivers, backed up with high quality analysis.
  • Working with line managers to ensure robust control of costs / budgets including pricing and margin analysis
  • Getting involved in projects that revolve around best practice and continuous performance initiatives
  • Monthly and annual financial reporting

To be successful in the role of Finance Business Partner you will have the following skills and experience and attributes:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified - minimum 3 years PQE
  • Experience of partnering with a sales or marketing function
  • Evidence of influencing business decision making (not only "reporting the numbers").
  • Experience in managing budgeting / planning activities with non-finance teams
  • Ability to provide quality insight from analysis performed & explain clearly including to non-finance teams.
  • Able to challenge & support the sales & marketing teams to achieve business goals
  • Proactive approach to problem solving in commercial context

The Benefits…

The company provides a first class working environment. Salary will be up to £55,000 plus excellent benefits including a 7% matched pension, private medical cover and up to 15% bonus.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.