Finance Business Partner

Job Title: Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 50317533/001_1536923705
Contact Name: Marcus Pratt
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2018 12:15

Job Description

My client is a global company going through an expanding period of growth and currently requires a Finance Business Partner who will be responsible for the European budgets, forecasts and strategic planning.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Responsible for the Appliances reporting of Europe/MEA in collaboration with management, area and country manager
  • Responsible for the European budgets, forecasts and period, quarterly and annual financial statements as well as creating monthly marketing & sales reports with detailed analysis
  • Responsible for weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting and analysis
  • Co-ordination and control of the planning process for the European Business across all dimentions - volumes, sales, margins, opex, EBITDA
  • Determine and prepare all sales-specific costs from other internal databases
  • Monitor the profitability of International customers
  • Creation of customer analyzes and determination of customer-specific contribution margins in relation to pre- and post-calculation of condition agreements, as well as preparation of quotation calculations for international surveys
  • Coordinate and provide the minimum selling prices for the European distributors
  • Analysis of cost and profitability deviations and development of action plans
  • Participation in the creation of international offers in close cooperation with the international key account management
  • Ability to present data into user friendly format and dashboards
  • Interpretation and presentation of data to advise senior management of key trends
  • Manage and co-ordinate data from multiple EU countries
  • Ad hoc analyses
  • Involvement with NPD, strategy planning, LNN topics
  • Manage a support team

Skills/ Experience

  • Qualified Accountant ACA, CIMA, ACCA
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in a comparable area of responsibility in an International environment (desirable)
  • Pronounced DV knowledge (SAP, SAP-BW, as well as MS-Office)
  • Strong Excel / Excel Power Pivot Knowledge
  • High level of self-motivation and self-drive, independence, flexibility and excellent time management
  • Analytical thinking
  • Assertive with good presentation skills

If this role sounds of interest or indeed you would like to have a confidential conversation in more detail please contact Marcus Pratt on 0161 240 7462 or email for immediate consideration.