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Operations Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Leek, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Summers

  • Contact email:

    oliversummers@MichaelPage.com

  • Job ref:

    13974664/001_1544021556

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    02-01-2019

  • Startdate:

    03/01/2019

  • Client:

    Michael Page

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.

Description

  • 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.

Profile

Essential:

  • 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

Desirable:

  • 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