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Senior Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Senior Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
REF: CG2405OFM_1558715497
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a market leading FTSE success story that's demonstrated impressive growth in an increasingly competitive industry, is looking to source a commercially astute Senior Finance Business Partner to join its expanding team. This is a newly created role, giving the successful candidate plenty of scope of make their mark in this high profile position.

You'll be supporting the Operational Director, working closely with various departments across the business to provide financial advice and support, as well as developing new proposals & business plans, budgets, forecasts and performance reporting.

Main duties include:
* Providing value adding financial insight, support and challenge and building effective relationships with Senior Managers and with other department heads
* Leading the period management accounts process, analysis and commentary
* Leading the annual budget and quarterly forecast process for operational delivery
* Developing strong stock accounting insight and working with Operations to reduce GRNI and stock adjustments
* Evaluating all new site proposals
* Maintaining and enhancing financial controls ensuring accuracy and robustness of reporting
* Managing a small team of Finance Analysts, ensuring team is developed and motivated to perform at a high standard

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a minimum 3 years PQE
* Strong academic record
* Experience of a similar role in a fast-paced environment, ideally retail/fmcg/manufacturing
* Advanced Excel
* Capable leader, with a track record managing and retaining high performing teams
* A natural business partner, with the confidence and gravitas to influence decision making and garner respect amongst senior peers
* Team-orientated approach, capable of rolling up sleeves when needed and leading by example

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly driven and career-minded individual with a strong commercial skill set, to join an organisation going through an exciting period of change and innovation.

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