Finance Business Partner - Global FMCG

Location
England, Surrey, Chertsey
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
14025320/001
Contact
Chris Royce
Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

To Finance Business Partner the Sourcing and Category Development teams for the Consumer category (£350M of spend). To provide robust financial evaluation, challenge and support whilst maintaining control and integrity of the cost and purchasing income for the super category.

Client Details

A global FTSE 100 organisation, based in modern offices in the Chertsey area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.

Description

The Finance Business Partner - Global FMCG, role involves

* Providing financial input to all stages of the sourcing cycle

* Being a 'critical friend' to the Category Development and Sourcing Teams: challenging how and why opportunities are commercially evaluated

* Managing financial risk for supplier contracts, through attention to detail, legal and financial review

* Input to the annual budget and forecast process and ensure robust and challenging targets are set, including monitoring and analysis of performance and recommendation of actions to maintain target

* To work closely with the Income and Control Team to ensure:

  • purchasing income deals are accurately set-up in the relevant systems
  • supplier invoicing and rebate collection is completed consistent with the terms contained within the supplier contracts
  • accurate and timely delivery of purchasing income into the P&L accounts
  • balance sheet is controlled effectively

* Manage and make recommendations to optimise working capital

* Understand and provide explanation of the impacts to Purchasing Income to Clients

* Operate with Category Development Leads in a MD-FD relationship.

* Continuously review processes and make changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the wider team

* Ensure the Group financial policy and procedures are followed with particular emphasis on the recognition and accounting for purchasing income

* Identifying opportunities for analysis and effectively using the analysis to drive financial performance and operational efficiency

Profile

The ideal candidate for the Finance Business Partner - Global FMCG role will be:

* Part-Qualified/Finalist level: ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent

* Business process re-engineering experience.

* Experience of delivering proactive, relevant and insightful business decision support

* High numeric and analytical skills

* Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically

* Ability to analyse and evaluate information

Job Offer

The Finance Business Partner - Global FMCG can pay between £45-55,000 (depending on experience and level of qualification) plus study support, and excellent benefits!

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