Commercial Finance Business Partner

  • Job Reference: LAD51351
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Walker Dendle Financial
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Qualified, Finalist, Part Qualified, Non Qualified/QBE
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Dendle
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8408 9999

Job Description

With a clear focus on the commercial element of the job, this brand new and exciting opportunity for an experienced finance business partner to  support the FC in developing more interaction between core finance and the business, specifically marketing & sales.

The role has two key elements. Firstly, the responsibility for providing invaluable business insight by developing performance information through detailed reports and improved understanding (70%) and secondly providing support for month, quarter and year end process (30%).

Develop weekly, monthly and quarterly sales and margin reports including commentary 
Assist in developing meaningful monthly reporting packs for management team
Build relationships with sales teams by provide meaningful insight and help the sales teams interpret and understand the financial data.
Assist with cash flow forecasting and analysis
Assist with developing the annual plan,  revised plan and quarterly forecasting
Support the finance team at month and quarter end and cover reporting role of Head of Shared Services in his absence
Support the finance team at year end and assist the Head of Shared Services with the year end audit.

You will be:

 Newly qualified (CIMA or ACCA) or QBE
Strong Excel skills (pivots, V-lookups, macros)
Experience of ERP systems advantageous ideally Sage X3 but not essential
Comfortable working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Flexible and adaptable approach
Strong interpersonal skills – someone who is a good communicator and is able to convey ideas for change and improvement clearly to both finance and non-finance employee’s.
Commercial aptitude 
High degree of initiative in seeking solutions

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