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Finance Business Partner - Manufacturing

Get Recruited Ltd
Toft, Knutsford, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time

KNUTSFORD (HYBRID) // £46,000 to £51,400 + BENEFITS


We're exclusively partnering with a highly successful PE Backed Manufacturing business that's experiencing hyper growth and as a result, they're looking for a Finance Business Partner to join the team.

As Finance Business Partner reporting to the Finance Director, you'll be working closely with key stakeholders to review product manufacturing costs, create standardised product costings, evaluate product profitability, and seek cost efficiencies to improve margins / profitability.

In addition, you'll work in collaboration with the manufacturing team for capacity / demand planning purposes and to financially model the prioritisation of the manufacturing product lines that will both achieve high volumes of sales and profitability. Making data driven recommendations to key stakeholders and the board to enable effective decision making.

This is a great opportunity to join a PE backed business that will enable you to rapidly grow your career with a forward-thinking organisation.

  • Oversee standard costing and inventory management to support strategic and operational decision making within the business.
  • Responsible for reviewing, understanding, challenging and explaining all manufacturing cost variances on a regular basis.
  • Raise and promote finance into the wider business by providing finance business partnering and control.
  • Support to a variety of stakeholders to deliver improvements in all aspects of site performance.
  • Communicate with all levels across the business, acting as a translator or interface between finance, commercial and operations.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain accurate standard costing model for manufacturing operations and provide margin analysis.
  • Review quality, demand, and obsolescent and aged stock provision, challenging large values and any significant movements.
  • Provide regular reporting on stock management and stockholding.
  • Liaise with and develop the financial awareness of both commercial and operational managers within the business, to understand variances and margins.
  • Monitor and analyse manufacturing costs and associated variance analysis.
  • Complete associated month end processes to strict deadlines.
  • Actively influence day to day decisions, shaping the strategy and direction of the business.
  • Conduct data analysis using the company's ERP system and linked BI system providing meaningful reports to guide business focus.
  • Work closely with the manufacturing managers to ensure they understand the impact their actions have to the company's profitability and cashflow.

  • Must have experience within a Finance Business Partner role or similar, such as a Financial Controller, Cost Accountant or Management Accountant within a manufacturing environment, with exposure to standard cost remodelling.
  • Professional qualification such as CIMA / ACCA is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Thorough understanding of standard costing, BOM's, inventory management and manufacturing processes.
  • Advanced excel skills and the ability to perform data analysis.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and challenge effectively with cross-functional teams and non-finance personnel.


Please send your CV for the Finance Business Partner role via the advertisement for immediate consideration.

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