Finance Business Partner
Rutherford Cross
June 2, 2022
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Industry and Commerce
Financial Leadership and Control


Rutherford Cross are pleased to be engaged by a high-tech Manufacturing company in North Glasgow to help appoint the newly created position of Finance Business Partner. They operate a hybrid and flexible working pattern with an earlier finish on a Friday. Salary up to 50k.

This position has been created due to significant growth in business (head count growth of 33% in the last 6 months at their Glasgow facility). Further growth is planned, and this business-critical role has been created to act as the bridge between the Management Accountant and the Financial Controller. We are looking for someone who has the strength of personality to interface with a wide range of internal stakeholders and who can add colour to the numbers and explain them in layman’s terms.

Ideally, we are looking to engage with qualified accountants who have a strong understanding of standard costing and have previously worked in a manufacturing environment. This is a hugely exciting time to join this organisation as they have just trebled their manufacturing capacity and are taking on more work from Germany & America. It is anticipated that the duties and responsibilities of this role will grow with the business as it expands, and the successful candidate develops a track record of delivery

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Lead annual standard cost setting process
  • Inventory reconciliation & Costing experience
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly accounts & ensure accuracy of all reported data
  • Analyse & report on all departmental expenditure, efficiency measures and manufacturing variances highlighting any trends
  • Develop a suite of reports for the contract manufacturing business
  • Assist the management team formulating budgets & forecasts
  • Provide ad-hoc support for FC & other members of the Management Team

Skills Required

  • Microsoft Excel at advanced level
  • Ability to process and interpret large volumes of data
  • Experienced Oracle user or similar ERP system
  • Experience of Hyperion or Similar Forecasting Cube
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Manufacturing Costing knowledge
  • Pro-active & flexible
  • Business improvement skillset / mind-set

For an initial confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Harry Young at Rutherford Cross on 07494 280 500 / [email protected]

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