Professional Services Recruitment

Finance Business Partner - Central Scotland

£50,000 - £55,000 - Manufacturing / Engineering / Production - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1844 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with a leading manufacturer based in Stirling to help source a Finance Business Partner to join their Finance Department.

This role has overall responsibility for the accuracy of the financial results for production and one direct report. The successful candidate will manage the financial performance, budgets and forecasting of the cost of manufacturing and will work with the Plant Manager to minimise variances and lead projects to improve results.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within an organisation that promotes work-life balance, using a hybrid work model and flexible hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and management of monthly production financial results
  • Forecasting of production costs
  • Cashflow forecasting and management
  • Support of stock control and forecasting
  • Working closely with Plant Manager to understand financial variances
  • Work with the Production team on improvement projects to improve financial results and forecasting
  • Working with Supply Chain to ensure accurate financial forecasting and controls
  • Support of budget process
  • Support of Internal and External audits

Required skills & Attributes:

  • Qualified Accountant with post-qualified experience in a similar role
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred but candidates from other sectors will also be considered
  • Attention to detail
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical / system interrogation skills
  • Experience of identifying and implementing process improvements