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Finance Business Partner High-Profile Retailer Colchester

Finance Business Partner High-Profile Retailer Colchester

Posted 23 April by Harmonic Group Ltd
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Finance Business Partner / FP&A Analyst | High-Profile Retailer | Colchester | 50 - 55k

Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of the UK's most prominent retail success stories. Although a 'family feel' business with great values, they have had an astronomical growth journey over the past 7 years and most households in the UK now stock at least one of their products. To support their continued growth- and diversification of product line- they are seeking a talented Finance Business Partner to join them Spring/Summer 2019.
The role
Reporting into the Finance Director, with a side report to the CEO, you will act as the sole commercial finance person for the company: a pivotal role.
Finance is 'outward facing' rather than back-office within the business. You will subsequently attend face-to-face meetings with major customers and suppliers and also finance business partner very closely with Sales and Marketing to provide in-depth financial analysis and commentary as required. The tracking and analysis of the ROI spend on marketing campaigns will be an additional priority.
You will take a key role in the preparation of the annual budget, conduct financial modelling and risk analysis and will work closely day-to-day with the Management Accountant to ensure that there is a clear profit and cost centre structure in place.
What we need to see (Essential)

  • Qualified (or PQ studier) ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Strong excel modelling skills (Pivot tables, V-lookups etc)
  • At least 2 years experience as Finance Analyst / Commercial Accountant / Finance Business Partner.
  • Great communication skills and a sense of fun

Things we'd like to see (Non-Essential)

  • A retail, food & beverage or FMCG background would be looked upon favourably.

Career progression:
Promotion will be available within 12-18 months subject to good performance.

Work Environment:
Quirky (in a great, modern way!) converted office space which looks out onto the sea. Upstairs gym…and many colleagues go paddle boarding at lunchtimes.
Location: Essex/Colchester (commutable from much of Essex and Suffolk). Role would also suit a family looking to relocate from London to take advantage of more space in a
Flexible working?
Yes, 1 day per week from home if required.
25 days holiday, 10% bonus.
Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview

Reference: 37803231

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