Finance Business Partner

Location: Warwick

Closing Date: 27-Jan-2021

Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus

Reference #: 135437

About the role:

We are recruiting a Finance Business Partner to join our Finance team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for providing finance business partnering support to our Building Services business, focusing on supporting sales growth and delivering margin performance improvements.  Ultimately the role will be responsible for identifying a range of solutions and actions that enhance the overall financial performance of the Business Unit.  


This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Sales Directors, Operational Director’s and Category team to ensure the business maximises gross profit through improved margin / product mix / customer basket and helping to simplify processes that underpin these activities


You will also be responsible for:

  • Providing actionable insights related to sales & margin performance.
  • Forming strong working relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate the improvement of gross margin in the business.
  • Business partnering Regional Sales Directors and Regional Operations Directors, specifically to support a greater understanding of margin performance and to drive profit improvement.
  • Providing constructive challenges to the team whilst working in partnership to drive the performance forwards.
  • Working with the wider team to ensure synergies and best practice across the business units.
  • Driving simplicity in all areas
  • Lead the month-end, budgeting, forecasting, scenario modelling and ad hoc analysis of gross profit and margin.


About you:

  • Fully qualified in either ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous Business Partnering experience
  • Experience of delivering process improvements initiatives
  • High degree of commercial acumen
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a solution-focused approach
  • Able to influence and constructively challenge senior stakeholders
  • Experience of working as a service provider for internal stakeholders.  Willing to take a customer-centric approach and to focus upon collaborative cross-functional working
  • Strong communicator, both in oral and written form, as well as an effective presenter – able to provide information in clear yet commercial terms


About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to succeed in your role, whilst earning a full salary. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 


Our people get benefits including:

  • Pension plan
  • Holiday - 23 days
  • Staff discount
  • Bonus


About us

Wolseley UK is the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first-choice specialist merchant for trade customers.


We supply 180,000 different products to over 100,000 customers every year. Join us and you’ll be part of a team that gets the right products to customers at the right price, in the right place, and at the right time. You’ll also enjoy extensive training and an award-winning pension and great rewards 

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