Business Partner

60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP65000/annum
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent Business Partner for a very successful and instantly recognisable retail business based in Manchester.

The business has outperformed their competitors over the past few years and will continue to do so by driving their strategic plan, delivering further improvements and changes that will make a real impact on the whole business.

Roles at this level will provide expertise and advice to the organisation, senior management and operational teams to deliver against set business plans. You will be expected to work autonomously and expected to direct, challenge and influence senior stakeholders to enhance upon cost expenditure.

The role provides commercial support to several critical areas of the business - with an overall remit to provide and drive insight, financial support & challenge to the Executive cost centre holders. To ensure robust budgets and forecasts are in place and an effective period review process; providing insightful and challenging analysis relating to their central cost expenditure. To provide support and impact on decisions made with regards to transformation projects and organisation design (tactical & strategic), through value-adding business partnering to allow senior management to make informed decisions.

The person

The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA or CIMA) who comes from a similar business partnering and commercial analysis background ideally within the retail, multisite, leisure or FMCG industry.

The role requires an ambitious and proactive individual who enjoys applying a strong commercial focus, with the ability to business partner to Executive cost centre stakeholders; to provide insight, financial support and challenge to ensure the business operates within a cost conscious lean environment. You will have to provide evidence of creating a strong cost conscious environment, insightful analysis leading to improved cost control and the impact on decisions made with regards transformation projects and organisational design.

You will have a strong analytical approach and experienced in complex forecasting, budgeting and planning methodologies. You will enjoy building robust and productive relationships, providing support and challenge across all functions and liaising with senior management.

You will have strong business partnering, stakeholder management, communication and presentation skills and in particular the ability to communicate with senior level individuals. Focussed on delivering specific objectives, you will be proactive, dynamic and self-motivated with a desire to find and deliver improvements. In addition you will have the ability to work independently and together with other personnel both finance and non-finance.

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 (Apply online only).

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