Finance Business Partner

Birmingham Permanent £60,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Provide insightful reporting, analysis and business partnering.
  • Optimise decision making and deliver value for shareholders.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading player in their industry and a global brand . They are recognised for their commitment to innovation and high-quality service.

Job Description

  • This is a key role within the Business Partnering function within Commercial Finance. You will be expected to take the lead from a finance perspective on driving P&L performance, articulating drivers in an insight-driven manner to guide decision-making.
  • You will be influencing and shaping commercial outcomes to ensure the business hits its financial performance targets.
  • Finance interface into the Marketing (Pricing and Propositions teams), influencing the development of new customer propositions.
  • Main point of contact on articulating P&L performance through drivers, along owner of "one source" on profit improvement initiatives.
  • Provide robust decision-support to the Marketing team, ensuring pricing and proposition proposals deliver value objectives.
  • Ensuring end-to-end finance engagement on propositions pre-launch in order that the budget reflects the relevant costs and benefits.
  • Identification, quantification and mitigation of risks that may arise as a result of both internal and external factors
  • Ad hoc commercial analysis / impact assessment of price changes, market impacts and new propositions
  • Ownership for commercial evaluations of key strategic projects, providing insight and challenge, as well as presenting key outcomes to senior stakeholders.

The Successful Applicant

  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).
  • Excellent knowledge of finance, covering a breadth of activities and best in class practices and policies ideally from a finance generalist or finance specialist role
  • Exceptional business partnering skills, ability to quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships, with a proven ability to influence and coach and be prepared to challenge.
  • Advanced financial modelling (excel) skills - ability to build/manipulate detailed models to arrive at appropriate outputs/metrics to support decision making.
  • Communication skills - translating complex financial outcomes to senior financial and non financial stakeholders through both oral and written communication. Ability to tailor message to the relevant audience, distilling key messages without losing the appropriate level of detail.
  • High level of commercial acumen, having the ability to quickly understand new ideas and how they impact the business financially, as well provider suggestions on how they might be improved.
  • Experience required of budget management, planning & forecasting and financial business partnering.

What's on Offer

  • Salary range of £60,000 - £65,000
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Hybrid working
  • A supportive, innovative and team-oriented company culture with genuine progression opportunities.

Louise Edwards
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6920

Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
Technology & Telecoms
Contract type
Consultant name
Louise Edwards
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6920
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