Title:  Finance Business Partner

Reference Number:  4043

Tamworth, GB, B78 1SE

Date:  9 Jul 2024
Company:  LKQ Euro Car Parts

Job Overview

We are excited to be recruiting for a new Finance Business Partner to support our Logistics function. The Logistics functions covers our 3 Distribution Centres in Tamworth and Dublin and our Rapid Fulfilment Centres (RFCs) across the country. This role will play a vital role in supporting the financials of this function by working hand-in-hand with the Head of Finance for Logistics to provide strategic financial guidance and analysis to key stakeholders. By joining the Commercial Finance and FPP&A team, you'll become an integral part of our logistics strategy. This role represents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to senior leadership and make a significant impact on the company's overall logistics success. 

Why work for LKQ

We are a people first organisation – for our colleagues, the customer is at the heart of everything we do, and in turn we put our colleagues at the forefront of our business. As with many of our roles, we are happy to talk about flexible working options, we are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance. We’re looking for people who love what they do, are passionate about delivering only the very best and make it their business to excel, whatever their role. We strive to support all our employees through their individual career paths and thrive within our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Compile and analyse data for weekly reports, monthly forecasts and budgets supporting the Logistics function
  • Facilitate a prompt and accurate month-end close
  • Manage income trackers including associated invoicing
  • Conduct monthly finance reviews with senior stakeholders
  • Prepare monthly P&Ls with commentary for functional managers
  • Manage project trackers, including capital expenditure processes and attendance at weekly meetings

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Strong financial modelling and data analysis skills
  • Experience with month-end preparation/close
  • Experience in forecasting and planning
  • Excellent relationship management skills with all levels and departments
  • An understanding of logistics costs drivers and profitability analysis would be advantageous 

What we offer

  • Annual bonus
  • Enhanced parental benefits
  • EAP
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hapi-benefits (retail discount)
  • Staff discount

LKQ Euro Car Parts sits at the heart of the automotive aftermarket, supplying an unrivalled range of vehicle parts to over 18,000 customers through a world-class logistics operation in the UK and