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Operational Finance Business Partner

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible working and a holiday allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 February 2024
  • Job Ref: JCU39839_1706031677

Sharp Consultancy are working with a professional and dynamic manufacturing organisation who are a leading supplier into a variety of industries including world renowned companies.
Following a sustained period of growth, a new role has created that will play a key role within the Senior Management Team with a focus around analysing cost variances and driving cost control initiatives across various departments.
This position will play a vital role in costing new business and scenario modelling, providing valuable insights to support decision making at both strategic and operational level and will be key member of the Senior Management team who will develop costing strategies, track spending, and ensure the accuracy and compliance of cost records.
Reporting and working closely with the Managing Director, you will have a focus on:
* Financial Planning & Analysis
* Business Partnering
* Costing
* Budgeting & Forecasting
* Project work
Responsibilities include:
* Prepare monthly reporting of the results on key financial drivers against specific cost control
* Track departmental spend and variance analysis against budgets and cost reduction targets
* Supporting working capital monitoring, reporting, and scenario planning processes
* Production of monthly profitability forecast and annual budget
* Update product costs, audit, and ongoing monitoring of the costs
* Working with operations on inventory and WIP auditing
* Work in partnership with department heads to reduce cost variance and collaborate on cost-driven continuous improvement projects
* Working with commercial team to review and agree monthly sales forecast & budgets
* Working with members of the Senior Management team to produce monthly forecast and budget working capital, balance sheet and cashflow model
* Continuous Improvement - contributing/leading projects where required
Person specification:
* Fully qualified accountant or qualified by experience
* Successfully lead projects across multiple departments
* Manufacturing experience
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to clarify and communicate issues to non-financial people
For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.