Finance Business Partner

Wakefield Permanent £55,000 - £65,000 per year
  • FMCG - Household name
  • Hybrid working

About Our Client

My client is a FTSE listed FMCG firm based in Wakefield. They have an exciting fast-paced business that's performing really well and uniquely positioned for further growth. They have a high-calibre finance team and invest significantly into the well being of their staff in terms of benefits and career opportunities.

Job Description

The Finance Business Partner will work closely with the business to drive product performance and influence decision-making. This is a highly influential role adding real value to the business. Core Responsibilities include:

  • Performance measures to support and challenge the business - Ensure visibility and understanding of accurate financial and non-financial KPIs daily, weekly and monthly
  • Forecast value drivers and profitability - In partnership with the senor management team to create detailed plans which underpin the company budget and support growth ambitions.
  • Investment appraisal - participate in decision-making forums, plan for new seasons, reviewing seasonal performance and contributing to strategic direction.
  • Play a leading role in identifying operational efficiencies and growth opportunities
  • Providing analysis and insight to influence the product strategy - performance of sales, profitability to deliver budget.
  • Identify opportunity to drive improvements and influence such as reviewing past actions and identification of new opportunities.

The Successful Applicant

The Finance Business Partner will have the following:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA or CIMA
  • Commercial finance experience gained either via an industry route or through an advisory function in a large professional services organisation
  • Experience within Retail/FMCG/Manufacturing highly desirable
  • Strong business partner with ability to build a wide network of finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills

What's on Offer

Excellent salary package including basic salary circa £55-65k + benefits. They offer a hybrid working policy, combining 1-2 days a week in the office a week with remote working from home.

James Fowler
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+44 113 388 9071

Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
Contract type
Consultant name
James Fowler
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9071
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