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Finance Business Partner

Winterhill, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Because of rapid team expansion, we currently have 2 opportunities to join our finance team!
  • Finance Business Partner - Commercial
  • Finance Business Partner - Headcount Stock Control

As a member of the Homebase Finance team, you will be accountable for driving channel profitability and operational excellence through the planning, analysis, and reporting of Homebase performance. As well as, the identification of opportunities and mobilising of teams ensuring delivery.

£48,000 - £57,000 (DOE) PLUS bonus earning potential

Milton Keynes/Hybrid - 2 days office-based, 3 days from home per week*.

*This may be more regularly during some of our busier, peak periods (up to 4 days per week on occasion) but you can expect to work from the office 1 to 2 days per week regularly.

What will you be doing?

(Including but not limited to)
  • To provide high-quality insight across all customer, channel and product areas, driving the commercial strategy to achieve sales growth and margin targets
  • Evaluating results to ensure there is a clear understanding of business performance, identifying and implementing improvements to enable the delivery of the commercial targets
  • Produce modelling and analysis around promotional activities to provide guidance and challenge to enable decision-making to support the increased profitability across Homebase channels
  • Ensure a robust and deliverable end-to-end budget and forecast is in place reflecting expected sales, margin, and stock plans by monitoring and challenging the forecast as well as investigating variances to the plan through to the conclusion
  • Drive simplification of process and the continuous improvement agenda, maintain adequate controls, and identify opportunities to drive the overall profitability of Homebase

What you need to be successful:
  • A fully qualified accountant with FMCG / Home Delivery/ Multi-Channel Retail experience
  • Strong Commercial/Operational finance and analysis background
  • Understanding of end-to-end retail supply chain and product margin
  • A strong communicator who is comfortable challenging the status quo at all levels

What can we offer you?
  • 20% team member discount for Homebase and Bathstore when shopping in-store and online, available from your very first day with us
  • We’ll give you the opportunity to enhance your pay through our fantastic, discretionary bonus plan
  • Our Hapi To Be Home wellbeing portal helps you save money on everything from your weekly food shop to a fun night out with friends and family
  • Holiday starting from 24 days plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • We'll offer you learning and development opportunities to give you the tools to do your job and there is also the opportunity to earn recognised qualifications from City and Guilds and to gain apprenticeship qualifications to enhance/develop you in your role or career with us

PLUS MANY MORE! For more information on ALL of the fantastic rewards available to our team members visit our Benefits & Development page on Homebase.Careers

Interested? Great!

So what happens after you click apply?

Once you have completed your application we will do our best to inform you within 7 days if your application is being progressed, however sometimes due to the high volume of applications we receive this may take us a little longer.

At Homebase we are an equal opportunities employer and will always ensure our candidates and team members are treated fairly and equally, regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression, trade union membership or sexual orientation.

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