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Finance Business Partner

Posted 23 May 2024
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0 to 7 years
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The Finance Business Partner will act as a strategic collaborator to deliver financial results which drive current and strategic business priorities. You will influence, educate and support sales management leaders and team members to ensure business performance to achieve our growth strategy, and you will support and drive elements of the performance management and investment process of the company.

What does the role involve?

As Finance Business Partner, you will deliver business critical advice and strategic support on many aspects of finance through acting as a partner to the sales and finance management team; you will require a strong understanding of the business to assess the financial implications of various business strategies and solve business problems to support sustainable profitable growth. You will share the right financial information to all stakeholders to enable fact-based business decisions and be the voice of reason between business opportunities and associated risks.

From an operational perspective, you will work in close collaboration with the organization’s Head of Finance, and the Sales Management team and have P&L responsibility to drive the sales performance management process, with particular emphasis on improving effectiveness and efficiency of OPEX, pricing, margin, sales target setting, and big order steering.

As a senior member of finance, you will contribute to the creation of roadmaps, planning activities and setting objectives. You will be required to support team leaders and coach colleagues to build a finance pipeline for your organization and for the global finance team.

With an entrepreneurial mindset, you will challenge the status quo, taking calculated risks to drive and develop innovation from within. You will proactively monitor the external environment and translate relevant trends into the organization, to ensure agility and value creation.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • Extensive experience in a financial, consultancy or auditing role within a multinational organization
  • Proven experience in business planning, financial planning (forecasting/budgeting) & analysis
  • Evidence of leadership and coaching preferred
  • Proven experience of acting as a strategic business partner through influencing and interacting with key stakeholders across a matrix organization.
  • Proficiency in English - written and verbal
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to structure clear presentations and to simplify a financial message to non-finance stakeholders
  • A strong business acumen together with pro-active behavior, and conceptual thinking
  • Passion to identify external trends (e.g. digitalization) and act as change agent
  • A willingness and ability towards continuous learning
  • High cultural awareness with an adaptive leadership style

Who should apply?

Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this. Some of our benefits include:
  • Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
  • 6% employer pension contributions
  • Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company vehicle and fuel card for sales roles
  • 33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
  • Paid leave to work on charitable projects
  • Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
  • Different ways to work flexibly, including working from home and compressed hours
  • Employee resource groups focused on gender, mental health, race, disability, LGBTQ+ and sustainability topics
  • Trips to locations such as Milan, New York and global HQ for high performers across all teams
Our Regional Head Office is based at Circle Square in Central Manchester, where we are located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop. We offer a hybrid working pattern between the office and home and different ways to work flexibly so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

Wij zijn Hilti, wereldwijd marktleider als toeleverancier van de bouw. Meer dan 50 jaar groeien we harder dan dat de economie doet. Hoe? Het allerbeste na streven voor onze klanten en onze mensen. Daarom staan de meest innovatieve producten en de beste service aan de basis van ons succes.|
Integriteit, moed, teamwork en commitment staan aan de basis van onze bedrijfscultuur. Een unieke werkgever met een 'high performing' cultuur waarbij we tegelijkertijd ook goed zorgen voor onze mensen.

Construction
Berkel en Rodenrijs
Active in 120 countries
33,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 33 years