Finance Business Partner- Logistics

Stafford, Staffordshire
December 27, 2023
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Job Description

It’s a great time to join Screwfix. Thanks to the hard work of our team and record-breaking sales, we’re proud to be one of the fastest-growing retailers in the UK. And we want to pass that growth onto you.

Whether you’re in procurement, digital, marketing or finance, there’s a role for you here.

As Finance Business Partner- Logistics, you will support the Logistics Finance function to ensure delivery of budget through effective business partnering, in line with Screwfix strategy and core competencies.

This is a hands-on role in a fast-paced environment, requiring excellent analytical, organisation and communication skills.

We believe that a hybrid, flexible working approach offers you and your colleagues – the best of both worlds. Face-to-face collaboration is an integral part of our warm, friendly culture, so you’ll work from one of our Distribution Centres in Stafford or Stoke for 3 days a week, working flexibly around our core working hours of 10am-3pm. You will also need to be able to travel to our Head Office in Yeovil as and when required.

Beyond that, how, when and where you work is up to you.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Industry: Finance Services

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire


  • Build trusted partnership with the business to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions promoting business improvements and cost reductions.
  • Produce insightful management information to support the key stakeholders in understanding performance against Budget, Flex Budget and Forecasts.
  • Conduct detailed analysis to support key decision making and effectively communicating any risks to delivering the plan.
  • Consistently seek to identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Work with the Screwfix and Wincanton Finance teams to ensure reports are simple, consistent, accurate, received in good time and process improvements are implemented wherever possible.
  • Work with other Finance colleagues to share knowledge and ensure best practice is shared across the team.


  • Qualified accountant

Experience of variance analysis including volume, efficiency, rate and mix is essential * Experience in Logistics or Manufacturing is desirable

  • Commercially aware and highly numerate
  • Desire to identify opportunities and propose solutions
  • Ability to communicate performance in a meaningful way to non-finance colleagues.
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Flexibility and the ability to adjust to new demands

What’s in it for me?

You do your best when you feel your best, so we’ve chosen benefits that truly matter and support your wellbeing.

Subsidised canteen: We offer a great selection of hot and cold food at our subsidised canteen, as well as a warm, inviting place for you to eat. So whether you prefer a packed lunch or an easy life, we cater to all.

Free parking: No one wants to spend their mornings circling around the car park. So whether you have a work vehicle or not, there’ll always be a free spot for you and your car.

Parental leave policy: We offer Enhanced Family Leave for our UK and ROI based colleagues. Our policies and resources are inclusive for all parents and include enhanced pay terms and generous leave policies. We’ve put everything we think you should know on our dedicated intranet page, ready for when you need it. Find out more on our website.

Other benefits:

  • Award-Winning Pension Scheme
  • Discounts at Screwfix, B&Q and other High-Street Retailers
  • Company Bonus
  • Award-Winning Apprenticeship Schemes
  • Gym Discount at Nuffield Gyms
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Enhanced Family leave
  • Retail Trust counselling services
  • Life cover

Sustainability at Screwfix

We’re committed to building a better future for our community and our planet. That’s why we’re doing everything we can in six key areas: eliminating carbon emissions, reducing and recycling waste, sourcing responsibly, keeping products in use for longer, selling more sustainable products and providing sustainable packaging. We’re on a mission to put sustainability at the forefront of everything we do. Join us.

We’ve worked hard to create a culture of inclusivity and genuine community. We’re a company built on teamwork, and the best teams are ones in which everyone can share their view. Whatever your background, however you identify, you’ll be listened to, encouraged, and given the tools and training you need to get ahead. You’ll always know where you are with us. We’re open. We’re fair. And we believe in opportunities for everyone.

We believe in equity for all. Please let us know at if you need any additional support or adjustments when it comes to your application.