Interim Finance Business Partner

Oxford Temporary £400 - £450 per day Hybrid working
  • Work from Home.
  • Retail/ FMCG/ Consumer Goods experience required

About Our Client

Our client is a PE backed fast growth retail/ consumer business with sites across the UK.

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Interim Finance Analyst to join our team on a 3-6 month contract basis.

This role will be conducted remotely, with potentially only 1 day every month in the office in Oxford.

The primary focus of this position will be margin analysis for rebates, requiring a deep understanding of financial data, strong Excel skills, and experience in multi-site businesses, preferably in the retail, FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods), or consumer goods sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Margin Analysis : Analyze margin data to calculate and monitor rebates, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policies and contracts.

  2. Data Management: Efficiently manage large datasets, maintaining data integrity and ensuring timely access for analysis and reporting.

  3. Report Generation: Produce high-quality internal reports using Excel, providing insights and recommendations to support decision-making processes.

  4. Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement, contributing to the financial success of the company.

  5. Multi-site Business Support: Collaborate with various teams across multiple sites to gather and consolidate financial information, providing a comprehensive view of the business's financial performance.

  6. Forecasting and Budgeting: Assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and budgets, working closely with relevant stakeholders.

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent). Essential
  • Proven experience in managing and analyzing large datasets, extracting meaningful insights.

  • Industry experience to include retail/ consumer goods/ FMCG/ merchant with demonstrable experience analysing pricing/ margin for large volume/ complex products. (ESSENTIAL)

  • Proven experience navigating multiple data sources and able to manage "imperfect data"
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including advanced functions and pivot tables.
  • Previous experience working in a multi-site business environment
  • Experience in the retail, FMCG, or consumer goods industries.
  • Strong analytical, modelling and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience gained as Finance Analyst, Finance Business Partner, Modeller

What's on Offer

Primarily a remote working role on a 3-6 month contract.

The position is inside IR35 so Daily rates payable via Umbrella Co/ PAYE

Jason Taylor
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Phone number
01865 208 471

Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Jason Taylor
Consultant phone
01865 208 471
Job reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working