Finance Business Partner

England, Cheshire, Runcorn
£55000 - £56000 per annum
06 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Abbie Soutar
Contract Type
Level of qualification

A fantastic opportunity for a commerical accountant to work in the retail division of a large group. The role will report into the Head of Commerical Finance.

Client Details

The business is a growing and fast-paced group. The business has a great working culture with a very strong finance team.


  • Provide insight into emerging trends and associated impact on P&L and cash flow

  • Provide robust challenge to the Management Team on current business performance

  • Provide market insight and updates on potential impact on business activities

  • Utilising key management information and systems to evaluate business units against benchmark business units to drive improved performance and develop business strategies

  • Complete budget and forecasts for agreed areas of the business in partnership with appropriate key stakeholders

  • Identify and investigate variances, support business in undertaking corrective action and challenge areas of underperformance

  • Relentless focus on costs and value for money

  • Provide commercial and analytical support for projects, process changes and investment appraisals including post-investment review

  • Analysis of investment opportunities and provision of accounting data for various projects and supporting throughout acquisition process and transition into business as usual

  • Analyse and compile proposals in conjunction with Business Development Managers to enable customers to join our scheme

  • Ad hoc management information production for use by the business

  • Perform any other duties, as required


The successful candidate will be:

  • An ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with experience of financial analysis and management reporting gained in a business facing corporate environment.

  • Accountant who is comfortable proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change.

  • Experience of working to tight deadlines in a high pressure environment while maintaining excellent attention to detail

  • Proven experience in performing root cause analysis, developing and implementing process improvements and robust controls.

*Project management qualifications or experience would be an advantage

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