Finance Business Partner
We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of over 78,000 passionate people, call over 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.
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We have an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking finance professional to join our Offer & Sourcing (O&S) finance team as our O&S Cost Finance Business Partner in Paddington. The O&S Cost team handles an annual budget of c£140m which will require you to partner closely with senior stakeholders to understand the needs of the business ensuring spend aligns to the strategic objectives.
What you’ll be doing:
- Own the O&S cost base, responsible for monthly analysis of actuals against forecast & managing risks and opportunities ahead of submission to Group FP&A. Lead monthly P&L update meetings with O&S Finance Director Run the strategic planning, budgeting & forecast cycles Business partner non-finance stakeholders to provide monthly analysis and support on adhoc projects. Project work including tracking cost savings, transfer pricing and implementation of a rolling forecast
What experience you’ll bring:
- Qualified accountant – CIMA/ACCA or ACA Proven experience in partnering with senior colleagues up to Director/Board level Audit, analytical or FP&A experience either in-house or from an accountancy firm Excellent excel and analytical skills with a continuous improvement mindset
This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, apply now!