Operations Finance Business Partner

England, Staffordshire, Leek
£35000 - £45000 per annum
19 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Oliver Summers
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Operations Finance Business Partner responsible for the delivery of Finance support and insight to the Operations function based in Leek.

Client Details

With origins over half a decade old, this Leek based manufacturing business have made their way into the majority of UK households. The company's portfolio of brands are instantly recognisable, with consistent growth across the sector.


The Operations Finance Business Partner role consists of:

  • Leadership of Operations Finance Team, providing coaching and understanding training needs to ensure continued personal development of all members
  • Manage all insight and KPI reporting for Operations Teams ensuring accuracy and understanding across all aspects of the function
  • Support Finance Manager (Trading & Operations) to review existing and develop new reporting, to add value & enable continuous improvement of Finance support
  • Business Partner to Controllers within the Operations function, ensuring full communication and support as required
  • Communicate results and trends to wider team through appropriate methods, seeking to develop financial understanding with non-finance colleagues
  • Oversee Master Data and Change Control functions within Operations Finance, including time management and prioritisation as needed
  • Co-ordinate Operations related input to weekly financial forecast, providing full explanation of results and understanding of variances
  • Lead investigation into any variances arising with Operations Teams and provide financial/data support to assist resolution of issues
  • Responsible for delivery of month-end Overheads for all Operations cost centres, monitoring & challenging spend to budget/forecast as needed
  • Support Finance Manager to deliver Budget & Forecasting for Operations areas ensuring accuracy, efficiency and meeting business deadlines
  • Attend Operations Controller meetings as required giving Finance support & insight where relevant
  • Maintain good working relationships with Commercial teams to understand impact of commercial plans across operations business unit
  • Support Finance Manager with projects or other requirements as needed.



  • Qualified Accountant
  • PQE accountancy experience
  • Able to coach, manage & develop staff
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior knowledge gained in Operations environment
  • Capable of forward planning to achieve goals
  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel
  • Able to organise & manipulate large data sets


  • ERP system experience, ideally Movex
  • Experience in business intelligence systems
  • Prior experience in Finance Business Partnering

Job Offer

Operations Finance Business Partner salary and benefit package

  • Competitive Salary
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • 31 Days' Holiday (rising with service)
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • Subsidised Staff Canteen
  • Company Shop (offering discounts on products)
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Staff Lottery
  • Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assist Programme

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