(G) Finance Business Partner

Job Title: (G) Finance Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leek, Staffordshire
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 30/01/2019
Reference: 13974586/001_1543597608
Contact Name: Oliver Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2018 17:06

Job Description

Operations Finance Business Partner responsible for the delivery of Finance support and insight to the Operations function.

Client Details

With origins over half a decade old, this manufacturing business have made their way into the majority of UK households. The company's portfolio of brands are instantly recognisable, with consistent growth across the sector.


  • Leadership of Operations Finance Team, providing coaching and understanding training needs to ensure continued personal development of all members

  • Manage all insight and KPI reporting for Operations Teams ensuring accuracy and understanding across all aspects of the function

  • Support Finance Manager (Trading & Operations) to review existing and develop new reporting, to add value & enable continuous improvement of Finance support

  • Business Partner to Controllers within the Operations function, ensuring full communication and support as required

  • Communicate results and trends to wider team through appropriate methods, seeking to develop financial understanding with non-finance colleagues

  • Oversee Master Data and Change Control functions within Operations Finance, including time management and prioritisation as needed

  • Co-ordinate Operations related input to weekly financial forecast, providing full explanation of results and understanding of variances

  • Lead investigation into any variances arising with Operations Teams and provide financial/data support to assist resolution of issues

  • Responsible for delivery of month-end Overheads for all Operations cost centres, monitoring & challenging spend to budget/forecast as needed

  • Support Finance Manager to deliver Budget & Forecasting for Operations areas ensuring accuracy, efficiency and meeting business deadlines

  • Attend Operations Controller meetings as required giving Finance support & insight where relevant

  • Maintain good working relationships with Commercial teams to understand impact of commercial plans across Operations business unit

  • Support Finance Manager with projects or other requirements as needed.



  • Qualified Accountant (part-qualified nearing end of studies may be considered depending on experience)

  • Able to coach, manage & develop staff

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Prior knowledge gained in Operations environment

  • Capable of forward planning to achieve goals

  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel

  • Able to organise & manipulate large data sets


  • ERP system experience, ideally Movex

  • Experience in business intelligence systems

  • Prior experience in Finance Business Partnering

Job Offer

A competitive salary and impressive benefit package

  • Free Onsite Parking

  • 31 Days' Holiday (rising with service)

  • Company Contribution Pension

  • Subsidised Staff Canteen

  • Company Shop (offering discounts on products)

  • Sports & Social Club

  • Staff Lottery

  • Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme

  • Confidential Employee Assist Programme