Liverpool, Merseyside | Permanent
£65000 - £75000 per annum + DOE
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Senior Finance Business Partner for an extremely successful and established financial services business in Liverpool on a permanent basis. The role reports to the Head of Financial Planning and requires a talented professional who can provide high quality financial analysis and support to senior management. Key responsibilities for the Senior Finance Business Partner: * Assisting in the production and continuous improvement of monthly management information, working with stakeholders to maximise the use of MI * Managing stakeholder input into the annual budget and planning process together with the quarterly reforecasting process whilst also supporting budget holders * Influencing the Group's financial control policies to ensure that financial control policies are understood * Overseeing the annual planning process for partnered functions and working with senior management team * Engaging with business stakeholders to report accurate headcount and committed expenditure ensuring key budget variances are analysed and understood * Producing and providing pensions related financial information to Board and Committee papers * Reviewing and approving cost applications/business cases and escalating as required * Assisting in the development of colleagues within the team The successful applicant will be a qualified Accountant and experienced Senior Finance Business Partner with outstanding commercial acumen and focus. You will have strong senior stakeholder management, analytical and communication skills. A background in financial services would be desirable. This is an excellent opportunity to add value within a fast moving and growing team. Please apply now should you have the relevant experience. Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.
Lancashire, England | Permanent
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Sellick partnership has been engaged to recruit a truly commercial Finance Business Partner for an instantly recognisable service business based in Lancashire. This is a great commercial and value adding role where you are able to immerse yourself within the company and gain great exposure at a key time in their strategic plan. The role The role reports directly to the Head of Commercial Finance but also works closely with the business divisional Directors in providing genuine commercial insight and analytical support. You will have great exposure to the business; working closely with the non-finance teams, aiding them in making sound conclusions following your analysis. Your main remit will be to provide in depth financial and commercial insight to key stakeholders within the business and to ensure that they maximise the performance and drive initiatives for profitable growth The role holder will act as an integral part of the senior management team who will seek opportunities to add commercial insight and value through improved awareness on sales channel profitability, vendor contribution, pricing, marketing ROI and new propositions. A full job specification is available. The person The successful applicant will ideally be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified coming from a similar role and being able to demonstrate commercial awareness to enable a focus on both revenue and margins to really drive commercial benefit and add value to the financials. The individual in this role needs to have strong analytical skills, business partnering and influencing skills in order to be a success in a complex area of the business with multiple stakeholders. You will have a creative and innovative approach to problem solving and analysis; delivery orientated - able to work in pressurised environments, meet multiple deadlines and manage own priorities. You will also be able to demonstrate business acumen and ability to gain knowledge across the breadth of a variety of functions. Good communication skills - able to translate financial information and create successful business relationships. You will also be able to take a 'big picture' view with demonstrable internal consultancy and influencing skills, while possessing a keen eye for the detail. We are looking for ambitious high-achievers that have proven themselves. The business offer a structured career ladder recognising and rewarding strong performance. They offer great development and learning opportunities to help round out an individual's skillset. If you consider yourself to be a committed, motivated individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you. If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.
St. Helens, Merseyside | Permanent
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent Finance Manager for the distribution centre in St Helens of a very successful and instantly recognisable business. The business has outperformed their competitors over the past few years and will continue to do so by driving their strategic plan, delivering further improvements and changes that will make a real impact on the whole business. Working in a state-of-the-art distribution centre, the depot finance team has a key role in driving vital change. We are now looking to recruit a talented Finance Manager to work closely with operational leaders to drive the commercial performance of the depot. This is a key position where you have the chance to make a serious impact, and build a career with a business that puts people at the heart of its strategy. You will be involved in analysing financial/commercial data to identify key insights, and use data to influence decision making and drive continuous improvement coupled with challenging operational teams on budgets, commercials and KPIs, acting as a catalyst for change across the depot. You will face some challenging conversations and therefore will need to be able to influence people in different ways. But if you can build great relationships, and educate the logistics teams on strong financial management, you'll have an opportunity to drive some really exciting change. You will be responsible for producing management accounts, take control of budgets, planning and forecasting as well as monitoring and reporting on costs. You will be tasked to provide appropriate challenge and influence to stakeholders to ensure they make well informed decisions that accurately capture risks and opportunities. The person The successful applicant will be a qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA or CIMA) who is coming from a similar broad commercial role within depot / distribution / logistics. You will have strong analytical skills, with the ability to interrogate data and use insights to drive decision making. You will certainly need to have a passion for driving change and continuous cost improvements. The role requires an ambitious and proactive individual who enjoys applying a strong commercial focus, with the ability to build robust and productive relationships, providing support and challenge across all functions and liaising and influencing senior management. Ideally, you will have experience from a similar distribution or depot role and business and have the ability to juggle multiple conflicting priorities, working to tight deadlines. More importantly, you will have the ability to build successful relationships with partners across the business. If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this commercial finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you. If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.
Manchester, Greater Manchester | Permanent
£40000 - £47000 per annum
Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Finance Analyst for an instantly recognisable global financial services organisation in Manchester. You will be working as part of a team tasked to support the group and subsidiary entities in delivering and analysing the annual financial plan and quarterly reforecasts (end to end process). Your recommendations on Balance Sheet and Income Statement evolution, capital planning, budget management insight will guide and support the business moving forward. You will be involved in the commentary for all revenue and expense reporting, providing high level results analysis (actuals vs. plan, plan vs. reforecast etc) coupled with adhoc reporting to support senior stakeholders. This role includes excellent growth potential within the business and can also serve as a gateway to other areas within the organisation. Your success will largely derive from your technical and analytical abilities as you take on multiple projects/tasks within tight timelines. The quality of your work product will also be key and should demonstrate attention to detail and sound judgment. The person The successful applicant will be a qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA coming from a similar role coupled with a strong academic record and ideally have Financial Services experience, particularly Banking. It is fundamental that you have a thorough understanding and experience of Income Statement and Balance Sheet interactions/ relationships and key drivers. Strong excel skills and the ability to design financial models, manipulate and model data together with having a strong controls and governance oversight is a must. You will have great verbal and written communication skills and in-depth knowledge of 'controls'; experience of a fast moving, complex, highly controlled, multi-national/ functional organisation; analytical with an inquisitive/challenging mind set and significant experience of accounting systems and processes (e.g. advanced user of excel) Due to the multi-faceted nature of this position it is essential that the successful individual has proven experience in relationship building, influencing others as well as managing people and projects. In a workplace where teamwork is essential, excellent people skills are a must. Likewise the individual must be diligent with has a keen eye for detail and an analytical mind. If you consider yourself to be a committed, motivated individual, who can demonstrate the above skills then we would be pleased to hear from you. If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.
Stone, Staffordshire | Permanent
£35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Sellick Partnership is exclusively recruiting for a Finance Manager to join a well-established distribution SME based in Stone, Staffordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on Accountant to join a business that has recently been acquired and are now a subsidiary of an international organisation with offices in Barbados, France, Montreal and the UK. They require someone to be part of the Senior Management team to encourage business decisions and move the organisation to the next level. The duties of the Finance Manager include: Working with the directors in setting/monitoring departmental budgets and costs Providing timely monthly management accounts for all businesses across the group, including relevant commentary for directors Providing meaningful profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts Managing all areas of the finance department including credit control, purchase ledger, sales ledger etc Ensuring the accuracy of all financial reporting allowing high-level decisions to be made by the directors on an informed basis Monitoring and managing cash flow on a daily/weekly/monthly basis as required Identifying critical areas of the business to produce meaningful KPIs, both financial and non-financial Liaising across the group to reconcile the intercompany transactions Working alongside auditors and tax advisors to enable them to provide the directors with proactive advice across the group Maintaining relationships with service providers such as banks, insurance brokers, accountants, forex, etc Reviewing and appraising software (management system/EDI) and then implementing new updates were relevant, ensuring staff adequately trained The successful candidate will ideally be fully CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified (however QBE will be considered if highly experienced), they will be hands-on and willing to get stuck in with transactional tasks as well as complex ones. They will ideally have SAP experience and be a confident communicator with all types/levels of people. They will also be confident providing financial commentary and discussing financial issues with the MD. Hours are 9am-5pm, however these are flexible. If you are interested in the above position and feel your experience matches the criteria please apply now for immediate consideration or for more information please contact Jemma Bailey. Closing date is Friday 16th November, with interviews taking place week commencing 19th November. Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice https://www.sellickpartnership.co.uk/data-processing-notice