Role details

Finance Busiess Partner

London   •   £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Business Partering Opportunity at a rapidly expanding FTSE 250 business
  • Looking for a qualified accountant with at least 2 years PQE

About Our Client

This is a FTSE 250 leading manufacturer within the FMCG industry. This company works along side some leading retail and food service customers whilst putting its people at the core of everything that it does. With award winning products under its belt they hope to develop their growth rapidly as they expand into the United States.

Job Description

  • Lead, coach & develop direct reports into a world class Operations Team
  • Working closely with Site Management to enhance the overall provision of finance data to enable timely and appropriate actions / decisions to be implemented
  • Review and analyse weekly accounts & performance - comparison to prior periods, budget and forecast, specifically identify key trends/issues for corrective action.
  • Discuss / investigate & provide insight into site operational variances e.g. direct labour & waste with Site Management.
  • Work closely with the Central Finance Team - to eliminate difference between weekly & monthly accounts.
  • Drive Site MIT (Materials Initiative Team), Productivity & Capex Efficiency agenda and identify corrective actions as required supported by financial models
  • Complete Site budget and forecasts - build, review & present in partnership with key Site Management to include detailed Productivity Agenda review
  • Take the lead for Site Capital budgeting & forecasting. Play a pivotal role in capital request writing, reviewing & controlling of spend inline with budget & forecasts.
  • Take the lead for Site Overhead budgeting & forecasting. Improve the provision of financial awareness & information provided to aid minimising costs.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will ideally have

- FMCG experience

- Experience with leading and coaching direct reports

- Provide examples of developing and implementing initiatives which significantly improved Site performance.

- Strong academic background

- Qualified CIMA or ACCA

- At least 2 years Post Qualified Experience

- Be robust and resilient to business changes with strong intellect

- Be systems literate with Excel

What's on Offer

Permanent salary offering up to £55,000 per year with additional benefits.

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