Finance Business Partner




Finance Business Partner

Fresh People are currently looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner for their client a Fresh Produce business based in Sittingbourne in Kent, in this role you will analyse key operating data in order to drive immediate operating changes. The overall focus will be on revenue maximization and cost reduction and you will be expected to work closely with operational management and support the management accountant at site.

The Candidate

Suitable candidates must be educated to GCSE Maths and English or equivalent with excellent written and spoken English , previously having worked in a similar role with substantial experience of financial modelling using Excel and BI Tools and be from an operational , planning or accounting role. Must be organised , be able to work unsupervised and under pressure with a working knowledge of Prophet software

Key Responsibilities

  • Review, challenge and influence daily Production and Indirect labour ordering through the use of activity tools and supply availability.
  • Partner with key business stakeholders such as site General Managers and Operations Managers to help them understand and utilise the data to make performance improvements and improve profitability.
  • Review and challenge recent operational performance and influence future performance by SKU, using Qlik and TrakSYS , feeding back to operational management within 5 working days of activity
  • Monitor packaging unit costs to ensure that unit costs are reflected in the rate card and costing models to ensure cost recovery. This should be undertaken alongside the Packaging team so allowances can be made with sub-optimal order quantities and so that future increases can be anticipated.
  • Update the Senior Finance Business Partner, Assistant Financial Controller and Financial Controller of all key operating cost issues to ensure that they are reflected in the Management Accounts.
  • Support the Senior Finance Business Partner with any reasonable task

If you have the experience we are looking for in this role then reach out today we would love to hear from you and dicuss next steps


Ruth Counsell