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Finance Business Partner (VR/20870)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex -- Tilbury

Job Type

Monday, May 04, 2020

Finance Business Partner - VR/20870

The Company & Role:

Our client is the UK's leading independent logistics and trade management provider. They are currently looking for a Finance Business Partner based in Northampton.

We are currently seeking a Finance Business Partner for our client to support the Business Unit and Business Leaders in financial and management reporting, based in Tilbury, London.


Producing timely and accurate management financial reports
Ensuring local reports and central accounts are reconciled regularly and accurately so that all data is consistent and robust
Providing analysis and insight into business performance, identifying areas of improvement in order to drive profitability, cash delivery and support strategic goals
Understanding and interpreting customer and supplier contract, ensuring accuracy and compliance with terms from a financial perspective
Supporting leadership team decision making
Assuring sector compliance with corporate standards and financial controls providing strong governance and mitigating risks
Working alongside the team to prepare budgets and forecasts, along with ongoing variance reporting
Building financial awareness in non-financial managers to ensure that all understand how they can impact on the business performance
Supporting business projects, including implementation of new contracts
As part of the Warehouse and Transport leadership team, shaping business strategy and progress towards this
Developing strong relationships with team members, key customer contacts and stakeholders across the sector and wider organisation

Essential Skills and Experience

An understanding of the logistics sector is a must
Part qualified ACCA or CIMA if possible. Support for your studies available.
IT Literate - Expert level in Microsoft Excel
Driven and self-motivated
Flexibility and adaptability
Keen eye for detail
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of cost and revenue drivers and their impact on the financial results

Red Recruit Global and Red Recruit Local are a specialist recruiter in the logistics sector.

Please click to apply now, or email our Shipping Team on shipping@redrecruit.com