Who is our client?
Our client is a leading specialist food manufacturer of several well known brands in their sector. Due to an impending departure they immediately require an Asst Finance Business Partner. This role will suit an individual who is part qualified, CIMA or ACCA with a commercial mindset You will support the Commercial Finance Business Partner (and the wider commercial team) with the quarterly and year end finance process.
The role requirements
You will assist with both quarterly and year-end processes, including annual forecasts and the periodic business cycle..
You will provide the Sales and Marketing teams with ad hoc data analysis where required and requested
You will provide a detailed review of key marketing activities for the Finance BP (and the relevant team), with drawn learnings and recommendations.
You will work on ‘period end’ preparation, including: posting journals and preparing balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis and commentary
You are logical with a commercially astute approach to solving business problems.
What sort of people are we looking for?
You can demonstrate previous Finance experience in a similar fast paced manufacturing / retail / FMCG environment ideally.
The successful candidate will be commercially minded, with ‘big picture thinking” as this is not a ‘crunching numbers’ role.
You are Part Qualified, CIMA or ACCA with at least 3 years work experience.
You possess Advanced Excel skills and you are able to quickly learn new and complex systems
You have strong communication skills and are capable of building strong relationships with ‘non-finance’ stakeholders.
You are someone who will look at processes and develop KPIs for the team.