Finance Business Partner

Michael Page
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£40000 - £45000 per annum
11 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Gabrielle Martin
Contract type
Full time

This is a high growth business in Nottingham with learning opportunity and progression

A broad role with direct reports and the opportunity to add value

Client Details

My client is a specialist manufacturing in Nottingham, retail and wholesale SME, with a distribution network across Europe, and an extensive logistics operation. They are driven by integrity and sustainability, partnering with clients across Europe to deliver an effective and profitable service. This is the head office location of a high growth business; a great time to join the team in a family-owned environment where you will be mentored and progressed.


The is a broad role in Nottingham reporting directly the Finance Director, with the core purpose of assisting the FD in developing and embedding the systems and reporting required to create value in anticipation of the sale of the business.

  • Lead the production of the management accounts with supporting commentary and analysis

  • Assist the FD in designing and implementing robust internal processes to maximise efficiency, and ensure time can be spent on Value Creating activities

  • Identify, analyse and report key variances

  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations

  • Plan and monitor cashflow, to ensure the business expansion needs can be met

  • Implement and monitor effective internal controls to minimise risk and manage expenditure

  • Statutory reporting such as VAT, ONS

  • Design, implement and monitor internal accounting policies

  • Remain up to date with all appropriate Financial Reporting Standards

  • Lead a team of five and be responsible for their professional development

  • Liaise with the transactional team and build relationships with the Store, Sales and Warehousing teams

This is a broad role, with scope for development and progression. You will get good visibility of the business as a whole, and be in a position to have an impact and add value.


Desired Candidate:

This Finance Business Partner position will suit a technically astute, commercially minded individual who is keen to learn in a high responsibility role. To maximise success, the ideal candidate will be:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

  • Have a strong ability to communicate at all levels, to finance and non-finance persons

  • Capable handling debits and credits

  • Able to demonstrate excellent excel capability

  • Able to demonstrate understanding of cost variance

  • Ability to identify commercial opportunities and risk

  • Process driven with a strong desire to continually improve their deliverables

Job Offer

£40,000 - 45,000

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