Finance Business Partner

Manchester City Center
£43,000 to £50,000
08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time
Otto James Consulting are exclusively supporting a leading retail group based in Manchester City Center, who offer working on a 2 days in 3 days out basis.
We are seeking an experienced Group Finance Business Partner to support a growing division, and to act as their commercial conduit to the Board.

Working closely with None Financial Stakeholders and with the Group Reporting Manager, you will be responsible for the collation and analysis of commercial information, including the annual budget, forecast, annual through to five-year plan. You will also play a key role in the improvement and automation of controls and processes, as well as owning any ad-hoc projects that arise.

The environment is highly dynamic, fast paced and the group is ideally positioned to continue to expand and as a result of the substantial investments made into the finance function and systems, they are set to achieve a culture of ‘best in class’.
Key Competencies:
  • Delivering high quality real time reports for the management team
  • Delivering and improving the current board packs to ensure efficiencies across group
  • Analysing variances and providing commentary to the senior stakeholders
  • Own budgeting and forecasting
  • Maintaining key relationships both within finance and across the business
  • Involved with automating and improving controls and processes
  • Ad-hoc projects as directed by the Senior Leadership Teams.
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • A proactive ‘can do’ approach
  • Advanced EXCEL
  • Strong experience and understanding of systems
  • A natural ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • An inquisitive mind-set where you continuously seek process improvement
  • The desire to work in a business that pride themselves on promoting internally and creating a first-class finance function
  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare scheme

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