Finance Business Partner - Banbury

£65,000 - Accountancy, Banking & Finance
Ref: 55 Date Posted: Monday 02 Aug 2021
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Finance Business Partner FMCG Preferably Food Background (Operations and Supply Chain Officer) - £65,000 – Banbury

The role requires the successful candidate to be fully responsible for analysing all the financial aspects of operational efficiencies/inefficiencies, material usage and factory costs, along with meeting other financial targets.

Main Responsibilities to include:

  • Developing, analysing, and presenting financial results to the Plant leadership team
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance against budget or forecast, identifying risks and opportunities, and reviewing results with cost center budget holders in the site.
  • Creating investment proposals for the site/liaising with various stakeholders
  • Identifying or supporting cost savings initiatives or performance improvement initiatives
  • Participating in the creation of the strategy for the site
  • Creating the annual budget and periodic forecasts for the site
  • Supporting new or renewed contract negotiations (e.g., energy)
  • Providing relevant information or analysis for insurance claims
  • Acting as the gate keeper of internal controls, inventory counts …

The right candidate will need to be driven, innovative, focused on finding solutions and keen to meet targets. They must be able to fully understand the processes involved, in order to effectively assess and contribute to the financial outcomes.

Required for this role:

Masters in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
Masters in Business Administration preferred
English business proficiency (written and spoken)
Extensive experience in finance (controlling/accounting) or operational/process engineering.
Experience in a multi-national company, preferably in B2B / food industries
Knowledge of controlling and financial methodologies and reporting
Analytical / hands-on / flexible / solutions-oriented
Leadership skills
Change management and process improvement.

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