Finance Business Partner - Manufacturing

Kidlington Permanent £60,000 - £70,000 per year
  • Newly created, this role will help shape the manufacturing financial processes
  • Private equity backed, this company is going through a large growth phase

About Our Client

The client are a growing PE backed business, who are currently going through a massive growth phase as they look to enter the next stage of their business life cycle. They are in the process of moving into new head offices in Kidlington but this role would also require travel to the Banbury site.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Finance Business Partner - Manufacturing will be:

  • Be the key Finance point of contact for manufacturing/facilities managers.
  • Prepare budgets and quarterly forecasts for manufacturing facilities.
  • Manage cost reconciliations for manufacturing set up CAPEX and OPEX budgets, challenging cashflow forecasts for those budgets.
  • Support the accounting and reporting for the manufacturing arm of the business, including contributing to month end close review and processing journals where required.
  • Reviewing KPIs to analyse production performance and produce recommendations.
  • Own the business model for manufacturing and product business cases.
  • Manage and review assumptions for business cases, ensuring sensitivities to market changes are understood.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Finance Business Partner - Manufacturing will be:


  • Qualified with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent accountant qualification.
  • Intermediate MS Excel at a minimum with desire to develop skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with multiple departments.


  • Experience working within a similar business partnering role.
  • Experience working in manufacturing sector would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is a salary of circa £65,000 depending on experience, although there may be some flexibility on this for someone from the Manufacturing sector. Alongside an extensive benefits package which we can share upon application.

Nick Harris
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Phone number
+44 1865 208479

Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Nick Harris
Consultant phone
+44 1865 208479
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