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Finance Business Partner - Manufacturing

Posted 19 January by SF Group Ended

SF Group are currently recruiting for a fantastic manufacturing business based near Rubery. The client themselves are very open minded and will consider;

Extremely strong senior Finance business partners that would like a manufacturing environment.


A more junior newly qualified candidate who has manufacturing experience that they can train up.

This role is a brilliant opportunity to join a business as a Plant Finance Business Partner and help shape and drive the profitability of a number of sites. Main duties will include:

  • Primary finance business partner to the wider finance team and the operations management team
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders i.e. senior operational team including directors and unit business leaders
  • Provide a business partnering service to business units, both supporting and challenging the management team
  • Influencing the strategic decision-making process, and developing forecasting models to support business planning
  • Creation of plant dashboards to give accurate overviews of plant performance
  • Ownership of commercial finance operations within the plants including costing, product margin, stock, WIP, BOM and pricing
  • Helping drive a harmonious approach to operational finance across the group sites
  • Help lead a number of finance projects within the department
  • Oversee the production of relevant daily and weekly KPIs
  • Production of the meaningful and timely commercial analysis to support decision making.
  • Production of budgeting and forecasting
  • Analysis of plant overheads across a number of sites
  • Develop multi-site operational variance analysis reporting and provide critical insights for management
  • Own critical financial controls and processes
  • Ad hoc analysis on a project basis including potential capex investment

This role is a great move for a qualified accountant because:

  • It is supported by a very strong FD and a very friendly and hands on FC
  • Both the FD and FC are driven and have years of manufacturing experience, both great to learn from
  • The company is in growth mode, with fantastic future sites
  • The role sits across multiple sites
  • The role itself is very commercial, hands on with margin, stock, costing, customers and driving profitability

Reference: 34269461

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