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Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jonathan Moss

  • Email:

    jonathan.moss@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    M20199_1616673182

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-24

  • Consultant:

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Finance Business Partner

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Location: Manchester

Duration: Permanent

Sellick partnership has been engaged to recruit a commercial Finance Business Partner for a profitable branded retail business based in Manchester. This is a truly 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 reports directly to the Finance Director 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, margin and profitability analysis, analysis of promotions, pricing, marketing ROI, appraisal of new business opportunities, new product development, commercial agreements and ad hoc requests.

A full job specification is available.

The successful applicant will ideally be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified coupled with a strong academic record and coming from a similar role. You will have commercial finance and business partnering exposure in FMCG or consumer goods in a retail environment; where you have experience of commercial terms negotiations, pricing, promotional evaluations, business cases, and business partnering a sales and marketing team, influencing commercial decisions to drive margin improvement. We are looking for someone with sparkle, drive & energy to come in and really drive some significant improvement.

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.

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.

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