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Are you passionate about providing value adding support to the business and translate their requirements into improved solutions? And would you like to work with one of the best-known optical brands in Northern Europe? If so, you could be our new Finance Business Partner supporting internal reporting across our five markets in Northern Europe.

This position is a 12-month maternity cover with the possibility of extension

What you’ll do 
As Finance Business Partner you will become part of the Northern European Finance Function. With direct report to Senior Finance Business Partner, you will together with the team hold the overall responsibility of securing that all internal reporting, rolling forecasting & budgeting for the region are prepared in a timely & accurate manner. On top of this Specsavers Finance have “Continuous improvement” and improving current ways of working as part of our focus area and this role will be part of the work here with the aim to continually challenge our ways of working and seek improvements where possible.

Your most important job tasks will be:
  • Business partner for the “Commercial” area of our business supporting predominately IT, Legal & Finance stakeholders
  • Monthly meetings with Cost Centre owners 
  • Own details in budget & re-forecast process, from A-Z
  • Accountability of Store Reporting numbers being received from all countries, updated and reported on monthly to Retail teams in the region
  • Support with monthly reporting for the Northern European Region and follow up with countries
  • Support continuous improvement agenda. Challenge current ways of working, identify areas for improvement, automate processes etc. 
Who you are 
We are looking for a Finance Business Partner who has experience working with management accounting and reporting. The role requires an individual who has a great understanding of stakeholder management and speaks English fluently in order to ensure consistent collaboration and communication across the region.
Additionally, we are looking for a person who can provide proactive solutions to improve processes, and who likes to work in a fast-paced environment. You will need to have great attention to detail while still being able to keep an overview.
In short, the potential Finance Business Partner must accommodate following qualifications:
  • Experience with management accounting and reporting, potentially from an auditor background or from a similar role in a large cooperation.
  • Experience in modelling outcomes with a degree of abstraction to support decision making.
  • Master’s degree within finance, economy, or the like
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Power BI user skills or desire to pick these up
  • Good communication and presentation skills with the ability to engage with colleagues at all levels, including those that are non-finance. 
 
What’s in it for you? 
  • Join a smart, confident, and enthusiastic team with colleagues from many nationalities 
  • No two days will be the same in our fast-moving, international and dynamic matrix environment 
  • Continuous focus on learning and development with many training opportunities 
  • Opportunity to travel occasionally around Europe  
  • Great coffee, lots of laughs, regular birthday treats, spectacular dinners, exciting Christmas parties, and much more 
Is this you? 
Great! 
We’d love to hear from you. To apply, send your application using the link below. We’re on the lookout for the right person to join us as soon as possible, so please apply with your CV, and you’ll hear from us soon. Should you have any questions about the position, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Senior Finance Business Partner, Pia Jensen at +45 21 21 85 18. 

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