Finance Business Partner

FMCG, Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Skills required
  • What you will recieve
  • Summary

This global logistics business is looking to appoint an assured Finance Business Partner to strategically support operations of a large division of its UK operation, based in Birmingham (hybrid working on offer)

Working closely with senior operational management and directly supporting the Director of your business area in a high profile role, you will provide accurate, meaningful and insightful financial analysis (to include sales & margin analysis, detailed business analysis and management information, forecasting and commentary, budget management, etc.) to adequately support and facilitate operational decision-making at a strategic level for this complex and fast-paced business. You will also provide budgetary reviews with a variety of stakeholders in order to help drive a continued focus on improving profitability and growth alongside looking after a small team.

The successful applicant will be heavily involved in strategy and performance across multiple departments, working directly with stakeholders to help deliver value-adding and commercially focused support designed to improve margin.

Ideally, you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with demonstrable experience of producing financial analysis in a commercial environment (preferably in a business partner capacity) ideally having exposure within an FMCG business
  • Have experience of providing financial support of a commercial nature to non-finance people, with proven experience of providing insightful and detailed information
  • Be able to demonstrate instances in which you have been able to add direct value to your business area through cost-saving initiatives, general business / reporting improvements and informing strategic business decisions
  • Possess strong excel skills allowing for quick and efficient interpretation of performance data

In return, you will:

  • Work in a senior capacity for well known business, enjoying autonomy in your role – organising your own workload and generating / leading your own projects
  • Develop your commercial business acumen in terms of helping to increase margins and profitability of your business area
  • Enjoy genuine opportunities to advance and progress your career in a successful, growing and highly commercial business

This operationally-focused senior finance role is a great position for a talented, commercial qualified accountant to test their business and value-adding skills in an environment that will reward this type of success with clear progression opportunities.

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