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Job Description: Finance Business Partner

Location: Remote

Role: Permanent 

Reports to: Finance Director

About Avado:

Avado believes in unlocking potential and changing lives. Our digitally-powered learning gives people and businesses all over the world the critical skills they need to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world – and tomorrow’s. Our unique approach to lifelong learning combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver experiences that have real impact. Our goal is to reinvent learning for fulfilling lifelong careers.

What You'll Do:

  • Business Partnering to the Executive team, and senior stakeholders, providing support, scrutiny, and challenge
  • Providing financial modelling and analysis for ad hoc projects, including commercial deals, CAPEX investment
  • Collaborating with teams across the business to prepare and analyse various proposals/scenarios, including customer profitability, product profitability, the impact of sales and promotions, pricing changes, as well as the effectiveness of various sales channels and customer segments.
  • Implementation and improvement of business information/planning tools and software
  • Improving the quality and collation of business metrics and KPIs
  • Create and manage the process to review, challenge and ROI reporting on Investment Business Cases

About the experience and skills required:

  • 7+ years in a Commercial Finance Role
  • Commercially focused role for a proactive and tenacious finance professional
  • Advanced Excel skills, including previous ownership of complex financial models
  • Desirable – Experience of implementing a Business Planning Tool (eg Anaplan, Workday Adaptive)
  • Desirable – Experienced user of Salesforce, Accounting Seed

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays – 25 days (bank holidays on top & birthday paid day off)
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
  • Avado learning days – Friday half day dedicated to self-learning
  • Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)
  • Good work life balance through flexible and remote working
  • A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace
  • The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands
  • A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity  
  • A truly collaborative and non-hierarchal working environment 

And we’re highly inclusive….

Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.  



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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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