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Commercial Finance Business Partner - Interim

  • Location: South Yorkshire, Sheffield
  • Salary: £250 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: 46463
  • Recruiter: Stephanie Teale

Commercial Finance Business Partner Interim

£250-£300 per day

Sheffield

The Commercial Finance Business Partner will develop effective cross-functional working relationships to drive the financial, operational and strategic direction. You'll ensure we get the right result for the business. As the Commercial Accountant for Property/Capital you'll drive and facilitate sustainable, cost effective and profitable processes, ensuring that robust controls are in place to maintain integrity of commercial decisions. This is a great opportunity to help shape and contribute as a business partner to our Property team.

Here are just some of the things you'll be involved in

  • Provide financial support, insight and analysis on key strategic projects as the finance lead.
  • Produce management information within tight timescales, including Board packs, KPIs, dashboards, trackers and forecasts.
  • Provide robust and timely financial reporting and advice to aid strategic decision making and drive best allocation of resources.
  • Review trends and challenge current performance in a fast-moving online retail industry, identifying risks and opportunities within the finance department and the wider business.
  • Support Business Managers in order to ensure the achievement of business plan targets.
  • Provide a support service to other Finance areas and with the wider business through the appraisal and analysis of financial performance and the implementation of best practice.
  • Continuously develop rigorous controls and processes and ensure these are in place to safeguard business assets and maintain the integrity of financial data.
  • Liaise with external auditors to provide assurance over approach and methodology with regard to year end processes.
  • Perform analytical modelling to evaluate ROI proposals, critically reviewing and making appropriate recommendations.

What we need from you

We need someone who has a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience with strong commercial awareness, negotiation and problem-solving skills; and comfortable building great relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. We need this along with:

  • Relevant academic or professional qualification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Experience in a large Retail/FMCG environment is desirable.
  • Experience of cross functional working.
  • Excellent Excel and analytical skills with an ability to manipulate complex data sets quickly.
  • Demonstrate an ability to operate in a complex financial reporting environment and provide and lead with innovative financial solutions.
  • Ability to make decisions, prioritise and good attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, in order to effectively engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders at all levels within the Company.
  • Strong commercial awareness, negotiation and problem-solving skills, with adaptability and perseverance to ensure any issues are resolved.

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