Role details

Finance Business Partner

Manchester   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Organisation
  • Business facing role

About Our Client

My client is an acquisition driven, leading international retailer and distributor. Headquartered in New York City, with offices worldwide, they are able to supply their customers with quality products on a global basis. Their mission is to continue building a preeminent value-added distribution company across targeted industries based on outstanding customer support, technical expertise, and continual improvement.

Job Description

The Finance Business Partner will be responsible for the analysis of business performance, forecasting and financial management. You will oversee trading activities in the EMEA & Asia Pacific region. The position will report into the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and business partner with the management team for the region. You will be expected to deputise for the head of FP&A on occasion. Responsibilities will include:

  • Weekly cash forecasting
  • Development of presentations for the management team and parent company board of directors
  • Prepare monthly Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) of the results for the region
  • Preparation and communication of management information / KPIs including sales & margins, working capital metrics.
  • Preparation of monthly & quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Utilize IFS and SAP ERP systems to compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts
  • IFS & SAP : assist A/P, A/R and Controllership functions in resolving system issues, questions
  • Customer and product profitability analysis
  • Support operations with product costs and inventory management
  • Analysis and commentary on periodic reporting
  • Inventory control and stock count supervision
  • Satisfy ad-hoc reporting requests
  • Acquisition support where required
  • Business modelling

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be in a business facing role so strong interpersonal skills are a prerequisite for the role. Alongside this, our client is looking for the following experience

  • At least 2 years post-qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Demonstrable previous experience in a commercial position
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Desire to take on a challenge

What's on Offer

£45,000 - £55,000 plus attractive benefits package

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