Commercial Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£40000 - £47000 per annum
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Melanie Parkes
Contract type
Full time

Working with the Sales Function, the Commercial Finance Business Partner will help drive business performance by providing insightful management information.

Client Details

A leading organisation in Harrogate.


The Commercial Finance Business Partner will work closely with the Sales Division to provide insightful and business focussed management information.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure accurate monthly reporting of business performance (including management of accrual balances and spend vs. expectation)
  • Invoice review and authorisation
  • Accruals management and review - to include reforecast and releases
  • Reviewing/approving promotional activity to ensure in line with agreed business/customer/channel/product strategy
  • Contribute to the delivery of robust monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts through analysis and insightful support, ensuring that all variances are challenged and understood
  • Providing insightful sales contribution and profitability analysis to the Sales Team and wider business where applicable
  • Modelling commercial scenarios/providing commercial support and review for tender submissions and wider business decision making
  • Support costing decisions/calculate prices for new listings in both new/existing customers and tender submissions
  • Support decision making via ad-hoc analysis and reporting
  • Support audit process ensuring that materials to support half-year and year-end balances have been rigorously tested beforehand.


The Commercial Finance Business Partner will be/have:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Commercial finance experience ideally in an FMCG or Manufacturing environment
  • Able to analyse data and information and translate conclusions to non-finance stakeholders
  • Strong IT and numeracy skills
  • Ability to challenge, coach and influence stakeholders

Job Offer

  • c£45,000 p/a plus package
  • 18 month contract, with potential for a permanent role
  • Immediate start
  • Harrogate base

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