Finance Business Partner
Posted on Sep 18, 2019 by CV-Library
As Finance Business Partner you will play an integral role in supporting the Animal Nutrition business area to develop and deliver their short and long-term plans, using your strong analytical skills to provide insight, understanding and challenge to maximise commercial performance. You will also play a key role in driving change and continuous improvement in the business with a specific focus on automating reporting from Volac's ERP system (IFS). This role is ideal for someone who likes to be out in the organisation as a true business partner.
The role reports to an impressive CFO who is looking for someone to take control of the position who can build the relationships directly with the managing director and heads of departments and present and sit on the executive meetings.
·This role is accountable for managing the performance of the Animal Nutrition business area by providing accurate, timely and insightful information to be able to manage performance in line with the budget
·Be an advocate of change - work with other departments throughout the business to drive continuous improvement (particularly in the areas of automated reporting and analysis)
·Provide decision support for Animal Nutrition within the S&OP process
·Ensure results are fully analysed and that reporting focuses on key insights, actions and risk management to drive performance
·Analyse sales and margin reporting to meet month-end reporting timelines, including rebate and commission calculations by product family
·Complete overhead reporting for the product families managed
·Manage the financial forecasting and budgeting processes for Animal Nutrition capturing key assumptions at all stages
·Provide analysis and insights on product and customer profitability, identifying opportunities for improvement and facilitate discussion with business area
·As an advocate of change, work with other departments throughout the business to drive continuous improvement and information into the hands of users (particularly in the areas of automated reporting and analysis with an emphasis on utilising the IFS system & agreed priority systems to remove off-line excel spreadsheets)
·Provide analytical support to all Innovation/ NPD projects in the Animal Nutrition business
·Develop strong IFS system skills to support analysis of performance as required
You will likely be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) with experience of working at business partner level, advanced Excel skills and experience of improving processes to meet changing business needs. A background in manufacturing would be highly advantageous.
The business have impressive offices and a driven team of leaders who have a high level of employee engagement.
If you are looking for the next step in your career as a Finance Business Partner please contact me to discuss in more detail
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