Logistics Finance Business Partners

Location: City of London, England
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 pa
Reference: LT / BBBH16130
Type: Contract
Sector: Senior Finance, Accountancy & Finance, Senior Interim Finance, Executive Search & Interim Management
Deadline: 20/09/2022

The company

Brewster Partners are pleased to be partnering with an exciting global market leading company based in London. This role will be on a contract till the end of the year, with a view to potentially continue long term. We are looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner with ideally a logistics background. This company are a well-known worldwide brand that can offer exciting opportunities for your career. This role is hybrid working with an expectation to be in the office one or two days a week.

The job

  • Holding review meetings with the Logistics Performance Manager and 3rd Party Logistics Provider to review actual costs against forecasts, and ensure variances are explained and understood.
  • Working with the Logistic team to be able to post logistic costs reconciliation, accruals, and reallocation
  • Liaising with the finance team updating them with the logistics reports/data requests
  • Producing the cost report to present back to the wider Logistic team
  • Reviewing and researching freight cost to make sure they are aligned with the forecast 
  • Preparing sensitivity analysis based on key drivers and provide detailed analysis on total budget as well as unit costs
  • Ensuring correct application of Group policies and standards to reporting processes are adopted and provide advice and guidance where required.
  • Reviewing processes and internal controls and recommends/implement changes to drive improvements in cost management and governance
  • Maintaining and managing all logistics cost centres
  • Supporting all warehouse / freight projects and new market/product launches and any ad-hoc requests

The person

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Experience in a global FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
  • Knowledge of SAP and Power BI useful but not essential
  • Experience in analysing data with the focus on cost saving action as a result
  • Experience in reporting to shareholders
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to present key findings and trends to aid business improvement

The benefits

£60,000 - £80,000 pa


Leighton Thomas
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Logistics Finance Business Partners, Reference: LT / BBBH16130". Thank you for your interest.