Finance Business Partner

East of England

£55,000 + 10% Bonus

Gemma Harris
Recruitment Consultant
T: 07917956490

Our Client are an International food marketing and distribution company who are currently looking for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join their business.

Reporting to: Business Finance Controller

Shift: Days Working Hours: 08:30 – 17:00




Key Responsibilities

  • Performance reporting:
    • Deliver accurate and timely management information in line with weekly, monthly, and yearly cycles.
    • Management information should be informative with commentary and insight and used to challenge performance and drive action to support the business in “beating the Budget.”
  • Business Partnering:
    • Provide commercial and procurement finance input and insight into the commercial and procurement teams for tender processes, service provision models, new business opportunities, price modelling, inflation recovery and other commercial/procurement appraisals.
    • Provide operational finance input and insight into the operational and logistics team, working with them to deliver performance against agreed KPIs and targets. Work alongside other areas of the business to support and track the delivery of the profit improvement process.
  • Ad hoc and project work:
    • Generate ad hoc information to support the analysis of business performance.
    • Be involved and provide financial support on project work.
  • Budget and forecasting:
    • Co-ordinate the generation of the commercial, purchasing, and operational elements of Budgets and Forecasts and review outputs with key stakeholders to ensure the numbers are realistic and deliverable.
  • Costings:
    • Ensure the costing system is maintained, up to date and error free.
    • Ensure key users are trained and supported in the use of the costing system.
  • Month-end/ Year end:
    • Contribute to an efficient and robust month-end process ensuring any differences to reported weekly flash numbers are understood and communicated. Sales and margin balance sheets are reconciled, understood and balances are justified.




Qualifications / Education Required:

  • ACCA/ CIMA part qualified or QBE



  • Experience within FMCG environment desirable
  • A positive, can-do attitude with a hands-on approach
  • Ability to work well in a team and partner across other functions
  • Excellent communication skills and confident manner when dealing with stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • High attention to details
  • Aptitude for practical problem solving
  • Aligns with WFL values
  • Report Near Misses and follow Food Hygiene procedures
  • IT Requirements: Proficiency in: Excel/Word/PowerPoint, Outlook.


If this position is of interest, you can apply with your CV today or get in touch for more information.