Finance Business Partner

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience in Management Accounting and are looking for a new challenge within a reputable company? Keep reading because our client are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join their team in Blackburn.

The Company

Established in 2001, the business has established itself as one of the UK`s fastest growing and most recognisable forecourt operators, with an expanding portfolio of 600 sites located throughout mainland UK. Their story is astonishing and one thing is for sure, they are truly excited that you will be joining the journey with them.

The possibilities are simply endless for the business and for their teams and colleagues.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Finance as our Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for:

Management Accounting

• Assisting in preparing the month end management accounts pack, which include profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow statement and KPIs.
• Variance and trend analysis for consolidated company results and by site
• Management and review of gross margins and overheads by site.
• Assisting in balance sheet control account reconciliation
• Preparation and analysis of weekly P&Ls by site
• Preparation of weekly cash flow statement and cash flow forecasts
• Development / improvement of management information for finance and operational managers

Budgeting and forecasting

• Assisting in the process of annual budget preparation and quarterly reforecasting
• Monitoring performance against budget monthly by site

As well as…

• Assisting in the year end statutory audit process
• Lead cost saving and profitability boosting initiatives
• Maintaining key supplier relations
• Liaising with operational staff to optimise performance, cost control and drive profitability
• Assisting in the implementation of a reporting software to improve reporting across the department

You will Have:

The successful candidate must have Full membership of a relevant professional body with post qualification experience. As the Finance Business Partner, you must also have excellent Microsoft Excel skills and have a solid degree of commercial awareness. You must have a pro-active approach and be comfortable using your own initiative. You will also be able to effectively communicate financial information to senior operational and board members. Knowledge and/or experience of the Retail/FMCG industry is preferred but not essential.

In return for your hard work as the Finance Business Partner, you will receive a Salary of £35,000 - £40,000, with excellent opportunities and the chance to work with an engaging team.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the required skills to match, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY today!

Position: Finance Business Partner
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £35k-£40k

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.