Senior Finance Business Partner

Employer
DFDS
Location
Lincoln, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Oct 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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re you an experienced and passionate Finance professional and thrive on playing a key role in maximising a Company's financial growth and making a real difference? If so, we are looking to recruit a highly motivated Senior Finance Business Partner to fulfil an exciting, newly formed position within our Logistics division.

Be part of our growth and success
With a current Group turnover of £2bn, DFDS are one of the largest Shipping & Logistics leaders in Europe. Looking after a large proportion of our overall Logistics division, this role will look to cover several sites throughout the UK & Ireland which currently turnover approximately £200m. The successful candidate will be a key member of the senior leadership team, reporting into the Vice President Logistics UK&I and be empowered to work flexibly in terms of location and hours with a formal base at our Immingham location. This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual with a growth mindset who can partner and represent the business in multiple ways from leading contractual commercial negotiations from stage one to translating data into insights and actions to gain improved financial results!

What you will be responsible for:

Develop understanding of the business context associated with value creation, translate financial and non-financial data into business opportunities
Understand the financial challenges and strategically influence them to deliver options to meet financial targets
Drive business performance, continuous productivity improvements and standardisation across the area of responsibility
Accountable for timely and high-quality financial reporting, analysis and metrics to key stakeholders
Driving one set of numbers across all financial reports
Own and provide financial information and expertise to inform and challenge the business strategy
Drive investment plans and budget/forecasting process
Accountable for the analysis and interpretation of financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions
Coach and challenge the organisation to increase financial awareness to enable successful business decision making
What you will need to be successful
You will a proven track record of working within in a complex multi-site organisation and can demonstrate that you are comfortable advising and supporting Senior Management with business decisions as well as displaying strong partnering, coaching and negotiation skills. You will drive change and improvements across all areas within our business. If you believe you are the ideal candidate for this role, please submit your CV and application in English by sending an email to (url removed) as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact (url removed) . DFDS is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from all backgrounds
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