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Finance Business Partner

  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 21/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH93338

My client, a large international manufacturing company based in Slough, is currently seeking a Finance Business Partner to join them on a 6-month contract.
You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 1 week's notice, and be able to work via your own limited company or an umbrella company.

You will be providing proactive financial support and leadership to our client's Sales and Marketing teams in order to help the business to maximise financial outcomes and to help them structure deals and business cases.


· Build great relationships with the Sales Team, acting as the key Finance Business Partner to the Sales Managers through the provision of high quality challenge and finance support
· Provide decision support and financial analysis to the Marketing Team in relation to product development
· Provide financial scenario modelling and financial evaluation of major opportunities and vulnerabilities through effective business partnering of the Sales team
· Be and active member of Finance Business Partnering team and work closely alongside other team members to ensure accurate and robust customer and brand P&L's
· Maintain reconciliations (actual and forecast) for customer teams so the business is aware of the financial position

Experience & Skills Required

· Fully qualified accountant ideally with 1-4 years post-qualified experience
· Experience of finance business partnering to sales and marketing teams
· Able to communicate effectively with both senior and junior finance and non-finance colleagues
· Proven ability to understand and interrogate data and challenge assumptions
· Experience in a commercial environment
· Manufacturing/FMCG industry experience within large international companies
· Good communication skills coupled with PowerPoint presentation skills
· Strong MS Excel skills - Analytical/modelling experience
· Recent experience with Cognos
· SAP experience desirable

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