Finance Business Partner

England, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Tom Morgan
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join an exciting Manufacturing company experiencing huge growth based in Cheltenham. For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Partner with the supply chain site leader and their broader teams to drive, communicate and influence the business supply chain operating results and supply chain strategy
  • Identify areas where specific analysis may help improve financial decisions to move towards a standardised approach
  • Partner with the broader cost and site operating teams to develop standard operating rhythms to drive site performance and ensure compliance with supply chain policies and procedures
  • Support the site process to identify and implement cost out initiatives
  • Partner with the cost functions to drive actionable analytics across all keys areas (e.g. product cost, cost out, inventory) and partner with the business to make viable recommendations to action
  • Evaluate Plant & Equipment spending needs at the site, become a key stakeholder in the approval process and critically evaluate spending requirements and Plant & Equipment forecasts
  • Actively participate in the transformation to the new COE structure and continue to partner across all COE's and with site retained finance
  • Respond to internal ad hoc requests in a knowledgeable and flexible manner whilst maintaining a focus on standardisation and automation

Person specification:

  • Fully qualified professional accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with post qualification experience in a large company or equivalent expertise through relevant work experience
  • Degree qualified or relevant work experience or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Proven experience of working as a Business Partner ideally within a Supply Chain environment
  • Strong/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Be able to show you can develop strong cross functional relationships & networks in order to complete your work Flexible work style, ability to work under pressure & must be able to work on own initiative

For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.