Costing Business Partner

Northampton, Northamptonshire


Reference No: 17609/001_1710258768

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Greenwell Gleeson are recruiting for a Costing Business Partner to join a well established manufacturing and FMCG business.

Job Title: Costing Business Partner

Location: Northampton

Salary: Up to 60k

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Hybrid Working: Yes, 2 days from home

Company Overview: Exciting Opportunity alert. We are partnering with a leading and well established (trading history dating back 300 years) manufacturing and FMCG company in Northampton, dedicated to innovation and excellence in their field. With hundreds of years of success under their belt, they’re now pushing boundaries and embracing new technology all whilst still taking immense pride in their heritage. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of their existing story and play a part in their continued growth.

Role Overview: As the Costing Business Partner you’ll be at the heart of the financial strategy, supporting decision making and driving business growth through product costing, margin analysis and product profitability. Your insights will be crucial by evaluating products and projects and ensuring financial health.

Key Responsibilities:


Responsible for the delivery of timely and accurate product costings

Supporting the Commercial team, understanding cost drivers, inflation, factory costs & logistics

Responsible for maintaining BOM’s & standard costs throughout the Division

Support in the annual standard cost revaluation process

Maintenance of cost of sales data in Integrated Planning tool, ensuring accuracy to SAP costings

Responsible for the margin by analysis, working with the Finance Business partners, reporting monthly versus budget

Playing a key role in the budgeting and forecasting process

Responsible for the continuous improvement of the costing process, working with the wider team, ensuring live forms include latest pricing & costs where applicable

Continuously improving relationships between Finance and key departments & stakeholders

Working with Project Managers on new business, launches etc.

Spending time in the factory (all sites) & working with Ops and Finance BP to understand time and motion of products, waste, capacity constraints, complexity etc

Attend new product launches where required.


Competitive salary of circa 60k, 10% bonus, 25 days annual leave plus birthday off, enhanced pension, hybrid working

Dynamic, collaborative and fun working environment

Stable, well established business.

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