Due to continued growth and expansion of the division an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Finance team based in Witham, Essex. The Dental Directory is a one-stop-shop for all Dental practice needs, from everyday sundries, facial aesthetic products and training, to state-of-the-art surgery equipment including dental units and digital imaging apparatus and engineering and lab services. From humble beginnings more than 40 years ago The Dental Directory has grown to become one of the UK’s largest dental dealers with a product range of more than 27,000 different products that cover every aspect of modern dentistry. Through acquisitions and organic growth the Dental Directory group of companies now employs over 570 people across four UK locations.

Role Purpose:

A business partnering role supporting various areas of the Sales and support functions. The job will involve supporting and challenging our commercial colleagues to maximise profitability.

Key Skills:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and producing daily, weekly and monthly KPI reporting for budget holders to enable increased visibility of activity, sales and costs.
  • Work with large data sets across key systems to produce meaningful analysis to support business decision making.
  • Support business to develop robust processes to ensure financial integrity.
  • Work as a Business Partners to the Commercial Director to build budgets and forecasts in areas of responsibility.
  • Support the co-ordination and production of the business wide quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process.
  • Work with the Commercial Finance Manager & Commercial Directors to undertake project appraisals and investment modelling where required.
  • Responsible for working with stakeholders across the business to support and drive improved performance.
  • Undertake any ad-hoc tasks and analysis as and when required.


Skills Required:

  •  Excellent time management and interpersonal skills, Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think commercially and see the bigger picture
  • Able to influence and work effectively with non-financial managers
  • Strong analytical skills, with an analytical mindset
  • Excellent financial systems and Microsoft office skills particularly Excel
  • Flexible outlook and ability to cope with significant change
  • Continually seeks improvement and more effective methods of working
  • Works well in a pressured environment
  • Ability to be held accountable for own area of responsibility
  • Understanding of finance systems and standardised processes

Qualifications & Experience:

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience of working in a commercial finance or financial analysis role
  • Experience of developing management reporting
  • Experience of budget and forecast processes
  • Experience of using budget models
  • Extensive experience of using financial systems and Excel


Qualifications Required:

  •  Part - qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA accountant or QBE

Closing Date:

Due to the volume of applications expected for this role, if you do not hear from us by the 31st May 2019, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.