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Retail Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Retail Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
REF: CG2708RFBP_1532705285
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic and innovative retailer with a highly regarded talent planning structure that consistently enables the best and brightest to achieve their professional goals, is looking to source a charismatic and ambitious Retail Finance Business Partner to join its talented team. This is a visible role within the UK team, providing support to the Retail Managers, Operations Directors and Development Managers, to deliver business growth.

Main duties include:
* Responsibility for supporting assigned stores
* Producing accurate planning that identifies key issues and drives action
* Delivering focused insight on business performance, communicating current trends, challenges and opportunities
* Key finance representative providing business partnering through financial updates, analysis on company, region and area performance and engaging with non-finance stakeholders
* Spending time with operators to drive greater understanding of profit performance and enhance action planning
* Mentoring and managing Retail Analysts
* Providing regular ad hoc analysis that identifies key issues

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified and have a strong academic record, including a minimum 2:1 degree from a well-regarded institution. You must also have exceptional Excel and modelling skills, coupled with a proven track record in a commercially focused role, ideally gleaned in a fast-paced, consumer facing sector (retail/fmcg/leisure/hospitality).

You must consider yourself to be a confident, credible and effective communicator, capable of building sustainable relationships with non-finance stakeholders. You will also demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm for maximising business performance and utilise an inquisitive and challenging nature in order to expose the real commercial drivers and their impact on sales.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a commercially astute and self-motivated Finance Business Partner to join an organisation that offers a dynamic and vibrant working culture, where high achievers are acknowledged and rewarded accordingly. You will have every chance to shape retail strategy and influence key decision makers, in this highly visible and pivotal role.

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