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Finance Business Partner (FMCG)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork North

Ref # 6550

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Barden have been engaged by a leading Irish business, based in North Cork to assist them in identifying a strong Finance Business Partner to join a commercially focussed Finance Team.

This is a broad and varied role with an ideal mix of financial performance and analysis as well as business partnering with key stakeholders to provide insightful value-add information. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical ability, be commercially astute and bring an energetic attitude to the team.


There is an immediate opportunity for a finance business partner to support a number of key business units within the organisation. This broad role will report directly to the Financial Controller and cover the following duties:

– Take on a lead role in the forecasting and budgeting setting process

– Act as a key Finance Business Partner to the business stakeholders

– Identify and investigate variances to budget & forecast, proactively identifying opportunities for improvement

– Develop and maintain strong relationships with the business and cross functional teams at all levels

– Deep dive into financial data and become subject matter expert with the ability to provide additional insights to the business

– Become a central point of contact between Finance and the wider business

– Participate in group wide projects as required


– Qualified Accountant with 5+ years PQE

– Strong influencing skills

– Ability to lead and drive change

– Good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

– Commercially astute with strong analytical skills

– Experience operating as a business partner to commercial functions

– Highly motivated and dynamic


Barden’s Accounting and Tax recruitment practice is where finance professionals go before they start looking for a job. Make sure you get expert advice about your Accounting / Tax career from Barden first – your future is just too important to leave to chance.

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Working with Jonathan’s team
Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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