Finance Business Partner

Competitive
Permanent
Kilkenny
16 Jan 2020
BBBH750981

Due to continued growth, my Client is looking to hire a Finance Business Partner to join their growing finance team.

The role is responsible for partnering with a unit of the category/market and provide decision support to the business leaders in this area with a focus on sustainable profitable growth and risk management. The role will be reporting to the Senior Finance Business Partner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and challenge strategic/business plans and identify areas of risk and opportunity.
  • Partner with Category/market to review current insights and prepare new insights on financial and operational analysis to evaluate, monitor and drive business performance.
  • Understand and drive performance by identifying, owning and developing the KPI's of the commercial unit and related dashboards and reports.
  • Work with commercial teams to develop and challenge budgets/forecasts and provide insights into variances, work with the commercial Finance Support team to develop and populate these budgets/forecasts
  • Support Commercial teams in business case feasibility and development and provide on-going monitoring and evaluation of actual performance against same.
  • Work closely with the Accounting & Control team to drive functional and business unit Operating Profit, Cashflow & Working Capital performance
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc analysis and management reporting to assist commercial business decisions, including but not limited to, Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Commercial negotiations & Project appraisal
  • Have a deep understanding of the external commercial environment thereby providing commercial insight on pricing and margin trends
  • Working with the Commercial Finance Support team, perform calculations to support commercial negotiations such as price/volume analysis.
  • Where applicable, perform complex analysis to support Senior business partner in overarching Category/Function decision support
  • Work jointly with finance to support risk management measurement and reporting
  • Contribute to monthly commentary / insights in monthly reporting packs
  • Support process improvement and optimisation being the key finance player in commercial/lean projects from identification through to planning and implementation phases.

Key Requirements:

  • Professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA, MBA).
  • 2-3 years post qualification experience in a dynamic environment, working in FMCG/Retail or Supply Chain/Production environments is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience working in business/functional unit, ideally within a multinational manufacturing site.

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