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Finance Business Partner





Posted: 22/11/2022

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An exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join Jewson in Coventry. This will be part of our Commercial Finance team which is at the most commercial end of the finance spectrum within Jewson. We operate with hybrid working and flexibility and share knowledge openly and have a very collaborative spirit.

If you are looking for an attractive sector to move into then construction is highly sought after. This sector contributes to the economy, creating jobs and wealth and it also makes a positive impact on the world around us.

Jewson is a Saint-Gobain brand, making us part of one of the largest construction organisations in the world.

This purpose of the role will be to partner with the Category Director providing proactive finance decision support to drive strategic and tactical growth of the categories. This will mostly suit a part-qualified finance candidate.

Experience needed:

Experience of working in a commercial finance role or in a commercial function so could be procurement or supply chain (we are open).
A strong understanding and awareness of commercial aspects.
Highly numerate with excellent analytical skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent communication and the ability to influence and manage across a matrix organisation.
Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple simultaneous prioritiesResponsibilities:

Partner with Category Director; challenge and support on financial performance of category and identify tactical areas of growth.
Modelling supplier deal options, including scenario testing with recommendations
Looking at margin performance of categories to understand what the key drivers are.
Forecasting the year end rebate position including identifying rebate opportunities and risk.
Track and create net margin reports.Salary and benefit

Competitive Salary + annual bonus.
Private Healthcare.
Flexible working.
A defined contribution pension scheme.
25 days' holiday + 8 days (bank holidays)
Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days' holiday to be bought or sold).
Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
Staff discounts on high street and other great benefits.Being part of the Saint-Gobain Group we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open, engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a 'Top Employer' for 7 consecutive years.

We are an inclusive employer and keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

If you're up for a new challenge and think you've got what it takes, apply online today

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