Senior Finance Business Partner

Location
Manchester
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021
Ref
AC-34620
Contact
Aaron Conneran
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

Axon Moore are partnering with a leading logistics business based in Manchester. The organisation has performed well despite the Covid-19 pandemic and are looking to recruit an experience Senior Finance Business Partner.
 
Job title – Senior Finance Business Partner

Salary – £55k - £60k + benefits 

The Role

This position will play a key role in the continued development of the finance function as the business looks to explore alternative markets, with a proven and specialist logistics background. The purpose of this role is ensure all contract-related commercial activities are performed accurately and on a timely basis and to support the wider business in their need for relevant commercial analysis and cost management. As part of this support you will also take responsibility for liaising directly with the customer and internal operational management.

Main Duties
  • Lead commercial relationship with client (supported by Head of Finance & Finance Director)
  • Subject matter expert on commercial construct of the contract with the client
  • Ownership of the submission of commercial information to client
  • Overhead Champion for key cost categories including IT spend
  • Ownership of monthly operational and financial business review process
  • Ownership of full contract P&L, Month-end variance analysis and responsibility for initiating commercial actions / cost saving plans
  • Ownership of annual and quarterly budgeting/reforecasting process & weekly P&L flash
  • Quality assurance on customer invoicing accuracy & timeliness
  • Management of direct report – objective setting, regular 1-2-1, performance appraisal, support development & CPD
Person specification
  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified accountant
  • Previous experience within a similar commercial role
  • Experience building and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders and executive team members
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills, comfortable with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High levels of motivation, flexibility and the ability to work on own initiative with a drive for excellence and attention to detail.
  • Personal flexibility to travel when necessary.
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Aaron Conneran at Axon Moore on 07503 621 256

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