Join us as our Business Finance Partner on a 12-month maternity cover.

Closing Date: August 26th 2022

Job Title: Business Finance Partner
Business Unit: EV Cargo
Location: This role is hybrid with a requirement to travel to our office in Gerrards Cross – SL9 7AP – 2/3 days a week
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive – based on experience
Closing Date: 26/08/2022

The role:

Join us as our Business Finance Partner on a 12-month maternity cover.

In this role you will be the key business partner to the Tech CEO and the Sales Leadership Teams, you will have strong financial planning, analysis, reporting and performance management skills to ensure the Business and its Leadership can make and deliver on its commitments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation, implementation, and execution of effective decision support techniques & tools to ensure the business maximises business opportunities and mitigates risks going forward.
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the Tech finance team onshore and offshore to ensure finance function is organised and efficient.
  • Drive commercial agenda across the business division, building strong relationships with the Market Leadership Team and Sales channels, providing insight and influence to deliver Business goals.
  • Lead the day-to-day activities of the Business Finance group including all operational activities and reporting; Variance analysis, business modelling, partner profitability, control, pricing responsibility, bid processing, sales pipeline monitoring and all FPA planning.
  • Develop business finance partnering analytics, tools and techniques to meet the needs of the business and its respective stakeholders. These new processes and tools need to allow rapid and accurate business performance analysis to ensure high quality decision support for business & sales leadership.
  • Identify business opportunities, supporting new product development, reviewing pricing strategies and attending senior customer negotiations.
  • Ensure timely submissions of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, forecasting and budgeting requirements in line with corporate requirements.
  • Provide strategic insight and analysis into the Sales commissionable forecasts to anticipate risks and opportunities in the sales pipeline.
  • Ensure that sales pipeline contracts are structured optimally for revenue recognition accounting purposes and profit-sharing models.
  • Maintain a robust financial control environment & ensure regulatory compliance in local markets.
  • Identification, tracking and evaluation of customer data Business Insight tools.
  • Provide guidance and influence to improve wider operating performance of the sales channels.

What are we looking for:

Education to degree level and qualified in ACA/ACCA or CIMA Accountant
Strong financial controls experience and have excellent analytical, numeric reasoning, problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail.
Proven experience of producing reports
Knowledge of IFRS and corporate business legislation
Be able to build, manage and motivate a small onshore & offshore team
Have experience of working with senior local market leaders
Good communication skills and ability to influence a range of stakeholders across the organisation
Expert excel user with excellent data manipulation skills
Be a self-disciplined self-starter with the ability to work autonomously and/or remotely
Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise and react to change quickly and positively and meet deadlines
Knowledge of IFRS and corporate business legislation

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join the team who consistently strive to provide an excellent service and build a strong, positive reputation within the business.


What will we offer?

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our colleagues to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave,  excellent pension scheme and life assurance.

There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you are looking for a fast-paced company, with a global brand and a strong UK presence that actively invests in its people, then this is an excellent opportunity for you to work within a friendly, proactive successful team.

Diversity and Inclusion
Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does. We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business. By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.

EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.

If you have any queries, please contact: [email protected]


Apply for the role here.

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