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  • Finance Business Partner - Sales

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 24-Oct-2018
  • Job reference: 18366

Job Description

Are you a qualified accountant looking for a highly commercial role with real business exposure?


We have an opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to be based at our office in Lakeside, Northampton. Reporting into the Head of Finance (Commercial & Sales), you will play an important role as part of the Sales Leadership team by partnering with the Managing Director for Sales and his direct reports in order to drive business performance and mitigate risk. You will contribute to the wider GM finance function by working closely with the Head of Finance to provide high quality commercial and financial support to allow for improved decision making, understanding of performance drivers and actionable business intelligence.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly reporting of Sales performance to allow the Sales Leadership Team to understand and manage their performance

  • Management of the reporting of the Customer pyramid, understanding the ledgers and classification of all Customers

  • Identify opportunities to maximise performance through increased revenue and margin, reduced cost, or more optimum use of capital assets

  • Working with Leadership team to build budgets and 5 year plans, and supporting Head of Finance (Commercial & Sales) in delivery of the annual Budgeting Process for TP Merchanting

  • Ongoing working relationship with PredictX (3rd Party) to drive value from reports and suite of resources.


Travis Perkins are a UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets and we have been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010. As we have over 20+ businesses in our group, the opportunities to progress your career here are endless. Not only will you gain a deep understanding of the GM division, but you’ll gain a truly holistic understanding of the wider business.


To be considered, you’ll need to be a qualified accountant, with proven commercial and analytical experience. You will be ambitious and be keen to learn and develop. In return, we can offer you a long term career opportunity to progress through the organisation, alongside a competitive salary and excellent company benefits.


Interested? We’re really looking forward to your application!


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