Finance Business Partner - Retail Brand

Michael Page Finance
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Business Partner to join a well-known retail brand based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a well-known international retail/hospitality chain based in central London.


Key purpose of the job:

  • To work closely with their stakeholders, developing and delivering insightful commercial analysis and help drive sales, profitability & value.
  • To deliver periodic management information, budget and forecasts.

Key responsibilities

  • To create and maintain appropriate high quality group reporting which meets the needs of the increasingly complicated structure.
  • To be an financial insight guru for the business, delivering accurate management information which is simple to understand and easily read by non-accountants.
  • To establish strong credibility with the operators, working in an engaging, supportive and objective manner.
  • To manage and own the budget and forecasting process.

Finance Business Partner - Retail Brand


My client is open to candidates from industry or practice. The role would be suited to someone with with commercial exposure ie influencing revenue. Attributes that my client is looking for are below:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Proven track record of making complex information quick and easy to understand
    • Experience of delivering budgets
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Has the gravitas and credibility to work at senior manager level
    • Is curious, thinks strategically and is passionate about delivering insightful information
    • Is a great communicator & relationship builder with all levels
    • Is constructively impatient and drives improvement
    • Is self confident and tenacious with good influencing skills
  • Down-to-earth with a hands-on approach to working

Finance Business Partner - Retail Brand

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate will be:

Salary: up to £55k depending on experience

Pension: 6% of salary

Holidays: 25 + normal bank holidays

Bonus potential: 30% of salary

Healthcare: Private medical for self and family

Other: Free staff discount, meals at any time (limited to c£200 per month)


Finance Business Partner - Retail Brand