Jaguar Land Rover

Finance Business Partner Manager - Digital

Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 58,500.00 - 68,000.00 per year
27 May 2023
11 Jun 2023
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REQ ID: 114646
JOB TITLE: Finance Business Partner Manager - Digital
SALARY: £58,500 - £68,000
POSTING END DATE: 08/07/2023

Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

Strategy & Sustainability is at the heart of our business, driving Enterprise level strategic decision making across a number of domains including Strategic Partnerships, Sustainability, New Services, Open Innovation & Venture Capital, Digital and Corporate Strategy. We truly live the exceptional with soul by driving and shaping board level decisions aligned to our Global Reimagine strategy, making a real impact as Finance Business Partners and adding value as we
transform to Modern Luxury.

The purpose of this role is to provide high quality finance solutions in support of the achievement of strategic business objectives through proactive Finance business partnering. Finance Business Partners will build a credible productive partnership with the Operational Business. This role will also maintain links to the central finance teams in terms of forecasting and budgetary control.

The role provides widespread exposure and insight to the Digital organisation and therefore the right candidate will need to build considerable networks, both within Finance and cross-functionally. The role will involve developing a strong working relationship with the wider business, partnering Domain (Digital functional) leads to spotlight future opportunities for Digital, looking for solutions, challenging operations on their delivery and holding them to account, being engaged in making informed business decisions with a one team mindset and reporting on progress against action plans to target and leading change within the business.

It is important that the successful candidate can drive the role forward independently and forge long term relationships within the business.


As the Finance Business Partner Manager - Digital, you'll be responsible for:
• Network and proactively partner Digital Domain leads and their teams to ensure we deliver finance solutions to support the short- and long-term strategic direction of the business
• Must engender a positive working style with natural level of gravitas and credibility, able to build confidence
and influence non finance professionals whilst demonstrating the requisite level of drive and ambition.
• Generate optimal business cases, prepare financial analysis and present financial information such as Fiscal Year and strategic forecasts, targets and route maps focussing on delivering total business performance
• Review contract renewal proposals, ensure financial considerations understood and reporting requirements adhered to (contingencies, commitments etc)
• Deliver World Class processes incl. consistent and robust financial reports to operational and senior stakeholders to inform key business decision making and strategic business planning, working collaboratively with the Management Information and Analytics (MI&A) team to improve processes and reporting capability.
• Work collaboratively with the Digital operational teams and HR to manage, record and deliver against Headcount targets
• Attend and represent Digital Finance at key forums - including Digital Leadership Team, Digital Approval Committee (DTAC), Investment Board (IC), Non Prod Investment Committee (NPIC), Authority to Hire (ATH)
• Act as a subject matter expert keeping stakeholders and managers informed, identifying opportunities to share knowledge to upskill colleagues
• Support the Head of Finance by undertaking any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
• Lead and motivate direct reports by setting clear priorities, objectives and development opportunities - ensure Growth plans for all
• Drive and embed Creators code and principles.


• Proven Finance Business Partner experience ideally gained within a large, complex organisation with good communication, mediation and influencing skills
• Sound financial and commercial business acumen shown through evidence of developing, introducing new or innovative practices/processes in support of strategic business goals.
• Exceptional numerical, analytical skills supported by advanced communication and presentation skills - used to translate financial issues for operational teams, identify anomalies and interpret implications
• Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure balancing delivery of conceptual work with attention to detail and hands on delivery
• Strong analytical background, project management and delivery skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

• Proven Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to develop and nurture relationships internally operations and externally with suppliers
• Continuous improvement 'mind set' with the ability to identify and implement robust solutions and enhancements
• Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel
• CIMA or ACCA qualified or working towards


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you'll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you'll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.



At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.



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