Finance Business Partner

  • Permanent
  • Coventry
  • £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus bens GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

I am recruiting for a private equity backed business based in Coventry for a Finance Business Partner to work for a truly exceptional Head of Commercial Finance.

This role is purely commercial with a focus on partnering with the business. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a progressive career to date, and a focus on data and BI would be a huge advantage along with data manipulation, modelling and forecasting.

Duties will include;

  • Accurately forecast supplier rebates by Brand including the identification of rebate opportunities to positively impact the P&L and being able to explain purchases and rebate movements
  • Business partner the brand owner; challenge on the financial performance of the brand, work to identify tactical areas of growth, support the Director on strategic growth initiatives, act as their FD.
  • Model different supplier deal options, including scenario testing, with recommendations.
  • Create warning indicator margin exception reports. Include diagnosis of issues at net margin level, – Average Selling Price / Sales Price Inflation vs. Average Cost Price / Cost Price Inflation or Mix
  • Provide independent risk analysis on system price realignment where required.
  • Provide internal and external financial insight to support the review process.
  • Ensure working capital is analysed / monitored as part of decision making process. E.g. ROI, levels of stock, creditor days (including payment deferral process), rebate payment terms, cost of capital vs. potential P&L upside or risk.
  • Drive the development of rebate forecasts for the Brands, and target setting for team members. Be proactive with brands, ensure full understanding of the impact of rebate rates %’s on results
  • Present at key meetings (rebate & category) on the key financial indicators of the category and rebate forecasting along with suggestions on how to maximise profitability.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and interpretation of financial information as required.
  • Deliver short-term / one-off projects and activities as required by and to the standards and outcomes agreed with Manager.

The CFO is committed to building a best-in-class finance team and is looking for a strong academic background and a progressive CV. You will be rewarded with a fantastic career move with opportunities to develop and progress throughout the organisation.

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