Commercial Business Partner

Recruiter
Marks Sattin Ltd
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading FMCG business based in North London is seeking a Commercial Business Partner to work closely with senior operational staff and advise upon/influence the decision making process.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Partnering with a variety of stakeholders to provide insightful analysis to highlight business and divisional performance.
  • The analysis of costs and wastage, and advising on how to reduce cost leakage.
  • Analysing performance and a variety of KPIS, and advising on best courses of action to ensure opportunities are explored/risks averted.
  • The production of a monthly management pack to be distributed to key internal stakeholders.
  • Regular forecasting, and playing a key role in financial planning for the business.
  • The financial appraisal of business cases and capital investments.
  • Weekly performance reporting, highlighting key trends and opportunities.
  • Working with internal stakeholders to increase commerciality across the business, and to advise on best courses of action to increase margins and revenues.
  • Ad hoc projects and reporting as directed by the Head of Finance and other senior staff.
  • Ensure a strong controls environment exists within the business.

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified accountant.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience gained from a similar role - Management Accountant, FP&A, Business Partner, Finance Analyst, etc.
  • Experience of FMCG, Manufacturing, retail, wholesale, etc would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to support senior level stakeholders.
  • The ability to work almost entirely unsupervised and autonomously.