Commercial Finance Business Partner

Commercial Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Commercial Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 10327/002_1561120966
Contact Name: Josh Stirrett
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Job Published: June 21, 2019 13:42

Job Description

Resourcery Group are currently working with one of the biggest and most prestigious businesses in Liverpool to recruit a senior Commercial Finance Business Partner to drive profitability and performance improvements across a key business division.

This market-leading Group has a diverse range of brands and products and is a fantastic organisation within which you can grow your career and develop as as a senior influencer.

The Commercial Finance Business Partner role is divisionally focused working within a specific product area(£160m t/o) and reports directly to the Divisional Finance Director managing 1 direct report. Working closely with the divisional senior management, UK General Sales Managers, Buying Controllers and a myriad of cross-functional stakeholders your role is to drive profitability improvements and performance enhancement through the provision of insight and most importantly challenge!

You will lead the annual budget process and have oversight of the production of the management accounts and consolidation into Group, providing insight into variances. More importantly you will provide a first line challenge to the business leaders and in-country management to help drive cost savings, efficiency and profitability growth. You will be expected as Commercial Finance Business Partner to work closely with Commercial Sales teams helping drive better pricing decisions, playing a key role in strategic deals, providing insight and understanding around product marketing and customer behaviour.

As such, our client is looking for a capable commercial accountant, with a strong FP&A background, comfortable being hands-on analytically but more importantly capable of influencing senior stakeholders across the business and overseas. This is a key role for the business and a focus area for growth, as such you will gain a strong exposure to the key decision makers and be able to drive your career upwards.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for a commercial and sales oriented Finance Business Partner capable of driving profitable change through others. Successful applicants should:

  • be CIMA, ACCA, ACA qualified.
  • be a proven stakeholder manager capable of influencing cross-functionally at all levels.
  • have experience of working with a large company system such as SAP (ideally) or Oracle.
  • possess FPA knowledge and management accounts background - budgeting, forecasting, KPI management etc.
  • ideally have worked in Manufacturing, FMCG, Consumer Products.
  • used to working in a corporate environment but capable of working autonomously.