Finance Business Partner - Reverse Logistics

£350 | Newark-on-Trent | Contract
Posted 1 month ago

Finance Business Partner - Reverse Logistics
Newark - with regular travel to other UK sites
Ongoing contract
£350 per day

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key clients a leader in retail to support with the recruitment of a Finance Business Partner to support on an interim basis for at least the next six months

The Role

* Partner with the business to maximise the profitability of the reverse logistics operations including Net Returns Write-offs, Non-New stock, and returns, including recovery analysis and provisions.
* Work with the business area to develop strategic plans for asset exit & recovery, along with supporting the process & growth of EBay Sales Channel.
* You will also provide in depth financial modelling & analysis to ensure visibility, strong decision making & best value solutions

Duties & Responsibilities

* Business Partner with the Asset Recovery & Reverse Logistics leadership team to ensure commercial opportunities are maximised and risks mitigated
* Lead the team to deliver high quality support and challenge to the Business Process - understand & establish robust process within this area. To understand and be able to articulate the operational process & how that translates & impacts the financial number.
* Commercial Analysis and Support - Provide detailed understanding and insight on day to day operational results and present the results in a clear manner at key operational forums
* Budgeting and Forecasting - Accountable for short and medium term planning for Reverse Logistics, EBay sales channel, NWRO & Wholesale costs delivering a fully aligned, accurate and challenging plan (supported by the Financial Planning CoE). To work closely with the Reverse Accountant to delivery this.
* Work with the business on a regular basis to highlight opportunities and risks.
* Strategic planning - assist the Head of Finance - Supply Chain with the development of the long term strategic plans for the Reverse / Sales/ Recovery areas e.g. EBay Growth as a sales channel.
* Decision Support & Analysis - Develop robust business cases, tracking delivery of initiatives and associated enabler costs. Measuring performance via a robust post implementation review.
* Reporting - develop and deliver robust and insightful reports, with the Reporting CoE, to drive improvements

Skills & Experience

* Candidates will ideally be degree educated with an accountancy qualification to support this
* Previous retail or commercial/operational experience is highly preferred and would be a distinct advantage
* Candidates will ideally have strong modelling skills and be confident working with complex financial and commercial data
* The ability to apply financial and accounting management knowledge to commercial and operational business areas will be highly advantageous
* Candidates will be results focused and accustomed to working with senior stakeholders with ease

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin
0161 237 0063

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