Senior Finance Business Partner / Commercial Accountant

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£50,000 - £60,000

A thriving logistics organisation with an excellent reputation is looking to recruit a Senior Finance Business Partner / Commercial Accountant to join its team based in Liverpool. The role is ideal for an ACCA / CIMA Fully Qualified Accountant looking for a challenging role within a leading organisation and wants to use their commercial expertise to make a significant difference on business performance. The position comes with an excellent package including a generous salary, car package, discretionary bonus and a great pension.

The Senior Finance Business Partner / Commercial Accountant  will be responsible for:

  • Challenge  business performance and advise senior business leaders on how to improve overall return and reduce operational costs
  • Providing insight and support using both financial and non-financial data and KPI’s to advise on future business plans and objectives
  • Establish key factors which could have a financial impact on the organisation, conducting benchmarking of competitors, assessing the risks/opportunities and advising senior management in a timely manner
  • Financial ownership of balance sheet and P&L
  • Producing detailed variance analysis in order to highlighting underlying business performance and identifying risks and opportunities
  • Working closely with operational leaders to produce budgets and forecasts ensuring accuracy and tight deadlines are met
  • Production of board reporting, review materials and budget packs in line with organisational regulations
  • Provide financial support for operational projects across the organisation
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and reporting when necessary

Ideally you will have/be:

  • ACCA / CIMA Fully Qualified
  • Degree level educated – 2.1 or above (2.2 considered if candidate possesses substantial shipping / distribution / logistics / manufacturing experience)
  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills (Vlookups, Pivots)
  • Experience using relevant financial operating systems (SAP experience is ideal)
  • Excellent communication skills

If you have all of the above requirements for the Senior Finance Business Partner / Commercial Accountant position, then please apply now using the link below.


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