Finance Business Partner - SME

Cherry Professional Limited
45000.00 GBP Annual
18 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cherry Professional are pleased to be working with a high growth SME based in Nottingham to recruit a Finance Business Partner. This is an opportunity to join an exciting, fast paced and ever evolving business in a highly commercial and visible role. This will give the successful individual the opportunity to business partner the UK's Senior Management Team influencing business decisions. The role will allow someone to build on a strong commercial finance background whilst developing their management and leadership skills with direct line management of two reports.The Day to Day???- Business partner with Commercial Teams to develop and build strong relationships, ensuring that you are fully involved in their financials to drive growth and profitability- Pre and post new product launch evaluation, providing deep insight and challenge to financials- Proactively highlight future performance concerns and opportunities to the Commercial & Finance Leadership Teams and Account Team- Monitor budgets and spend to ensure accurate postings. - Prepare quarterly product/customer forecasts and annual plans for business areas- Complete ad-hoc financial analysis of UK management projects to ensure sound financials are behind the decision making process- Work within the team to develop new tools & systems to improve the return on investment- Manage, train and develop 2 direct reportsWho are we looking for???- 2-5 years PQE ACA, ACCA or CIMA with a strong Academic background- Strong commercial awareness and previous experience of business partnering in an SME environment- Driven to take on additional responsibility in an organisation that provides a high level of autonomy with ambition to progress your career within Commercial Finance- Proven track record of building relationships outside of the Finance Function with well-developed communication skills- Confident in challenging the status quo and both influencing and challenging decisions at a senior management level- Advanced Excel skills with experience of scenario modellingThe Benefits???Salary up to GBP50,00010-15% Bonus Opportunity to buy and sell holidayFlexible working enviroment (not a late night culture!)Modern officesCherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client. Roles you may have applied for: Finance Business Partner, Commercial Accountant, Finance Analyst, Commercial Finance Manager.