Rutherford Cross Retained by Dobbies to Bring in a Finance Business Partner

Rutherford Cross is delighted to be retained by Dobbies to bring in a Finance Business Partner to join their team.

For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality horticulture. During this time, Dobbies have been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK.Today, Dobbies is the UK’s largest Garden Centre retailer with stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, with its largest store recently opening in Antrim on 5th October. Naturally, Dobbies have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around. Dobbies currently have 77 stores across the UK, the majority of which are the well-known garden centre format encompassing their plants and gardening, home and food ranges, restaurants, and in some locations, soft play areas.


As a private equity-backed business, Dobbies have doubled their garden centre estate in the last three years and have plans to sustain this going forward through both organic growth and further acquisitions. With over 3,600 employees, this is an exciting and vibrant place to work.


Dobbies Garden Centres are seeking to recruit a Finance Business Partner where this individual will play a key part in the high-performing Business Partnering team. The role will require strong commercial, analytical and problem-solving skills combined with experience in developing strong business partnering relationships that will aid decision-making across the business.


The position is best suited to a commercially minded, qualified accountant (or qualified by experience) with experience working within retail or a similar environment. It is important to be able to understand commercial processes with a strong business partnering ability. You will work closely with the Director of Commercial Finance monitoring investment performance, whilst also building meaningful relationships with senior stakeholders across the organisation.


To find out more about the opportunity, click here for more information.

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