My Client, a household name in the logistics sector is seeking to recruit a Finance Business Partner. The role will provide the successful candidate with excellent experience and exposure across the company. It will be a real opportunity to develop valuable commercial experience in a finance capacity. The role is tailor made for a newly/recently qualified accountant trained in a top 10/ top 20 firm to make the first move out of practice. May also suit a financial accountant looking to progress down a more commercial route.

The Role

  • Work across Road Freight Product Function to provide key financial guidance on operational activities
  • Build key relationships across all stakeholder groups
  • Work closely with Freight team and finance to ensure accurate delivery of month end reporting
  • Post month end, follow up on any adjustment’s resolutions with operations
  • Analyze system dashboards to demonstrate Customer Profitability, File Level Profitability, Shipment Profitability, Consolidation Profitability
  • Review Productivity analysis, informing and advising RFR Product Head
  • Resource allocation analysis and insights
  • Monthly – full Product PL analysis, present to product teams
  • Detailed monthly forecasting with products and liaise with Finance team to ensure accurate delivery of Rolling Forecast to Sub Region
  • Detailed variance analysis to budget and rolling forecast, providing insights to Product Head and Finance DAC Cluster
  • Attend, provide input and challenge weekly product Performance Dialogues (PD’s)
  • Detailed Analysis of DITCH Calculation
  • Support Product and Operations on RFQ’s, Bid Analysis, Pricing as required
  • Maintain a strong customer focus on bridging the gap between Finance and the business.
  • Understand the business strategy and provide insight into business performance to stakeholders.
  • Act as a key stakeholder in the decision-making process through financial analysis
  • Provide Product/Operations expertise in accounting processes (accruals, forecasting, customer profitability, Sales, and GP analytics)
  • Ensure operational compliance to all revenue and international trade legislative requirements, and all requirements under Data Protection Legislation.

The Person:

  • Qualified accountant. Part qualified candidates with 2+ years' finance experience will also be considered.
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident dealing with all levels within the business
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of accounting standards, statutory, regulatory, and legal requirements
  • Knowledge of IFRS preferred

How to Apply

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For an initial conversation along with a detailed brief of the above position please contact our Accountancy & Tax Recruitment Director, Ross Wynne

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