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Finance Business Partner

  • Location Wigan
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH125750

Finance Business Partner
£40,000 - £50,000 + 5% Bonus & Bens
Wigan Based - 3 days a week in the office

Investigo Finance are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join a busy manufacturing site based in Wigan for Multi-Billion turnover global business.

As the Finance Business Partner you will responsible for improving the overall site financial performance through the provision of accurate and timely financial information, proactive identification of risks and opportunities, and swift resolution of issues. Maintaining a strong control environment and ensuring compliance to financial policy whilst having management responsibility for the wider team.

The Main Responsibilities Include

  • Leading the monthly close process, providing explanations for all key variances to the Site Finance Manager and UK Supply Chain Finance Team.
  • Building strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Financial modelling for AOP, forecasting, capex projects and productivity initiatives.
  • Interpreting financial information for the Senior Management Team and other stakeholders, identifying risks and opportunities and providing the appropriate support and challenge.
  • Participation in the daily and weekly process, ensuring that the financial priorities are discussed and the correct actions taken.
  • Leading the weekly review meeting with Specialists and the Operations Team, driving swift resolution of issues affecting financial performance.
  • Building budgets.
  • Creating stakeholder engagement through monthly budget holder reviews.
  • Line management of 3 direct reports; objective setting, coaching, identifying development priorities, and driving high standards of service.
  • Finance lead for the engineering spares inventory counts.
  • Deputise for the Site Finance Manager and provide cover for the finance analysts.


Qualifications/Requirements

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA - full or part qualified
  • Thorough understanding of financial data and ability to analyse, interpret and communicate it clearly
  • Manufacturing or operational accounting experience is advantageous but by no means essential.
  • Experience of business partnering with a range of stakeholders
  • Previous people management experience is key
  • Results driven and understands the link between action and results
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage conflicting priorities
  • Excellent communicator with individuals at all levels
  • Ability to influence others
  • Advanced excel skills