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Finance Business Partner - Glasgow

£40k to £45k - Accountancy
Ref: 5443 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Oct 2021
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Finance Business Partner – Salary up to £45k

Location – Renfrewshire - With the option to work from home if preferred 

Lusona is supporting one of our clients in the FMCG sector to source applicants for the post of Finance Business Partner. Reporting to the Senior Finance Business Partner, the successful candidate will provide accurate financial information to support and challenge the commercial team to maximise returns for the business.

The main duties will include:

  • Providing in-depth weekly and monthly gross margin analysis, explaining volume & mix impacts, selling price mechanism movements and cost of sales impacts
  • Working closely with the Commercial team on business and reporting improvements for key customers
  • Ensuring all assigned balance sheet reconciliations are prepared monthly, pro-actively solving any variances
  • Providing accurate analysis with an in-depth understanding of variances and commentary
  • Updating & issuing all customer price lists internal and external, which will include understanding and communicating the impact of the changes to the business
  • Playing an active role in the annual Budget and monthly rolling forecasts

Applicants will ideally hold a professional accountancy qualification, ACCA, CIMA or ICAS, be highly numerate with strong IT and analytical skills and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. The successful candidate will need to build strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, so candidates must be confident with excellent communication skills.

The Senior Management Team has recently implemented a home working policy and the successful candidate will have the option to work from home or from the HQ near Glasgow Airport. The business is also considering flexible working hours and they plan to launch this before the end of the year. 

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click Apply.